50+ Misunderstanding Quotes Between Lovers & Friendship

By | May 4, 2020

Misunderstandings tend to create so problems between people in a relationship. Here we are providing some quotes that help you express your feelings with misunderstandings all around you. Misunderstanding is a common thing on this globe, whether it is on love, friendship, wife, husband, or office work. This is because there is a certain level of understanding that comes with every person.

The most common cause of people fighting is just a misunderstanding. It tends to create so many problems between couples, friends, and families. It is this very misunderstanding that can irreparably damage a relationship. Here are a few quotes that will help you understand what it’s like to be misunderstood and perhaps, how to do away with misunderstandings.

In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
 – Henry David Thoreau

The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another.
 – Friedrich Nietzsche

The world only goes round by misunderstanding.
 – Charles Baudelaire

“Miscommunication leads to misunderstanding, which rarely leads to anything good.” — Charles F. Glassman

“Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.” — Dream Hampton

“If you want that good feeling that comes from doing things for other folks, then you have to pay for it in abuse and misunderstanding.” — Zora Neale Hurston

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” — Albert Schweitzer

Funny Misunderstanding Quotes in English

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

They ended as all great passions do end—–by a misunderstanding.
 – Honore de Balzac

 “Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.” — Lionel Trilling

 “In human intercourse, the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.” — Henry David Thoreau

 “We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.” — Rudyard Kipling

 “The overall purpose of human communication is – or should be – reconciliation. It should ultimately serve to lower or remove the walls of misunderstanding which unduly separate us human beings, one from another.” — M. Scott Peck

 “Love is a misunderstanding between two fools.” — Oscar Wilde

Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
 – Lionel Trilling

Misunderstanding must be nakedly exposed before true understanding can begin to flourish.
 – Philip Yancey

 “In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.” — Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

 “We are infected by our own misunderstanding of how our own minds work.” — Kevin Kelly

 “It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.” — Charles Baudelaire

 “A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.” — Bob Dylan

 “The world only goes round by misunderstanding.” — Charles Baudelaire

A single moment of misunderstanding is so poisonous, that it makes us forget the hundred lovable moments spent together within a minute.
 – Unknown

 “Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?” — Phillip Roth

 “The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes, and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.” — Simone de Beauvoir

Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.
 – Dream Hampton

To be misunderstood can be the writer’s punishment for having disturbed the reader’s peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
 – Anatole Broyard

 “I think there was a misunderstanding about what yesterday’s meeting was all about, and we had one idea of what we were coming for and they had another. And we got off on a bad foot, but we’re gonna continue to meet tomorrow and move forward.” — Jeff Friedman

 “Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding.” — Unknown

We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.
 – Rudyard Kipling

Misunderstanding Quotes For Couples (Girlfriend/Boyfriend)

 “But let there be no misunderstanding. The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.” — Jim Bunning

 “I know that when people pull apart, they usually employ misunderstanding as a weapon, deliberately getting hold of the stick’s wrong end, impaling themselves on its point in order to prove the perfidy of the other.” — Salman Rushdie

 “Don’t make friends before understanding and don’t break friendship after misunderstanding.” — Unknown

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
 – Albert Schweitzer

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.
 – Martin Luther Kings Jr.

There is not so good an understanding between any two, but the exposure by the one of a serious fault in the other will produce a misunderstanding in proportion to its heinousness.
 – Henry David Thoreau

It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
 – Charles Baudelaire

The proper basis for marriage is mutual misunderstanding.
 – Oscar Wilde

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.
 – Diane Arbus

We can rarely see things from the point of view of another person because we look at the facts through the screen of an impression or an interest which distorts our view; and then there are accusations, quarrels and misunderstanding.
 – Barry Long

A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
 – Bob Dylan

We are infected by our own misunderstanding of how our own minds work.
 – Kevin Kelly

It’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.
 – L.M. Montgomery

In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.
 – Margaret E. Sangster

Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
 – Andre Gide

Hopefully, these quotes helped you realize what it’s like to be misunderstood. Being misunderstood is something that happens to all of us; but what sets a successful person apart, is having the courage to confront them and making peace with them. Misunderstandings are not important. What’s more important is what we do about our misunderstandings and how we resolve it with the people we care about and love in order to stop conflicts and make our relationship with them stronger.

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