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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

Austrian writer.
Born: 1830 - Died: 1916
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

They understand but little who understand only what can be explained.



Note 

Note



Other version: "Those who understand only what can be explained understand very little."




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Die verstehen sehr wenig, die nur das verstehen, was sich erklären läßt.

French
Ils ne comprennent que peu de chose ceux qui ne comprennent que ce qui peut être expliqué.




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See also...



We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.




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