„… you realize that you don't understand yourself any better than you understand anyone else.“

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„If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.“

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„If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don't understand the problems and you don't understand the technology.“

—  Bruce Schneier American computer scientist 1963

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„Anything you don't understand is dangerous until you do understand it.“

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„I just don't understand the need to name something "the best" or more better than something else.“

—  Harrison Ford American film actor and producer 1942

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„I teach identity leadership, based on the philosophy that you can’t lead anybody else until you lead yourself. Once you understand who you are, you can really focus on becoming the expert in your field.“

—  Stedman Graham American businessman 1951

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