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As adults, we do know more, but we dont know enough. People can be very unthinkingly callous
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"As adults, we do know more, but we don't know enough. People can be very unthinkingly callous"

- Dennis Potter

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This quote by Dennis Potter talks to the concept that, as adults, we might have more understanding than we did as children, but we still don't know enough. This is particularly true when it pertains to understanding the sensations and experiences of others. Too often, adults can be senseless and insensitive when it comes to the battles of those around them. We might not be aware of the complete level of the problems that someone else is dealing with, therefore we can be fast to judge or make assumptions without considering the complete context. Potter's quote functions as a tip to be conscious of the experiences of others and to be more compassionate and understanding.

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United Kingdom Flag This quote is written / told by Dennis Potter between May 17, 1935 and June 7, 1994. He/she was a famous Dramatist from United Kingdom. The author also have 30 other quotes.

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