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The book is full of insight on human nature.
  a clear understanding of some aspect of a complex situation; or a tendency to have such understandings
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insight insights insightful insightfully insightfulness
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  • The book is full of insight on human nature.
  • The study offers further insight into the Palestinian situation.
  • But problems that require a flash of insight operate by different rules.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • This afternoon I tried to give you some help in a roundabout way to make it easier for you, to give you some insight, to soften it a little—
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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  • In another flash of insight, born of the awareness that only makes itself known deep in the night, when the mind opens strange doors, I realize something else.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • You have a lot of insight for a Morlock.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Elise called her family to get some insight into what was happening and to have her relatives meet Maxon and the king once they got to New Asia.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • Thanks for the insight.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • "I don’t think they hold my insights in particularly high regard."
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • …dirty catfish children, helping catfish babies get instructional education just because garfish get delight assisting infants’ growth and famously inspire confidence in immature catfish, giving experience (and joy even); however, blowfish jeer insightful garfish, disparaging inappropriately, doing damage, even insulting benevolent, charming, jovial garfish, hurting and frustrating deeply; joy fades but hurt feelings bring just grief; inevitable irritation hastens feeling blue; however,…
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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  • Pete told her how much the clients were appreciating her input, her candor and her insights.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I hadn’t witnessed anything at Danbury to allay my fear of childbirth, but for the first time I had some tiny insight on the mother-child relationship.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Bernard and I continued to track leads and interview people who had insights to share about life in Monroe County.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "Maybe you’re right," she said quietly, surprised by his insight.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • But even that insight dulled when she thought of Peony.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • I read each thread, and felt like I was getting a secret insight into the workings of Will’s brain.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Reynie had a sudden insight: Rhonda was calling attention to herself on purpose.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • I had only a vague insight, not the words.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Page celebrated the publication of Keneally’s book Schindler’s Ark (Schindler’s List in the United States) in 1982 and contributed valuable insight to the 1993 Steven Spielberg film, Schindler’s List.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Dell was now in his mid-thirties, and while he wasn’t insightful or even thoughtful, he knew that this counseling job in Bakersfield would make or break him.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • What insights could they reveal, if the Whitshanks walked over to them that very instant and asked?
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Nothing came—no answers, no remembrances, no insights—only the choking white waves of the fog.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • What insights did you gain about what’s important?
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • By 2002, he was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a less severe form of autism that made socializing difficult but also provided unique insights into the world.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Dupont, after all, would not have known who had been given the replicas of the diamond; he had no insight into the last-second safeguards of the museum.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • It was in a great yellow house on The Point, a house of exquisite proportions, that I can remember first feeling some compassion and insight into the condition of black people.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Of the many commentators on the Nazi concentration camps, few have written with greater insight and passion than the critic George Steiner.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He insists he has some insight into defeating Camp Jupiter.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I think it shows great insight to the relationship between man, animal, and Earth.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • You’re full of startling insight, bro.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Oahu had been insight before they entered the storm, but now they had no idea where it was.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • See if he has any insight.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Female vegetarian nonsmoker to share harmonious space with insightful Virgo and cat.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • Very insightful, Valentine.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Laila wondered, with something like insight, if it wasn’t the same for Mariam.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • But Mommy did not have that insight, and from that moment on she hated Delaware.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • The idea of authority, which they represented, was associated in our minds with a greater insight and a more humane wisdom.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • As if to confirm my fresh insight, I heard him growl.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • But to be perfectly frank, this childish idea that the author of a novel has some special insight into the characters in the novel …. it’s ridiculous.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • I pretended that I lived off the land and had insights.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • If you have insight, hear this: Can one who hates right govern?
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • In connection with this, there is one circumstance which makes your recollections peculiarly valuable, and renders your early insight the more remarkable.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • It was a lesser job, night-crew nurturing, assigned to those who lacked the interest or skills or insight for the more vital jobs of the daytime hours.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • I can’t force you to go there, but if you’d like a little more insight, just head for the stars.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • On the contrary I was then wiser and had more insight than at any other time, and understood all that is worth understanding in life, because…. because I was happy.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • In his noble soul love and widest knowledge were blended with faith that had become insight.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • Quentin scowled at him, but I laughed at Roy Lee’s insight.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • Her child was living inside the middle of a ground zero to which no affair on her own husband’s part could offer her insight.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • I thought of muses as inventions to protect one’s insight, to avoid questions like "Where do your ideas come from?"
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • How much had he figured out already with his crazy, insightful shrewdness? I kept myself focused on the task at hand.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
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