Knife Quotes

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death

Sam Snead

The knife is the most permanent, the most immortal, the most ingenious of man's creations. The knife was a guillotine; the knife is a universal means of resolving all knots...

Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin

Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction

John Owen

Lo, the book I hold here, In the city cold here ! I hold it with a gentle hand and love it as I may; Lo, the weary moments! Lo, the icy comments! And lo, false Fortune's knife of gold swift-lifted up to slay! Has the strife no ending? Has the song no meaning? Linger I, idle as of old, while men are reaping or gleaning?

Robert Williams Buchanan

Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, Underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit - Life!

Emily Dickinson

The god's name in the mouth, but in the pocket a knife.

Nepali proverb

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.

James Russell Lowell

The two women exchanged the kind of glance women use when no knife is handy.

Ellery Queen

Playing without the fundamentals is like eating without a knife and fork. You make a mess

Dick Williams

A ragged urchin, aimless and alone, Loitered about that vacancy: a bird Flew up to safety from his well-aimed stone: That girls are raped, that two boys knife a third, Were axioms to him, who'd never heard Of any world where promises were kept Or one could weep because another wept.

Wystan Hugh Auden

And the shark he has his teeth and There they are for all to see And Macheath he has his knife but No one knows where it may be.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

Science does not have a moral dimension. It is like a knife. If you give it to a surgeon or a murderer, each will use it differently.

Wernher von Braun

I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife.

Louise Brooks

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