Knowing Quotes

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.

Paulo Coelho

Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

A political candidate who jumps to conclusions without knowing the facts is not a person you want as your commander in chief.

George Walker Bush

We play out our days as we play out cards, taking them as they come, not knowing what they will be, hoping for a lucky card and sometimes getting one, often getting just the wrong one.

Samuel Butler

Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade, just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.

Truman Capote

Some people like to talk of intuition as a way of knowing truth; that gut reactions are as good as evidence based facts. Its a really silly way of thinking...

Derren Victor Brown

Words like freedom, justice, democracy are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.

James Baldwin

There is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.

Paulo Coelho

Life is not a thing of knowing only nay, mere knowledge has properly no place at all save as it becomes the handmaiden of feeling and emotion.

Billings Learned Hand

Knowing English is important, but for us Venezuelans I think it would also be important to know Portuguese. For that reason, we should evaluate the possibility of it being taught in our schools.

Hugo Rafael Chvez Fras

Half the confusion in the world comes from not knowing how little we need.

Richard Evelyn Byrd

Honesty consists not in never stealing but in knowing where to stop in stealing, and how to make good use of what one does steal.

Samuel Butler

An artists touches are sometimes no more articulate than the barking of a dog who would call attention to something without exactly knowing what. This is as it should be, and he is a great artist who can be depended on not to bark at nothing.

Samuel Butler

Truth consists not in never lying but in knowing when to lie and when not to do so.

Samuel Butler

Knowing something may be a terrible burden to bear, but it holds no danger to them as arent afraid of truth.

Orson Scott Card

Knowing whether or not one can live without appeal is all that interests me.

Albert Camus

The secret of great battles consists in knowing how to deploy and concentrate at the right time.

Napoleon Bonaparte

She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.

William M. Kucmierowski

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.

Robert H. Schuller

It is the most wonderful feeling in the world, knowing you are loved and wanted.

Jayne Mansfield

The only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing.

Socrates

He is the wisest and the most knowing man who advises people not to lose hope and faith in the Mercy of God and not to be too sure and over-confident of immunity from His Wrath and Punishment.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

If we understand the mechanism and motives of the group mind, it is now possible to control and regiment the masses according to our will without them knowing it.

Edward Bernays

Hell is the opposite of joy. It is unfulfillment. It is knowing Who and What You Are, and failing to experience that. It is being less.

NEALE DONALD WALSCH

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