Unknown Quotes

What scientists are attached to is journeys into the unknown and discovering things that are completely unexpected and baffling and surprising.

Brian Cox

The superior man accords with the course of the Mean. Though he may be all unknown, unregarded by the world, he feels no regret It is only the sage who is able for this.

Confucius

Life inspires more dread than death it is life which is the great unknown.

Emil Cioran

Power gradually extirpates from the mind every humane and gentle virtue. Pity, benevolence, friendship, are things almost unknown in high stations.

Edmund Burke

What is learnt is a handful of sand, while what is unknown is the size of the world.

Tamil proverb

We seek pitifully to convey to others the treasures of our heart, but they have not the power to accept them, and so we go lonely, side by side but not together, unable to know our fellows and unknown by them.

William Somerset Maugham

Success is not gained by perfecting the known, but by imperfectly seizing the unknown.

Kevin W. Kelly

That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.

Leonard Nimoy

The American experience stirred mankind from discovery to exploration. From the cautious quest for what they knew (or thought they knew) was out there, into an enthusiastic reaching to the unknown. These are two substantially different kinds of human enterprise.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Trust is not bound up with knowledge so much as it is with freedom, the openness to the unknown.

Robert C. Solomon

Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.

Henry David Thoreau

Afghan society is very complex, and Afghanistan has a very complex culture. Part of the reason it has remained unknown is because of this complexity.

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.

Charles de Gaulle

The marsh, to him who enters it in a receptive mood, holds, besides mosquitoes and stagnation, melody, the mystery of unknown waters, and the sweetness of Nature undisturbed by man.

CHARLES WILLIAM BEEBE

Life takes us by surprise and orders us to move toward the unknown even when we don't want to and when we think we don't need to.

Paulo Coelho

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