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Knowing Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Knowing Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

 

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

Wisdom is knowing what to do next.
- David Starr Jordan

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide


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There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
- the character Morpheus in the movie The Matrix

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

Be prepared for life -
to live happily and without regret,
knowing that you have done your best.
- the Boy Scout Handbook

Today, I will do my best...
and then relax in the knowing
that I have done all I could.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing,
the rest is mere sheep-herding.
- Ezra Pound

The only thing that makes life possible
is permanent, intolerable uncertainty;
not knowing what comes next.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life,
and urge doing.
I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've always supported myself.
I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially,
but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.
- Barbara Feldon

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
- David Starr Jordan

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
- William James

Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact
degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
- Stephen Leacock

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort
of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but to pour them all out, just as they are,
chaff and grain together,
knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
keep what is worth keeping, and then,
with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
- George Eliot

The most important single ingredient in the formula
of success is knowing how to get along with people.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks
for everything that happens to you,
knowing that every step forward is a step toward
achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
- Brian Tracy

I Dance with a Light Heart.
I play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience.
Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
- Hal Borland

Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment,
all you have is all you need.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

You are to have implicit confidence in your own ability,
knowing that it is the nature of thought
to externalize itself in your health and affairs,
knowing that you are the thinker.
- Ernest Holmes

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.
Art is knowing which ones to keep.
- Scott Adams

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

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion,
who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement,
who can tolerate not knowing...
not healing, not curing...
that is a friend who cares.
- Henri Nouwen

I decided that it was not wisdom that
enabled poets to write their poetry,
but a kind of instinct or inspiration,
such as you find in seers and prophets
who deliver all their sublime messages
without knowing in the least what they mean.
- Socrates

What is success? I think it is a mixture of having
a flair for the thing that you are doing;
knowing that it is not enough,
that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
- Margaret Thatcher

A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything,
should conceal it as well as she can.
- Jane Austen

Knowing how people will use something is essential.
- Donald Norman

They may not like us, but they can't get away from knowing who we are.
- Robert Smith

It is strange how one feels drawn forward without knowing
at first where one is going.
- Gustav Mahler

The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.
- Oswald Chambers

When history looks back, it will prove what I'll die knowing.
- Jack Kevorkian

Its all about finding the right note at the right place
and knowing when to leave well enough alone.
And that's a lifelong quest.
- David Sanborn

No one makes a revolution by himself;
and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes
without quite knowing how,
because it is everybody who takes them in hand.
- George Sand

We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Without the way, there is no going; without the truth,
there is no knowing; without the life,
there is no living.
- Thomas Kempis

You no longer have much in the way of knowing what to do in a big,
epic novel about the future, because nobody knows what
the hell is going to happen.
- Jerry Pournelle

No one's interested really in knowing what policies
or diplomatic initiatives or arms negotiations might
have been compromised by me.
- Aldrich Ames

I'm having a great time.
It's like I'm on some ridiculous big roller coaster
not knowing what's happening next,
but just having a great time on the ride.
- Samantha Mumba

As far as me knowing if Frank was a genius -
in those days,
I thought Einstein was the only genius around.
- Jimmy Carl Black

Life is about not knowing, having to change,
taking the moment and making the best of it,
without knowing what's going to happen next.
- Gilda Radner

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

Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many,
many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time,
not knowing when it would come.
- Serena Williams

Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have
a right to do and what is right to do.
- Potter Stewart

The hardest part of this whole ordeal is not knowing
if your children are getting what they need to survive.
- Susan Smith

I looked for a very long time, knowing that it had to happen,
but it took me a long time to find someone with the
same background and whatnot and I finally found him.
- Alton Brown

Courage is knowing what not to fear.
- Plato

If a man insisted always on being serious,
and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation,
he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
- Herodotus

Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good,
or knowing it, pursue.
- John Dryden

Knowing where you're going is all you need to get there.
- Frederick C. Frieseke

I loved being asked 2,000 questions a day,
storyboarding every move, knowing as though by instinct
exactly where the camera had to be,
because it was my story.
- Richard Grant

To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues;
it means taking pleasure in them.
- Jacob Bronowski

If a ballet dancer falls over, it's knowing how to
get out looking clumsy that counts.
- Ritchie Blackmore

That night at Carnegie Hall was a great experience.
When the thing was first put up to me I was a little dubious,
not knowing just what would be expected of us.
- Benny Goodman

Serenity is knowing that your worst shot is still pretty good.
- Johnny Miller

Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it.
- Timothy Dalton


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