165 Knowing Things Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of knowing things quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about how you look at things.

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The Most Famous Knowing Things Quotes (Best in 2024)

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All I know is that I do not know anything — Socrates

The only thing I know is that I know nothing — Socrates

There's nothing you can know that isn't known. — John Lennon

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it--this is knowledge. — Confucius

He knew the things that were and the things that would be and the things that had been before. — Homer

I only know how little I know — Socrates

Shall I tell you what knowledge is? It is to know both what one knows and what one does not know. — Confucius

I have throughout been curious about how much we can be said to know and with what degree of certainty or doubtfulness. — Bertrand Russell

All learning is derived from things previously known. — Aristotle

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge. — Confucius

Short Knowing Things Quotes

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  • Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. — Ernest Hemingway
  • The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. — Thales
  • Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one. — Proverbs
  • The way to know life is to love many things. — Vincent Van Gogh
  • The thing about crazy people; they don't know they are crazy, that's what make them crazy. — Jim Jefferies
  • The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business. — George Bernard Shaw
  • The most important thing I look for in a musician is whether he knows how to listen. — Duke Ellington
  • I love to talk about nothing. It's the only thing I know anything about. — Oscar Wilde
  • The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library. — Albert Einstein
  • The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you. — Rumi

Top 10 Knowing Things Quotes

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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. — Reinhold Niebuhr

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. — Dr. Seuss

Give me the patience for the small things of life, courage for the great trials of life. Help me to do my best each day and then go to sleep knowing God is awake. — Voltaire

I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us, and we change things. — Mother Teresa

The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it's that they know so many things that just aren't so. — Mark Twain

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Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. — Ernest Hemingway

One thing you should know about me is I never play to lose, Always aim high and rarely obey the rules. — J. Cole

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. — Frank Lloyd Wright

All the things in this world are gifts of God, created for us, to be the means by which we can come to know him better, love him more surely, and serve him more faithfully. — Ignatius of Loyola

The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike... you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it's true. — Valentino Rossi

Knowing Things Image Quotes

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Knowing things quote by Ernest Hemingway

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. — Ernest Hemingway

Knowing things quote by Thales

The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself. — Thales

Knowing things quote by Proverbs

Even though you know a thousand things, ask the man who knows one. — Proverbs

Knowing things quote by Vincent Van Gogh

The way to know life is to love many things. — Vincent Van Gogh

Knowing things quote by George Bernard Shaw

The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business. — George Bernard Shaw

Knowing things quote by Albert Einstein

The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library. — Albert Einstein

Knowing things quote by Archilochus

The Fox knows many things-the hedgehog one big one. — Archilochus

Knowing things quote by Voltaire

I hate women because they always know where things are. — Voltaire

Knowing things quote by Rene Descartes

The only thing that I know, is that I know nothing — Rene Descartes

Knowing things quote by Harry S. Truman

The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know. — Harry S. Truman

Knowing things quote by Vincent Van Gogh

But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things. — Vincent Van Gogh

Knowing things quote by The Weeknd

Happiness exist when you don't know a thing — The Weeknd

Knowing things quote The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss yo
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.

Not Knowing Things Quotes

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I want you any way I can get you. Not because you’re beautiful or clever or kind or adorable, although devil knows you’re all those things. I want you because there’s no one else like you, and I don’t ever want to start a day without seeing you. — Lisa Kleypas

Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom. — Jiddu Krishnamurti

I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved. — Shana Abe

Knowing things quote Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know wh
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.

Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know. — Leo Tolstoy

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. — Oprah Winfrey

Do you know what prayer is? It is not begging God for this and that. The first thing we have to do is to get you beggars to quit begging until a little faith moves in your souls. — John G. Lake

Knowing things quote Love is not a maybe thing, you know when you love someone.
Love is not a maybe thing, you know when you love someone.

The first and the most important thing is to know that life is one and immortal. Only the forms, countless in number, are transient and brittle. The life everlasting is independent of any form but manifests itself in all forms. Life then does not die... but the forms are dissolved. — Sri Aurobindo

The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow- witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him. — Leo Tolstoy

As we come to know the seriousness of the situation, the war, the racism, the poverty in our world, we come to realize that things will not be changed simply by words or demonstrations. Rather, it's a question of living one's life in a drastically different way. — Dorothy Day

Not making a decision is the worst thing you can do. So long as you feel you made the right decision based on the information you had at that time, there's no need to fret about it. If it fails, you'll know what to do next time. — Bo Schembechler

How You Look At Things Quotes

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If you are going to do TPS you must do it all the way. You also need to change the way you think. You need to change how you look at things. — Taiichi Ohno

Adam didn't look at him when he said, finally, "It doesn't matter how you say it. It's what you wanted, in the end. All your things in one place, all under your roof. Everything you own right where you can see. — Maggie Stiefvater

The one thing about Billie is he will snap and rip your head off if you point anything out at all other than how beautiful he is and how nice he looks today. — Tre Cool

Knowing things quote When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for oth
When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.

A dancer should learn from all the arts. Go to museums and look at the paintings. See how they balance things. Everything you do in the arts enriches you. — Alicia Alonso

Everything hinges on how you look at things — Henry Miller

Creativity is the quality that you bring to the activity that you are doing. It is an attitude, an inner approach - how you look at things . . . Whatsoever you do, if you do it joyfully, if you do it lovingly, if your act of doing is not purely economical, then it is creative. — Osho

Knowing things quote It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking at you, and act accordingly. — Thomas Jefferson

Look at Scottish guys wearing kilts - you could look at them and laugh, but the way they carry themselves, how can you? You can wear some of the weirdest things and be cool. If you believe in it, that's what makes it cool. — Andre Benjamin

Fatherhood means a great deal to me. I love it. To me, there aint nothing better, because your kids keep it real with you. When you think things are bad, you look at them and they show you how things could be all right, and it's all worth it. — Martin Lawrence

And style, by the way, is a very important thing. It is like your signature, your handwriting or it is something that you develop that is your way of presenting yourself and also your way of looking at what art - of how to make art. — Robert Barry

What You See Is What You See Quotes

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It's the beauty within us that makes it possible for us to recognize the beauty around us. The question is not what you look at but what you see. — Henry David Thoreau

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. — Saint Augustine

Never give up prayer, and should you find dryness and difficulty, persevere in it for this very reason. God often desires to see what love your soul has, and love is not tried by ease and satisfaction. — John of the Cross

Knowing things quote Not everyone thinks the way you think, know the things you know, believes the th
Not everyone thinks the way you think, know the things you know, believes the things you believe, nor acts the way you would act. Remember this and will go a long way in getting along with people.

You ask me 'What’s the the greatest act of faith?' To me is to look in the mirror of God’s word, and see all my faults, all my sin, all my shortcomings and to believe that God loves me exactly as he says he does. — Paul Washer

I suggest to you that it is because God loves us that he gives us the gift of suffering. Pain is God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world. You see, we are like blocks of stone out of which the Sculptor carves the forms of men. The blows of his chisel, which hurt us so much are what make us perfect. — C. S. Lewis

God takes what the enemy meant for your bad and turns it for your good! It wasn't a set back but a set up! Wait and see what God is getting ready to do for you! — Paula White

Knowing things quote Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whe
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Your fellow man is your mirror. If your own face is clean, the image you perceive will also be flawless. But should you look upon your fellow man and see a blemish, it is your own imperfection that you are encountering - you are being shown what it is that you must correct within yourself. — Baal Shem Tov

Look at light and admire its beauty. Close your eyes, and then look again: what you saw is no longer there; and what you will see later is not yet. — Leonardo da Vinci

My music is the spiritual expression of what I am — my faith, my knowledge, my being...When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups...I want to speak to their souls. — John Coltrane

Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly. — Richard Bach

What I Know For Sure Quotes

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What I know for sure is that every sunrise is like a new page, a chance to right ourselves and receive each day in all its glory. Each day is a wonder. — Oprah Winfrey

In a game, you never know what chance you’re going to get, so I try and cover all bases and make sure I’m ready for that chance when it comes. — Harry Kane

I want to continue to encourage as many people as I can to open their hearts to life, because if I know anything for sure, it's that opening my own heart is what has brought me my greatest success and joy. — Oprah Winfrey

Knowing things quote The more that you read, the more things that you'll know. The more that you lear
The more that you read, the more things that you'll know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.

What I know for sure is that you feel real joy in direct proportion to how connected you are to living your truth. — Oprah Winfrey

That does it," said Jace. "I'm going to get you a dictionary for Christmas this year." "Why?" Isabelle said. "So you can look up 'fun.' I'm not sure you know what it means. — Cassandra Clare

I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow. I just know for sure I'm going to keep playing basketball. — Kevin Durant

Knowing things quote Your heart knows things that your mind cant explain.
Your heart knows things that your mind cant explain.

I'm not sure what Essiac does to extend cancer survival, and for all we know it may not have this effect. On the other hand, it's not toxic and my patients have reported feeling good while taking it, so why not support them? — Abram Hoffer

I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become. — Oprah Winfrey

What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you. That's not just my theory or point of view, it's physics. Life is an energy of giving and receiving... Those that are greedy, hit a road block where they are alone. Give more than you receive and be grateful for those around you. — Oprah Winfrey

It's all in the view. That's what I mean about forever, too. For any one of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You never know for sure, so you'd better make every second count. — Sarah Dessen

What You See Is What You Get Quotes

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You either get the point of Africa or you don't. What draws me back year after year is that it's like seeing the world with the lid off. — A. A. Gill

The sweetest two words in any negotiation are actually, 'That's right.' Before you convince them to see what you're trying to accomplish, you have to say the things to them that will get them to say, 'That's right.' — Chris Voss

What you see is kinda what you get with me. I'm a very real person, or I hope to be, anyway. I don't have nothing to hide — Kenny Chesney

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What you see is what you get. — Flip Wilson

What you see is so much less than what you get. — Roger Ebert

Building is fun; seeing what you've built get used by others is indescribable. — Greg Brockman

Knowing things quote Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Life is an echo. What you send out comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give, you get. What you see in others, exists in you. — Zig Ziglar

But he did not understand the price. Mortals never do. They only see the prize, their heart's desire, their dream... But the price of getting what you want, is getting what you once wanted. — Neil Gaiman

You keep running after the love of the people, but you’ll never get it. And what you do get, will never be enough. The hole inside you is too big. You see, it was made by God, for God. How could anything less fill it? — Yasmin Mogahed

We all know what flopping is when we see it. The stuff that you see is where guys aren't really getting hit at all and are just flailing around like a fish out of water. — Kobe Bryant

Knowing And Understanding Quotes

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Any fool can know. The point is to understand. — Albert Einstein

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. — William Shakespeare

Authentic marketing is not the art of selling what you make but knowing what to make. It is the art of identifying and understanding customer needs and creating solutions that deliver satisfaction to the customers, profits to the producers and benefits for the stakeholders. — Philip Kotler

Knowing things quote What kept me sane was knowing that things would change, and it was a question of
What kept me sane was knowing that things would change, and it was a question of keeping myself together until they did.

Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad. — Gary Smalley

People who are role models for the principles and values of the organization, who buy in and understand the vision of what the organization is trying to accomplish, and have the personality to inspire other people to the vision. You know, that’s what team chemistry and leadership is all about. — Nick Saban

How can there be peace without people understanding each other; and how can this be if they don't know each other? — Lester B. Pearson

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

Comfort comes from knowing that people have made the same journey. And solace comes from understanding how others have learned to sing again. — Helen Steiner Rice

We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color. — Maya Angelou

Only fools argue whether to eat meat or not. They don't understand truth nor do they meditate on it. Who can define what is meat and what is plant Who knows where the sin lies, being a vegetarian or a non vegetarian — Guru Nanak

Understanding Things Quotes

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Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. — Gail Devers

Do not think dishonestly... Distinguish between gain and loss in worldly matters. Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything. Perceive those things which cannot be seen. Pay attention even to trifles. Do nothing which is of no use. — Miyamoto Musashi

Understand me. I’m not like an ordinary world. I have my madness, I live in another dimension and I do not have time for things that have no soul. — Charles Bukowski

A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding. — Isaac Newton

If you call it a riot, it sounds like it was just a bunch of crazy people who went out and did bad things for no reason. I maintain it was somewhat understandable, if not acceptable. So I call it a rebellion. — Maxine Waters

There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying. — Sarah Dessen

The job of the designer is to make things understandable, usable, accessible, enjoyable... important to a public, that involves the public. — Paula Scher

Young people want to learn, they are thirsty for knowledge, they want to understand and remember. The main thing is to teach them where not to go. Oppression, not to go; dictatorship, not to go; racism and prejudice, absolutely not to go. This is a moral plan [for society]. — Elie Wiesel

Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them. — John Von Neumann

I've been in this struggle for many years now. I understand racism. I understand that there are a lot of people in this country who don't care about the problems of the inner city. We have to fight every day that we get up for every little thing that we get. And so I keep struggling. — Maxine Waters

Knowing Nothing Quotes

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

You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results. — Mahatma Gandhi

Bury my body and don't build any monument. Keep my hands out so the people know the one who won the world had nothing in hand when he died. — Alexander The Great

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing. — Socrates

A man who says “I have learned enough and will learn no further” should be considered as knowing nothing at all. — Haile Selassie

The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed. — Eminem

Do not look back, No one knows how the world ever began. Do not fear the future, Nothing lasts forever. If you dwell on the past or future, You will miss the moment. — Rumi

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

The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing. — Voltaire

The height of stupidity is most clearly demonstrated by the individual who ridicules something he knows nothing about. — Albert Einstein

Knowing Myself Quotes

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I just always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist that I would talk to would tell me I was bipolar, and I know I'm not bipolar, so I had to perform a psychoanalysis on myself to find out that I have unresolved grief. — Kevin Gates

I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me. — Isaac Newton

When I'm writing, I'm constantly thinking about myself, because it's the only experience I have to draw on. And I don't see an exact reflection of myself in every face in the audience, but I know that my songs have validity to them, and that's why the fans are there. — Chester Bennington

If the praise of others elates me and their blame depresses me; if I cannot rest under misunderstandin g without defending myself; if I love to be loved more than to love, to be served more than to serve, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice. — Morgan Freeman

I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself — Simone de Beauvoir

Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be. — Fanny Brice

Seeing the sun, the moon and the stars, I said to myself, 'Who could be the Master of these beautiful things?' I felt a great desire to see him, to know him and to pay him homage. — Josephine Bakhita

I do know one thing about me: I don't measure myself by others' expectations or let others define my worth. — Sonia Sotomayor

As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health - food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is Love of Oneself. — Charlie Chaplin

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More Knowing Things Quotes

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I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle it. — Tupac Shakur

Horses are very keen on body language, and what I refer to as “presence”, and expression. They know quite a bit about you before you ever get to ‘em. They can read things about you clear across an arena. — Buck Brannaman

If I could take your troubles I would toss them into the sea, But all these things I'm finding Are impossible for me. I cannot build a mountain Or catch a rainbow fair, But let me be what I know best, A friend that is always there. — Kahlil Gibran

It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. — Mahatma Gandhi

Discipline, as understood by a warrior, is creative, open, and produces freedom. It is the ability to face the unknown, transforming the feeling of knowing into reverent astonishment; of considering things that exceed the scope of our habits, and daring to face the only war that is worthwhile: The battle for awareness. — Carlos Castaneda

The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer. — Adam Smith

Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON. — Albert Schweitzer

Love doesn't mean doing extraordinary or heroic things. It means knowing how to do ordinary things with tenderness. — Jean Vanier

I used to pray that God would feed the hungry, or do this or that, but now I pray that he will guide me to do whatever I'm supposed to do, what I can do. I used to pray for answers, but now I'm praying for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us and we change things. — Mother Teresa

The secret of Masonry, like the secret of life, can be known only by those who seek it, serve it, live it. It cannot be uttered; it can only be felt and acted. It is, in fact, an open secret, and each man knows it according to his quest and capacity. Like all things worth knowing, no one can know it for another and no man can know it alone. — William Howard Taft

Long experience has taught me this about the status of mankind with regard to matters requiring thought: the less people know and understand about them, the more positively they attempt to argue concerning them, while on the other hand to know and understand a multitude of things renders men cautious in passing judgment upon anything new. — Galileo Galilei

One thing I’ve learned through all the ups and downs is that if you’re doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they’re on your side, you’re doing something right. — Hope Solo

I like to play pranks on my girlfriend, you know, keep things fresh for me, make me laugh, you know? She hates it. But like, the other night, I put Saran wrap over the toilet seat, you know, which doesn't sound that original, but she's bulimic. — Anthony Jeselnik

I've been accused of being cold, snobbish, distant. Those who know me well know that I’m nothing of the sort. If anything, the opposite is true. But is it too much to ask to want to protect your private life, your inner feelings? Lots of things touch me and I don’t want to be indiscreet. — Grace Kelly

Let me give up the need to know why things happen as they do. I will never know and constant wondering is constant suffering. — Caroline Myss

Make your life your art. It doesn't have to be that you're an artist. I know I talk about art a lot, but I mean a very broad thing with that. You could be a veterinarian, that's your art. Find your art; find your thing you love. — Gerard Way

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