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knowing Quotes

80 of the best book quotes about knowing
  1. #1
    “Now you’re looking for the secret... but you wont find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled.”
  2. #2
    “The second act is called “The Turn”. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something extraordinary. Now you’re looking for the secret... but you won’t find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know.”
  3. #3
    “He came in to demand an answer and I told him the truth. That I have fought with myself over that night, one half of me swearing blind that I tied a simple slipknot, the other half convinced that I tied the Langford double. I can never know for sure.”
  4. #4
    “When you know and respect your Inner Nature, you know where you belong. You also know where you don’t belong.”
  5. #5
    “To know the way,
    we go the way,
    we do the way.
    The way we do,
    the things we do,
    it’s all there in front of you.
    But if you try too hard to see it,
    you’ll only become confused.
    I am me and you are you.
    As you can see;
    but when you do
    the things that you can do,
    you will find the way.
    The way will follow you.”
  6. #6
    “Mr. Fox had not spoken for a long time. He had been sitting quite still, his eyes closed, not even hearing what the others were saying. Mrs. Fox knew that he was trying desperately to think of a way out. And now, as she looked at him, she saw him stir himself and get slowly to his feet.”
  7. #7
    “It was lovely to realize that while the fat farmer was sitting up there on the hill waiting for them to starve, he was also giving them their dinner without knowing it.”
  8. #8
    ″‘Yes, but just don’t get careless,’ said Mrs. Fox. ‘You know they’ll be...‘”
  9. #9
    “I knew who he was: I would recognize that scent anywhere. Unmistakably Ethan. I’d found the boy.”
  10. #10
    “I know where I want to be, but I can’t possibly be sure we’re anywhere near it.”
  1. #11
    ″‘It hurts,’ said Mr. Fox. ‘I know it does, sweetheart. But it’ll soon get better.‘”
  2. #12
    “And as she looked at him she began to smile, for though she had not said a word, he knew, of course he knew, that she loved him. He could not deny it. And smiling she looked out of the window and said (thinking to herself, Nothing on earth can equal this happiness)—”
  3. #13
    “How different things might be if, rather than saying “I think I’m in love,” we were saying “I’ve connected with someone in a way that makes me think I’m on the way to knowing love.”
  4. #14
    “Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing.”
  5. #15
    ″‘Yes, you were right. It’s going to be wet tomorrow. You won’t be able to go.’ And she looked at him smiling. For she had triumphed again. She had not said it: yet he knew.”
  6. #16
    “You don’t need to have it all before you start, you don’t need to know everything, you don’t need to understand fully how it works and you don’t need to be sure or assured of the future.”
  7. #17
    “But they did not say the things they knew. And they knew everything. They had seen everything. They had accepted everything. And they received every new intelligence now with a cynical and amused look in their untelling eyes.”
  8. #18
    “God has made us for Himself, and our hearts can never know rest and perfect satisfaction until they find it in Him.”
  9. #19
    “I must tell you a great truth, Much-Afraid, which only the few understand. All the fairest beauties in the human soul, its greatest victories, and its most splendid achievements are always those which no one else knows anything about, or can only dimly guess at. ”
  10. #20
    “But we loved the Science of Things. We wished to know. We wished to know about all the things which make the earth around us. We asked so many questions that the Teachers forbade it.”

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Spot Loves His Daddy book
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  1. #21
    “What a man knows not, he to use requires,
    And what he knows, he cannot use for good.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concepts
    knowingGoods
  2. #22
    “Just because a man glances up at the sky at night does not make him an astronomer, you know.”
  3. #23
    “The more we know Him, the more we will desire to know Him. As love increases with knowledge, the more we know God, the more we will truly love Him. We will learn to love Him equally in times of distress or in times of great joy.”
  4. #24
    “Later Achilles would play the lyre, as Chiron and I listened. My mother’s lyre. He had brought it with him.
    ‘I wish I had known,’ I said, the first day when he showed it to me.
  5. #25
    “He knew, but it was not enough. The sorrow was so large it threatened to tear through my skin. When he died, all things swift and beautiful and bright would be buried with him.”
  6. #26
    “He did not fear ridicule, he had never known it.”
  7. #27
    “Achilles’ eyes were bright in the firelight, his face drawn sharply by the flickering shadows. I would know is in dark or disguise, told myself. I would know it even in madness.”
  8. #28
    ‘I almost did not come, because I did not want to believe it.’ He smiled. ‘Now I know how to make you follow me everywhere.”
  9. #29
    “When he speaks at last, his voice is weary, and defeated. He doesn’t know how to be angry with me, either. We are like damp wood that won’t light.”
  10. #30
    “But there are also times when we need to know that God possesses love and mercy.”
  1. #31
    “Ending patriarchal domination of children, by men or women, is the only way to make the family a place where children can be safe, where they can be free, where they can know love.”
  2. #32
    “You need to know it’s your actions that will make you a good person, not desire.”
  3. #33
    “In my arms is a woman who has given me a Skywatcher’s Cloud Chart, a woman who knows all my secrets, a woman who knows just how messed up my mind is, how many pills I’m on, and yet she allows me to hold her anyway. ”
  4. #34
    “God knows that worldly joy is swift to go.”
  5. #35
    “I figured out why you and me get along so well. You know more than you say and I say more than I know. That means we’re a perfect match, as long as we don’t hang around one another more than an hour at a stretch.”
  6. #36
    “In that sheltered, gentle life that seemed far away, the girl would have believed her mother. She used to believe everything her mother said. But in this harsh new world, the girl felt she had grown up. She felt older than her mother. She knew the other women were saying the truth. She knew the rumors were true. She did not know how to explain this to her mother. Her mother had become like a child.”
  7. #37
    “There’s no way to know what makes one thing happen and not another. What leads to what. What destroys what. What causes what to flourish or die or take another course.”
  8. #38
    “I only knew that it was time to go, so I opened the door and stepped into the light.”
  9. #39
    “Is there a lot of stuff you don’t understand? she said & I said pretty much the whole thing & she nodded & said that’s what she thought, but it was nice to hear it anyways and we sat there on the porch swing, listening to the wind & growing up together.”
  10. #40
    “I didn’t know that I had such emotions within me.”

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  1. #41
    “Trump came to believe he understood everything about the media—who you need to know, what pretense you need to maintain, what information you could profitably trade, what lies you might tell, what lies the media expected you to tell. ”
  2. #42
    “My son is my most precious possession. I have nothing in the world compared to my son. I must know what he is reading.”
  3. #43
    “There is everything you know and there is everything that happens. When the two do not line up, you make a choice.”
  4. #44
    “A man can condemn his enemies, but it’s wiser to know them.”
  5. #45
    “Shout loud at the top of your voice, ‘I AM I! ME! I am I! And I may not know why but I know that I like it!‘”
  6. #46
    “Knowledge, the thing known, and the mind which knows,
    These make the threefold starting-ground of act.”
  7. #47
    “The mother of Gilgamish, she that knows all things.”
  8. #48
    “How can this be real?” I whispered. “I mean you... you... where you come from. Your world. It is so beyond everything I’ve ever known. And you would... you would take me to the Pumpkin Ball?”
  9. #49
    “I was thirty-five and I’d thought I was playing political poker and it turned out I’d been playing in some other game I didn’t even know about. ”
  10. #50
    “He will not withhold all answers that you need for anything that seems to trouble you. He knows the way to solve all problems, and resolve all doubts. His certainty is yours. You need but ask it of Him, and it will be given you.”
  1. #51
    “He who knows that this body is like froth, and has learnt that it is as unsubstantial as a mirage, will break the flower-pointed arrow of Mara, and never see the king of death.”
  2. #52
    “They who know truth in truth, and untruth in untruth, arrive at truth, and follow true desires.”
  3. #53
    “Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”
  4. #54
    “Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”
  5. #55
    ″ The more that you READ, the more things you will KNOW. The more that you LEARN, the more places you’ll GO.”
  6. #56
    “And in that moment, everything I knew to be true about myself up until then was gone. I was acting like another woman, yet I was more myself than ever before.”
  7. #57
    “I’ve nobody to spin for just at present. I never spin without knowing for whom I am spinning.”
  8. #58
    “You must understand: they fear you. There is nothing scarier in their minds than a girl who knows the power of her flames.”
  9. #59
    “I’ll never know, and neither will you, of the life you don’t choose. We’ll only know that whatever that sister life was, it was important and beautiful and not ours. It was the ghost ship that didn’t carry us. There’s nothing to do but salute it from the shore.”
  10. #60
    “I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.”
  1. #61
    “What’s genius? I don’t know but I do know that the difference between a madman and a professional is that a pro does as well as he can within what he has set out to do and a madman does exceptionally well at what he can’t help doing.”
  2. #62
    “You never understood, why we did this. The audience knows the truth: the world is simple. It’s miserable, solid all the way through. But if you could fool them, even for a second, then you can make them wonder, and then you... then you got to see something really special... you really don’t know?... it was... it was the look on their faces..”.
  3. #63
    “The unhappiest people I know, romantically speaking, are the ones who like pop music the most; and I don’t know whether pop music has caused this unhappiness, but I do know that they’ve been listening to the sad songs longer than they’ve been living the unhappy lives.”
  4. #64
    “Worrying is arrogant because God knows what He’s doing.”
  5. #65
    “She was the kind of girlfriend God gives you young, so you’ll know loss the rest of your life.”
  6. #66
    “I think Haiti is a place that suffers so much from neglect that people only want to hear about it when it’s at its extreme. And that’s what they end up knowing about it.”
  7. #67
    “All I wanted was what I’d already had.”
  8. #68
    “I knew from the start that I loved her and knew, as well, that I would never fall back from that love, never try, never want to.” ...
  9. #69
    “Nobody knows anything, really, you know, and a woman can guess a good deal nearer than a man.”
  10. #70
  1. #71
    “Sometimes happiness is not knowing the whole story.”
  2. #72
    “She wasn’t exactly sure when it happened. Or even when it started. All she knew for sure was that right here and now, she was falling hard and she could only pray that he was feeling the same way.”
  3. #73
    “Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.”
  4. #74
    “I wake up thinking of yesterday. The joy is in remembering; the pain is in knowing it was yesterday.”
  5. #75
    “In your heart, in your bones, no matter how silly you know it is, you feel that everything has been leading to this, all the secret arrows were pointing here, the universe and time itself crafted this long ago, and you are just now realizing it, you are just now arriving at the place you were always meant to be.”
  6. #76
    “It’s tempting, but really, I don’t even know him that well and this feels like the start of every Lifetime movie Tori Spelling ever died in.”
  7. #77
    All movement is a sign of thirst.
    Most speaking really says
    “I am hungry to know you.”
    Every desire of your body is holy;
    Every desire of your body is holy.
    Dear one,
    Why wait until you are dying
    To discover that divine
    Truth?”
  8. #78
    “She looked at him bravely now for the first time, at his face, the face from which a child had fled, and drew breath. She rose. Her eyes filled. She knew.”
  9. #79
    ″‘Whoever she is,’ Hall went on, ‘she’ll push me. And I’ll fall. Hundreds of feet.’ [...]
    ‘Mr. Hall, this is my receptionist, Miss Thomas.’
    ‘No,’ Hall cried. ‘It’s her. It is. And I know who she is now, God save me! I know who she is!‘”
  10. #80
    “It means asking God to keep us undeceived so that we never allow deception to take root. Knowing the truth liberates us from all possibility of deception and illuminates any darkness in our life.”
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