We’ve collected the best Know Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Mahatma Gandhi, DMX, Yogi Berra, Montesquieu, Philip Seymour Hoffman. Use them as an inspiration.
I don’t know what my path is yet. I’m just walking on it.
I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.
Few people know how to be old.
Sometimes I sit down and I think ‘Do I regret this? Do I regret that?’ And I feel like everything makes this snowball effect, you know? If you regret something, it’s good because it just means that it’s something that’s affected you enough for you to stop and think… There’s a reason that everything happens.
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much. In public affairs, in the rebuilding of civilization, something less dramatic and emotional is needed, namely tolerance.
I just really love doing what I do. I know every career is fleeting and there will be time periods when I don’t get the opportunities that I’m getting right now, so I am taking advantage of them.
I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then.
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
I don’t think I’ve had love at first sight. But, I’ve definitely had moments where I’ve seen a person, and I’m like, ‘Wow, there is something different about you, and I really want to get to know you.’
For you I know I’d even try to turn the tide.
If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
Technology gives us power, but it does not and cannot tell us how to use that power. Thanks to technology, we can instantly communicate across the world, but it still doesn’t help us know what to say.
We don’t know a millionth of one percent about anything.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Everybody is different. Everybody has different styles. Just do it the best way you know how.
I’m a pretty tough guy, you know. I’m a pretty hard man. I’ve got a lot of compassion, but I don’t waste time with people.
Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
You’ve got to exfoliate, you know?
I know how men in exile feed on dreams.
It isn’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble, it’s what we know that ain’t so.
You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
I know I got angels watchin me from the other side.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.
The important thing is that your teammates have to know you’re pulling for them and you really want them to be successful.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
What is a soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room.
No one was more important than my mom and dad. I know they are watching from a place up in heaven here today to make sure all their kids are doing good.
Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.
I know who I am. I am not perfect. I’m not the most beautiful woman in the world. But I’m one of them.
I think the biggest misconception about me is people really don’t know who I really am. They see the party side of me, they see the crazy side of me. But I also have a laid-back side. You know, I’m chill, down to earth. If you want to grab a cup of coffee and just talk about life, I can do that.
The one thing we know about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible – and achieve it, generation after generation.
The way to know life is to love many things.
You have to motivate yourself with challenges. That’s how you know you’re still alive.
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
I lived next to Russian soldiers. We had Russian army guys in our house when I grew up. We made lemonade for them; they were everywhere. I had a Russian school. I grew up with Russian traditions, I know Russian songs… it infiltrates me a lot. I even speak a little Russian.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Unfortunately, we can never truly know if we’re making the right decision. What we do know is that wherever we are, that’s where the Light wants us to be. It’s the best place for us to be now. And as long as we don’t try to control the situation, then we won’t end up in the place we shouldn’t be.
I’m the one guy who says don’t force the stupid people to be quiet. I want to know who the morons are.
The white man knows how to make everything, but he does not know how to distribute it.
I’m against picketing, but I don’t know how to show it.
I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
Fame is fickle, and I know it. It has its compensations but it also has its drawbacks, and I’ve experienced them both.
I don’t know any other way to lead but by example.
To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it.
The more you own, the more you know you don’t own.
I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there’s purpose and worth to each and every life.
In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?
The love of power, like the love of money, increases with the possession of it; and we know in what ruin these baneful passions have involved human societies in all ages when they have been let loose and suffered to rage uncontrolled – There is no restraint like the pervading eye of the virtuous citizens.
Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.
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.
I’ve prioritized taking care of my mind, having fun, and doing things that make me laugh. And eating well – as in, really good food, like steak or pasta or fresh vegetables or an amazing dessert. You know, ‘treat yo’self.’
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
I always will be the villain, no matter what. I don’t know why.
Life’s so unpredictable. You never know when the next high or low will strike you. The trick is just to flow with the tide.
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.
How can I know what I think till I see what I say?
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.
Automation is good, so long as you know exactly where to put the machine.
You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy. Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae.
How can we know the dancer from the dance?
Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.
Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described – and will be, after our deaths – by each of the family members who believe they know us.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
There is a saying, ‘Eyes are the windows to the soul.’ It means, mostly, people can see through someone else by eye contact in seven seconds. I have a habit that if I meet someone I don’t know, I’d like to look at her or his eyes on purpose. When my eyes lay on them, I can immediately see their true color.
Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
The years teach much which the days never know.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
If you laugh with somebody, then you know you share something.
I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.
Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.
I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car‘s headlights and tell you exactly which way it’s coming.
As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!
I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
I am my own muse, the subject I know best.
We know we are on the right path. Our journey is not finished, but we have come a long way.
Nostalgia is one thing. It’s great to go and play the old songs. People know them and appreciate them. You got to give them what they want to hear.
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.
Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.
He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination.
The best scientific evidence suggests temperatures are rising, and the best scientific evidence suggests man-made anthropogenic carbon emissions have some substantial thing to do with that. However, does that mean the trend will continue forever? We don’t know.
In baseball, you don’t know nothing.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
I am an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going but I’m on my way.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
I don’t know that love changes. People change. Circumstances change.
I just want to do God’s will. And he’s allowed me to go to the mountain. And I’ve looked over, and I’ve seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
Life to me is a journey – you never know what may be your next destination.
Not only do I not know what’s going on, I wouldn’t know what to do about it if I did.
Growing up, I knew I was different. But I didn’t know what it meant to be Aboriginal. I just knew that I had a really big, extended family. I was taught nothing about who we were or where we came from.
I’m not different for the sake of being different, only for the desperate sake of being myself. I can’t join your gang: you’d think I was a phony and I’d know it.
If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.
Although I’m only fourteen, I know quite well what I want. I know who is right and who is wrong. I have my opinions, my own ideas and principles, and although it may sound pretty mad from an adolescent, I feel more of a person than a child. I feel quite independent of anyone.
I do know there are a lot of people who seem to be in my corner, and that’s, of course, wonderful. I’m really more interested in the nomination than in the award, because I think the nomination just puts you within a group of outstanding actors.
In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
Being yourself is very sexy, you know?
You never know what the future brings.
I don’t know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower.
Have confidence in everything. No matter what it is that you’re doing, know that you can do it better than anyone.
The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.
In order to heal others, we first need to heal ourselves. And to heal ourselves, we need to know how to deal with ourselves.
Latinos are Republican. They just don’t know it yet.
Now you know the rest of the story.
To know her was to love her.
There are amazingly wonderful people in all walks of life; some familiar to us and others not. Stretch yourself and really get to know people. People are in many ways one of our greatest treasures.
I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
The trouble with people is not that they don’t know but that they know so much that ain’t so.
You have to cherish things in a different way when you know the clock is ticking, you are under pressure.
I don’t know whether your heart ever necessarily changes, but time changes the way that you perceive the world. And you just hope it gives you more empathy and all those other things.
I don’t know of any great man who ever had a great son.
The dream is to have it all. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? Live this life, that life, this life, you know? You only live one time – I want to get it all in.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Dad taught me everything I know. Unfortunately, he didn’t teach me everything he knows.
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
At home I am a nice guy: but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far.
To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
Struggling is hard because you never know what’s at the end of the tunnel.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
If we don’t know life, how can we know death?
It’s always marvelous to have somebody who, you know, you feel understands and wants to encourage.
It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.
If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.
To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.
Say not always what you know, but always know what you say.
I like to reminisce with people I don’t know.
People work better when they know what the goal is and why. It is important that people look forward to coming to work in the morning and enjoy working.
I have a hard time figuring out what kind of box to put me in, too, because I don’t know exactly what‘s going on around me or why. But I need to stay outside of boxes because then I can look at what’s inside of them without being part of them.
As a lawyer and a former prosecutor, I know the limits of the power and authority of the president. I know what is legal and what is not.
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender – people are people.
Understand that everybody has their own struggles, regardless of whether you can see it or not. Just surround yourself with the people who love you, and know you’re not really alone.
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.
I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
It’s like Forrest Gump said, ‘Life is like a box of chocolates.’ Your career is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That’s the exciting part – it’s an adventure in itself.
Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.
Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.
I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do the things I wanted.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
If I don’t practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
Fluency is the developmental process that connects decoding with everything we know about words to make the meaning of the text come to life. Fluency is a wonderful bridge to comprehension and to a life-long love of reading.
Many people look at me and think they know me but they don’t at all. This is the real me. I am a humble person, a feeling person. A person who cares about others, who wants to help others.
Life is like a book: one has to know when to turn the page.
The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.
When God sneezed, I didn’t know what to say.
I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.
About Jesus Christ and the Church, I simply know they’re just one thing.
Try and understand what part you have to play in the world in which you live. There’s more to life than you know and it’s all happening out there. Discover what part you can play and then go for it.
To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.
Where there’s water on Earth, you find life as we know it. So if you find water somewhere else, it becomes a remarkable draw to look closer to see if life of any kind is there, even if it’s bacterial, which would be extraordinary for the field of biology.
You never know what the future holds, so I am just enjoying being happy, healthy, and having my wonderful husband by my side.
I know for a fact that I’m problematic. I shouldn’t be looked to for any kind of guidance.
For know that no one is free, except Zeus.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who’ll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you’re in the wrong house, that’s what it means.
I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
That’s the only thing I don’t like – people always got something to say about my life. I don’t know nothing about their life. People just judge you when they don’t even know you.
Leave them wanting more and you know they’ll call you back.
There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.
When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So why not try to make the most of it if you can? Some days, they pan out a little better than others, but you still gotta always just try.
I’m cool with failing so long as I know that there are people around me that love me unconditionally.
On one hand, we know that everything happens for a reason, and there are no mistakes or coincidences. On the other hand, we learn that we can never give up, knowing that with the right tools and energy, we can reverse any decree or karma. So, which is it? Let the Light decide, or never give up? The answer is: both.
Dream on it. Let your mind take you to places you would like to go, and then think about it and plan it and celebrate the possibilities. And don’t listen to anyone who doesn’t know how to dream.
We have food deserts in our cities. We know that the distance you live from a supplier of fresh produce is one of the best predictors of your health. And in the inner city, people don’t have grocery stores. So we have to figure out a way of getting supermarkets and farmers markets into the inner cities.
You know, we have two families: the one we’re born into, and the one that we make for ourselves afterwards.
If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are.
You never know the plan. You never know what’s going to happen. We are not even promised tomorrow. I just try to focus on one day at a time.
An ignorant person is one who doesn’t know what you have just found out.
If you don’t know your own value, somebody will tell you your value, and it’ll be less than you’re worth.
For me, I know that people always expect me to be perfect, so when I’m not perfect, it’s really frustrating. I’m really hard on myself and want things to work out right away.
But God can only smile because only God can know what is coming next.
I am not yet ready to be Tsar. I know nothing of the business of ruling.
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’
I don’t know anything about life, but everything about cinema.
The more you know the less you need to say.
The Democratic position seems to be everything is going to be free. Free education. Free health care. Free housing. Free love. Free kittens, I don’t know.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating – people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.
I am not young enough to know everything.
If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don’t just be mad at him or her.
If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
Either you give in, or you fight. That’s all I know, being where I’m from. You fight for what you want. You go after what you want. The only thing I could do was give up or keep fighting for what I wanted in life.
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
I know how it feels to be a woman because I am a woman. And I won’t be classified as just a man.
If you don’t know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.
If you want to be the best, you’ve got to beat the best. The only problem is when I get that belt, who’s going to be left to fight? That’s what I want to know.
Intelligence is what you use when you don’t know what to do: when neither innateness nor learning has prepared you for the particular situation.
How do you know you’re going to do something, untill you do it?
You know full well as I do the value of sisters‘ affections: There is nothing like it in this world.
Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.
Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home.
Something unknown is doing we don’t know what.
I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.
The one thing that I know is that you win with good people.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
You’ve got to know your limitations. I don’t know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren’t too many limitations, if I did it my way.
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble.
I don’t know about everyone else, but I really loved lunch and recess because it was an opportunity to get carried away with your imagination.
Beware of anyone who says they know. Trust me, they don’t, or they wouldn’t have to say they did.
You can’t be afraid to fail. It’s the only way you succeed – you’re not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that.
We all make mistakes. God knows I’ve made more than anyone else I know.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.
I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
When you are a goalkeeper, you know the responsibility.
The first thing I do every day when I wake up is thank God for letting me make it through the night and giving me another day of life – just because sometimes I wake up, and I cannot believe I’m doing what I’m doing. I just thank Him. I don’t know how I deserve it, but it’s completely because of Him.
In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was ‘Help me.’ Sometimes a prayer was ‘Thank you.’ What I’ve discovered is that intimate connection and communication with my creator will always get me through because I know my support, my help, is just a prayer away.
To create something from nothing is one of the greatest feelings, and I would – I don’t know, I wish it upon everybody. It’s heaven.
I have made the choices that work best for me. I know I cannot please everyone, and that’s fine.
The best thing to do when you find yourself in a hurting or vulnerable place is to surround yourself with the strongest, finest, most positive people you know.
Those who give themselves to prayer should in a special manner have always a devotion to St. Joseph; for I know not how any man can think of the Queen of the angels, during the time that she suffered so much with the Infant Jesus, without giving thanks to St. Joseph for the services he rendered them then.
You can’t judge a book by its cover until you open up and read it. There are going be a million stories out there, true or not true. I say get to know me first before you judge me.
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
I know what hard times are like. I didn’t grow up with a silver spoon in my mouth. I’ve had struggles.
You gotta know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run.
If Heaven exists, to know that there’s laughter, that would be a great thing.
A director is the captain of the ship; he gets the vision of the film much before anyone else can. While I want to experiment with characters, I know a good director means I am in safe hands.
I started ‘Outer Banks,’ because there’s so much hype around it. I saw one episode and I didn’t really continue, but I got to keep going at it. Two of the actors on there were also in ‘Stranger Things,’ and all my friends always ask, ‘Oh my God, you know Madelyn Cline. She was in ‘Stranger Things’ too.’
It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
It’s nice to know there’s a big world with many perspectives. I tend to get so stuck in my own small world easily, and going out into the world reminds me that I’m not the center of the world – in a good way.
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
As long as you know yourself and you got good people around you and you passionate about what you do, that’s all that matters because at the end of the day, you go to sleep with the people you love, you wake up with the people you love, and you spend your time with the people you love.
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
There’s only one requirement of any of us, and that is to be courageous. Because courage, as you might know, defines all other human behavior. And, I believe – because I’ve done a little of this myself – pretending to be courageous is just as good as the real thing.
I just want people to know that I’m a good person, and I’m not a thug like everybody thinks I am.
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
The distinguishing characteristics of mind are of a subjective sort; we know them only from the contents of our own consciousness.
Happiness is a state of mind, you know. I don’t think you are permanently happy. One is happy about certain things and not so happy about others.
We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are – that is the fact.
I’m not good at future planning. I don’t plan at all. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I don’t have a day planner and I don’t have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
I know all I really wanna do is get money and take care of my family.
The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective – people who know to see a problem as an opportunity.