Quotes containing word "knowing"

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Sell also: deliberate, intentional, know, knowledgeable, read, wise

Definitions and meanings of word "knowing"

• Noun: a clear and certain mental apprehension

• Adj: evidencing the possession of inside information

• Adj: by conscious design or purpose; examples: "intentional damage", "a knowing attempt to defraud", "a willful waste of time"

• Adj: alert and fully informed; examples: "a knowing collector of rare books", "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"

• Adj: highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; examples: "an enlightened public", "knowing instructors", "a knowledgeable critic", "a knowledgeable audience"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "knowing"

Bertrand Russell
3 quotes about knowing
British Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Mathematician
Saturday 18 May 1872 - Monday 2 February 1970
Herbert Hoover
2 quotes about knowing
American President, Author
Monday 10 August 1874 - Tuesday 20 October 1964
Ralph Waldo Emerson
2 quotes about knowing
American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
Charles Kettering
2 quotes about knowing
American Businessman, Inventor
Tuesday 29 August 1876 - Tuesday 25 November 1958
Bryant H. McGill
3 quotes about knowing
American Poet, Author, Editor
Born Friday 7 November 1969
Kathleen Robertson
3 quotes about knowing
Canadian Actress
Born Sunday 8 July 1973
Ronnie Montrose
one quote about knowing
American Musician
Saturday 29 November 1947 - Saturday 3 March 2012
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
3 quotes about knowing
German Writer, Poet, Artist, Politician
Thursday 28 August 1749 - Thursday 22 March 1832
Socrates
3 quotes about knowing
Greek Philosopher
469 B.C. - 399 B.C.
Olympia Dukakis
2 quotes about knowing
American Actress
Born Saturday 20 June 1931
John Jakes
one quote about knowing
American Writer
Born Thursday 31 March 1932
Charles de Montesquieu
3 quotes about knowing
French Philosopher
Tuesday 18 January 1689 - Monday 10 February 1755

The pain comes from knowing that we have never been safe, and therefore will never be safe again. It comes from knowing we can never be so ignorant again. It comes from knowing we can never be children again. Losing innocence. Remembering heaven. That was the essence of hell.

John Jakes

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It was very satisfying knowing I could come in not really knowing what I was going to do, and at the end of the session feeling that I'd really done interesting guitar work and knowing that I'd really contributed to the music.

Ronnie Montrose

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Confidence, knowing for certain that the person making the call has your safety foremost in their mind. And knowing that the job you are about to take on is the right thing to do, that it makes sense.

Paul Gleason

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.

Aeschylus

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So I constantly play women who are damaged and out of touch, who are seeking without knowing, or knowing without the skills to transform their lives. But then, that's really the fate of many women today.

Olympia Dukakis

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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.

Charles Kettering

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If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.

Michael Jackson

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Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.

A. C. Benson

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Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.

Lao Tzu

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Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.

William Faulkner

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

Hal Borland

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I've gotten very good at scheduling my life, scheduling the scene and preparing myself for knowing, saving the energy, consuming the energy, knowing when to go for it and having the available reserves to be able to do that. You have to think about that, because it's endurance.

Tom Cruise

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All this happens without him knowing - they actually install cameras in his apartment and hire this girl to get him to fall in love with her so that she can be in the apartment and present him products without him knowing.

Caroline Dhavernas

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I think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can.

Lucille Ball

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Stride forward with a firm, steady step knowing with a deep, certain inner knowing that you will reach every goal you set yourselves, that you will achieve every aim .

Eileen Caddy

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

Timothy Dalton

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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

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Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.

Bertrand Russell

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If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living.

Henri Poincare

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