The Best Knowing quotes

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in a meeting and someone throws out a quote that’s supposed to inspire you, but you have no idea what they’re talking about. Worse yet, you’ve heard it so many times before that it doesn’t even have an impact anymore. Today, we’re taking a look at some of the most popular quotes around and decoding them for you. So the next time someone drops one of these gems on you, you’ll be able to feel the inspiration instead of just staring blankly at them.


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The best knowing quotes

1. I have an obsession with knowing the answers to things. When I don’t know what happened, it just bothers me, gets under my skin, and I need to write about it. โ€” Taylor Swift

2. Knowing the Self, God is known. โ€” Ramana Maharshi

3. Maybe when you meet the people you are supposed to meet you know it, without knowing it. โ€” Ursula K. Le Guin

4. Don’t think that examining and knowing the nature of your mind is just an Eastern trip. That’s a wrong conception. It’s your trip. โ€” Thubten Yeshe

5. Power is knowing your past. โ€” Spike Lee

6. Everything that human beings feel, we feel. We can become extremely wise and sensitive to all of humanity and the whole universe simply by knowing ourselves, just as we are. โ€” Pema Chodron

7. Sometimes knowing when to give up is the real test of character…โ€“annabelle granger โ€” Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Match Me If You Can

8. When we go out knowing whose interests we are representing, people cannot oppose us because it is pointless to fight God, who lives in us โ€” Sunday Adelaja

9. We search for everything we believe we don’t have, not knowing that everything we are looking for is already inside us. We are born with it. โ€” Miguel Angel Ruiz

10. You cried when He took away your drop of water, not knowing He’d saved for you, the sea. โ€” Yasmin Mogahed

11. I guess I’m motivated by the fear of failure to some degree and knowing what can happen when you don’t do things the way you need to do them to have success. โ€” Nick Saban

12. There’s a difference in thinking you are a champion and knowing that you are. โ€” Matthew Mcconaughey

13. Power is knowing your past. โ€” Spike Lee

14. Knowing things is magical, if other people don’t know them. โ€” Terry Pratchett

15. Still, experience has taught me that knowing one’s enemy is key to winning any battle. โ€” Michelle Zink, Guardian of the Gate

16. Without reading many different books, you can never leave the port of ignorance and can never obtain the peaceful mind of knowing the truth! โ€” Mehmet Murat ildan

17. The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore. โ€” Rumi

18. Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it. โ€” Vince Lombardi

19. Ignorance is bliss Knowing is depressing Wisdom is peace โ€” S.R

20. Courage is knowing what not to fear. โ€” Plato

21. I look for mystery and try to decipher it while knowing it is an impossible task. I look for memory, where Mystery lies.โ€“Elisabeth Kubler โ€” Ross

22. Courage is knowing that you’re beaten and forging ahead anyway. โ€” Zach Wahls, My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family

23. Anyone with a form of godliness is promoting ungodliness, whether ignorantly or knowingly. โ€” Sunday Adelaja, Insulted by Ungodliness: Raising a Generation of the Provoked in Every Nation

24. And he misses her Like a wind starved sail He sits knowing what direction to go But the current keeps pulling him Down river. โ€” Rumi

25. The key to knowing joy is being easily pleased. โ€” Mark Nepo

26. When you appreciate the power of nature, knowing the rhythm of any situation, you will be able to hit the enemy naturally and strike naturally. โ€” Miyamoto Musashi

27. We need teachers. We need to be teachers. Knowing when for each, is wisdom โ€” Rick Beneteau

28. Questioning authority doesn’t make you resistant โ€” who should follow blindly without knowing the destination

29. None of our kids come into the world knowing anything about disliking one another. โ€” Ruby Bridges

30. Not knowing anything is the sweetest life. โ€” Sophocles

31. There was always so much I didnt know, but not knowing was part of it all. โ€” Nnedi Okarafor

32. ‘and by knowing what we fear, don’t we know what we care about, how we are measuring our worth, what success looks like?” I asked. So isn’t fear helpful, then?’ โ€” Patti Digh

33. Biologists will teach us that the survival of the species depends on cooperation, not competition. โ€” Robert Holden, Loveability: Knowing How to Love and Be Loved

34. That we arrived at fifty years together is due as much to luck as to love, and a talent for knowing, when we stumble, where to fall, and how to get up again. โ€” Ruby Dee

35. One of the many downsides to being a drug addict is never really knowing if the stuff is real. โ€” Rebecca McNutt, Mandy and Alecto: The Collected Smog City Book Series

36. Compassion means knowing that I may never find that person who understands my pain but through my struggle I can become one who understands. โ€” Rachel Hamilton

37. Confidence, not cockiness. Knowing who you are is confidence. Cockiness is knowing who you are and pushing it down everyone’s throat. โ€” Mila Kunis

38. It is necessary to know ten thousand things by knowing one well. If you are to practice the way of strategy, nothing must escape your eyes.54 Reflect well on this. โ€” Miyamoto Musashi

39. If prayer fails I am in a greater darkness yet, not knowing whether I have presumed too much or believed too little. โ€” Morris West, The Devil’s Advocate

40. I had seen AIDS patients in India and Africa, and knowing that people were dying even though drugs existed that could help them was shattering for me. โ€” Yusuf Hamied

41. Knowing is not enough. You must accept My blessings in order to attain a better life. You must embrace a higher level of consciousness. โ€” Mary B. Morrison

42. The art of being wise is the art of knowing that solutions don’t come from individuals, but rather experiences. โ€” Shannon L. Alder

43. I remain in a state of surrender knowing the Universe is supporting me in creating a life I love. โ€” Renae A. Sauter, An Empowered Life: Mind/Body/Spirit Empowerment

44. … Chicago divided your heart. Leaving you loving the joint for keeps. Yet knowing it never can love you. โ€” Nelson Algren, Chicago: City on the Make

45. A mature mind is one who understands the impossibility of knowing the ultimate, and with this understanding there is a new dimension: the dimension of being. โ€” Rajneesh

46. We humans have two great problems: the first is knowing when to begin; the second is knowing when to stop. โ€” Paulo Coelho

47. The art of chess is in knowing which is the most valuable piece in play, then having the courage to sacrifice it for the win. โ€” Thomm Quackenbush, Flies to Wanton Boys

48. Relentlessly pursue perfection knowing we won’t catch it, but in the process we’ll achieve excellence. โ€” Vince Lombardi

49. Single parenting is sometimes just a case of sitting around by yourself in mild despair, not knowing what to do. โ€” Simon Van Booy

50. I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you. โ€” Walt Disney Company


We all can learn something from quotes, and these were some of the best quotes about knowing. Knowing is often seen as a power, and these quotes remind us that knowledge is invaluable. Knowing can bring us peace of mind, help us to understand ourselves better, and make us better people. Whether it’s a simple quote or an entire book, take the time to learn something new each day, and use it to become the best version of yourself.

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