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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
– Johann Wolfgang von GoetheRate it:
We know all their gods; they ignore ours. What they call our sins are our gods, and what they call their gods, we name otherwise.
– Natalie Clifford BarneyRate it:
We know better than we do. We do not yet possess ourselves.
– Ralph Waldo EmersonRate it:
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
– HesiodRate it:
We know life is futile. A man who considers that his life is of very wonderful importance is awfully close to a padded cell.
– Clarence DarrowRate it:
We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.
– George WillRate it:
We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge.
– George F. WillRate it:
We know not of the future, and cannot plan for it much. But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be whenever and wherever the hour stricks that calls to noble action..., No man becomes suddenly different from his habit and cherished thought.
– Joshua L. Chamberlain, General Commander 20th Maine, Union Forces,Rate it:
We know only that we are living in these bodies and have a vague idea, because we have heard it, and because our faith tells us so, that we possess souls. As to what good qualities there may be in our souls, or who dwells within them, or how precious they are, those are things which seldom consider and so we trouble little about carefully preserving the soul's beauty.
– Teresa of ÁvilaRate it:
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning.
– George SteinerRate it:
We know that all that glitters is not gold, but what is gold always glitters. Likewise all that seems beautiful is not good, but what is good is always beautiful. Your perception and reality can be dramatically different, so don't get fooled by appearances that are often deceptive. Always look deeper, and the true Beauty will reveal itself.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace. We know that oppressive governments support terror, while free governments fight the terrorists in their midst. We know that free peoples embrace progress and life, instead of becoming the recruits for murderous ideologies.
– George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004Rate it:
We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.
– Louis AragonRate it:
We know that the world is not resting on the horn of a bull; we also know that it rests on the horn of lies!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
We know that their adventures are childish. They themselves are fools. They are ready to kill or be killed over a card-game in which an opponent -- or they themselves -- was cheating. Yet, thanks to such fellows, tragedies are possible.
– Jean GenetRate it:
We know that this mad dog of the Middle East has a goal of a world revolution. (On Muammar Qaddafi of Libya)
– Ronald ReaganRate it:
We know that wherever we are today is nothing but the result of the choices we made at every juncture in our past. Sometimes we surprisingly discover that even the "wrong choices" from the past have brought us to the right places.....and that's what makes life most interesting IMHO!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
We know the worth of a thing when we have lost it.
– French ProverbRate it:
We know too much and feel too little. At least, we feel too little of those creative emotions from which a good life springs.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
– T. S. EliotRate it:
We know truth, not only by reason, but also by the heart.
– Blaise PascalRate it:
We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
– Isaac Bashevis SingerRate it:
We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.
– Ambrose Gwinett BierceRate it:

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