Best 44 of Not knowing quotes - MyQuotes
Silence might be a shout for the truth. It might be the speech that someday, in its truest, most uncontaminated, unadulterated state, all will be revealed.
I truly do not know, and that unnameable feeling that comes with not knowing: it must be worse than grief. It must.
That's what I'm interested in: the space in between, the moment of imagining what is possible and yet not knowing what that is.
There can be no greater agony, nothing can be more painful than the not knowing, which will never end.
To sense the peace of extinguished passion Happiness in not knowing the ultimate knowledge
Among the many things that made the Professor an excellent teacher was the fact that he wasn't afraid to say 'we don't know.' For the Professor, there was no shame in admitting you didn't have the answer, it was a necessary step toward the truth. It was as important to teach us about the unknown or the unknowable as it was to teach us what had already been safely proven.
Omnipotence is not knowing how everything is done; it's just doing it.
I love the characters not knowing everything and the reader knowing more than them. There's more mischief in that and more room for seriousness, too.
During the flames of controversy, opinions, mass disputes, conflict, and world news, sometimes the most precious, refreshing, peaceful words to hear amidst all the chaos are simply and humbly 'I don't know.
I love the thought of not knowing how things will turn out but the willingness to invest anyway.
All abusive systems are facilitated by bystanders, whose awareness of what is disavowed is always partial, resulting in a state of knowing and not-knowing. As dynamics shift, bystanders may behave like victims—passive, helpless, frightened and frozen, or like perpetrators—taking vicarious and voyeuristic pleasure in abuse or actively aiding and abetting the abusers.
Emily St. John Mandel
You don’t know where you’re going unless you know where you’re going.
Quit making believe you don’t know. You do know. Act on it.
I hate missing everything. That's why I want to marry well and be a grand lady. Then I can host all the parties, all the time, and see everything that is going on always. How can you stand not knowing?
Not knowing anything is the sweetest life.
Maybe you're dead inside and don't even know it.
There is no shame in not knowing something. The shame is in not being willing to learn.
I understand, and not knowing how to express myself without pagan words, I’d rather remain silent
I don't know what we're doing here – you and me … I don't know what we are or what we can be, but this doesn't have to be about that. This can just be about … a chance. Taking a chance.
Mungu anaweza kusamehe kutokujua kwetu kwa sababu hatuwezi kukiamini kile tusichokijua; na hata kama tutaweza kuadhibiwa kwa kile tusichokijua, hatutaweza kuadhibiwa vikali kama ambavyo tutaweza kuadhibiwa kwa kile tunachokijua.
With respect to the acceptance of dissociative disorders, as with most issues in life, it is counterproductive to spend time trying to convince people of things they don't want to know.
He was attracted to this edge of unknowing, of hope and fear, he instinctively knew that surfing it was precondition for growth and transformation. And for feeling alive. Waking up and going out into the world not knowing what each day would hold, taking life as it comes, relinquishing any illusion of control. That's fresh, that's a good morning!
Truth is not fully explosive, but purely electric. You don't blow the world up with the truth; you shock it into motion.
The only thing worse than not knowing where she belonged...was knowing where she didn't.
Not knowing everything is all that makes it OK, sometimes.
It's okay to be honest about not knowing rather than spreading falsehood. While it is often said that honesty is the best policy, silence is the second best policy.
...the world's filled with things I don't know about.
The only failure is not knowing how to be happy."---My Story
How complete, whole, undivided seeing comes about is a mystery. Any formulation or method we invent will eventually get in our way. It’s as if everything we learn must be instantly left behind.
Not knowing trauma or experiencing or remembering it in a dissociative way is not a passive shutdown of perception or of memory. Not knowing is rather an active, persistent, violent refusal; an erasure, a destruction of form and of representation. The fundamental essence of the death instinct, the instinct that destroys all psychic structure is apparent in this phenomenon. . . . The death drive is against knowing and against the developing of knowledge and elaborating [it].
We are stuck with not knowing what our actions will actually lead to.
God wants us to humbly and sincerely ask him things. How often do you enjoy people talking about you without taking the time to get to know you?
How little we know the ones we love. How little we know of anyone, in the end.
Rather than swallowing our pride and simply asking what we do not know, we choose to fill in the blanks ourselves and later become humbled. Wisdom was often, in its youth, proven foolish, and ones humiliated were meant to become wise.
People don't know that they don't know. Remember that before you hold it against them.
To respect a mystery is to make way for the answer.
Let us suppose that someone is writing a story. From the world of conventional signs he takes an azalea bush, plants it in a pleasant park. He takes a gold pocket watch from the world of conventional signs and places it under the azalea bush. He takes from the same rich source a handsome thief and a chastity belt, places the thief in the chastity belt and lays him tenderly under the azalea, not neglecting to wind the gold pocket watch so that its ticking will, at length, awaken the now-sleeping thief. From the Sarah Lawrence campus he borrows a pair of seniors, Jacqueline and Jemima, and sets them to walking in the vicinity of the azalea bush and the handsome, chaste thief. Jacqueline and Jemima have just failed the Graduate Record Examination and are cursing God in colorful Sarah Lawrence language. What happens next? Of course, I don't know.
I took out my watch and listened to it clicking away, not knowing it couldn't even lie
Can one come 2 conclusions, Before the question is conceived?
Knowledge is too final. Not knowing lets you dream a little.
I don’t know anymore. I don’t know, I don’t know, god, I’m so tired.
Because you're always learning, the chief lesson remains: you still know nothing.
Oh, we can populate the dark with horrors, even we who think ourselves informed and sure, believing nothing we cannot measure or weigh. I knew beyond all doubt that the dark things crowding in on me either did not exist or were not dangerous to me, and still I was afraid. I thought how terrible the nights must have been in a time when men knew the things were there and were deadly. But no, that's wrong. If I knew they were there, I would have weapons against them, charms, prayers, some kind of alliance with forces equally strong but on my side. Knowing they were not there made me defenseless against them and perhaps more afraid.
Be careful not to appear obsessively intellectual. When intelligence fills up, it overflows a parody.