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Quotes of knife

  1. As they say in Italy, Italians were eating with a knife and fork when the French were still eating each other. The Medici family had to bring their Tuscan cooks up there so they could make something edible. – Mario Batali
  2. I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife – Louise Brooks
  3. Fear tastes like a rusty knife and do not let her into your house. – John Cheever
  4. I haven't got a car or a house. I've got a wife, but I didn't pay for her! I spend all my money on my glorious wife. She's here with a knife at my throat! – Mackenzie Crook
  5. The knife of historical relativism... which has cut to pieces all metaphysics and religion must also bring about healing. – Wilhelm Dilthey
  6. We can know nothing till after this grave debate. The soul must withdraw, for this is not its hour. Now the knife must divide the flesh, and lay the ravage bare, and do its work completely. – Georges Duhamel
  7. I can't go and shoot people in the back of the head because It's a kids' movie, which is actually quite a good test because you haven't got the overt threat of a knife in the face. – Ralph Fiennes
  8. The president's decision yesterday to set into motion the development of the hydrogen bomb... has placed us on the knife -edge of history. – Henry M. Jackson
  9. The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again. – Ed Koch
  10. When I was little, my mother taught me how to use a fork and knife The trouble is that Mother forget to teach me how to stop using them! – Hattie McDaniel
  11. Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge. To the eyes you are a flickering light, to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you. – Eugenio Montale
  12. Oh yeah- I watched Knife in the Water, saw the shot, and repeated it. But even if I hadn't seen that film, inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast, I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat. – Phillip Noyce
  13. Temptation is like a knife that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction. – John Owen
  14. Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin. – Simone Schwarz-Bart

Usage examples for knife

  1. Some hand had removed that bag; and whose hand could it be, if not that of the man to whom the knife belonged? – Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot
  2. " Look at that knife I says, " Mr. Jones. – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  3. The fellow had enormous strength, and the way he made that knife hand jump and twist gave me all I could do to keep fast to it. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  4. There was a knife – The Boys of Bellwood School by Frank V. Webster
  5. Having got the thing I did not like to waste it, but if some one would have come in and stuck a knife into it I should have been very pleased. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  6. You look as if you were made with a jack- knife – Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane
  7. She took the plant up with her knife – Libro segundo de lectura by Ellen M. Cyr
  8. Candar put down the knife and leaned forward. – Evil Out of Onzar by Mark Ganes
  9. I own I took the knife – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  10. They stole my knife when they 'rested me. – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  11. And it's such a horrible thing to do- that dreadful soft feeling under the knife and the blood- the blood- oh, Allegro!" – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  12. John smiled, dropped his eyes, and began to turn his paper- knife about. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  13. This was no less than a knife the first that Hans had ever possessed of his own. – The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
  14. Why should she give the man a knife with her own portrait on it? – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  15. Hughie, where's your knife – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  16. His only weapon was the knife Capt. – Far Past the Frontier by James A. Braden
  17. Have you got a knife on you? – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  18. Why, you have got the very knife I lost; it was my father's knife – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  19. We could see him at the bottom, working away with his knife – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. I do not believe it- though you do carry such a big knife – Donal Grant by George MacDonald

Rhymes for knife