Quotes of knowing

  1. The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know. – Gaston Bachelard
  2. An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore. – Edward de Bono
  3. One seeks to equip the child with deeper, more gripping, and subtler ways of knowing the world and himself. – Jerome S. Bruner
  4. Kevin, as the whole cast is, just wonderful people and great people, and people who are attracted to this kind of material and accepting the idea of going to Newfoundland and knowing the kind of lack of amenities. – Lasse Hallstrom
  5. I guess I had a suspicion of it my entire life without knowing exactly what it was- knowing that there was something different about me, which I attributed to being an artist. At 11 or 12 I started sort of clarifying for myself. It took a while. – Randy Harrison
  6. Knowing that Gene and Morgan were playing those roles made it much easier to put the script together -we knew who we were writing it for. It took some mystery away. – Stephen Hopkins
  7. Even for the most difficult scenes, and there are difficult scenes in the film, and because Michael Haneke is such a great film -maker- I think a great film -maker is not only being inspired, but how to do it, how to make it as real as possible, knowing that it's not real. – Isabelle Huppert
  8. Southern women often marry a man knowing that he is the father of many little slaves. They do not trouble themselves about it. – Harriet Ann Jacobs
  9. Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real. – Phillip E. Johnson
  10. Most of us don't spend any time knowing ourselves. We just keep reacting. – Jewel Kilcher
  11. It was one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life, my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. And knowing we were all there to raise money for Gay Men's Health Crisis made the evening an extraordinary experience. – Bernadette Peters
  12. Its all about finding the right note at the right place and knowing when to leave well enough alone. And that's a lifelong quest. – David Sanborn
  13. No one makes a revolution by himself; and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes without quite knowing how, because it is everybody who takes them in hand. – George Sand
  14. Knowing policy does help make the gossip more understandable. – Tabitha Soren
  15. A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms. – George Wald

Usage examples for knowing

  1. Not knowing what to do, he did nothing. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  2. But I go glad of heart, knowing thee prepared to love me. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  3. The meeting being over, I returned to my home at Fakenham, no one knowing but my niece the effect it had had on me. – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  4. He wanted, he and his wife, to be as gods, knowing good and evil. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  5. They know a lot about them that you can't explain their knowing – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  6. But knowing where I was, I did think I could ride out to Debbleby's. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  7. This morning he has not returned, and I am at my wit's end, not in the least knowing what to do. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  8. Are you knowing when you ask me to let Rose off, what he's done to you? – From the Car Behind by Eleanor M. Ingram
  9. " Well, you see," he explained, " there is no way of knowing yet just how the apartment will be entered. – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  10. There was no knowing he said, what might happen. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  11. I took this young man there, not knowing who he was. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  12. There is no knowing what might have happened, had she not died. – The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  13. Knowing this what care I for all the rest. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  14. You don't mind his knowing do you, Nettie? – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  15. No. They will probably have her the longer for not knowing – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. He had the satisfaction of knowing however, that Helen loved him, and that she would be true to him, happen what might. – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  17. I was so pleased at knowing nothing. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  18. He went straight forward to the end, knowing well that the end was not very far away. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  19. If they are the accomplices of our enemies here, they are so in spite of themselves and without knowing it. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  20. She watched him, knowing that within less than a moment she would be watching only the trees and the sand. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens

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