Know It All Quotes

Quotes tagged as "know-it-all" (showing 1-15 of 15)
Criss Jami
“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.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Criss Jami
“I pity the man who praises God only when things go his way.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Criss Jami
“Truth is not fully explosive, but purely electric. You don't blow the world up with the truth; you shock it into motion.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Criss Jami
“Be careful not to appear obsessively intellectual. When intelligence fills up, it overflows a parody.”
Criss Jami, Healology

“I'd much rather hear someone's unique interpretation of their own experience. Those who negate or override someone else's experience in order to one-up them or to show off their own knowledge or perceived abilities are in truth showing off their lack of listening skills and wisdom.”
Tonya Sheridan

Criss Jami
“Some days you feel like you're the worst of sinners; others like you're the most righteous person on earth. I am convinced that the former is when you're closest to God.”
Criss Jami, Healology

“You certainly are Lord Know-It-All this evening, aren’t you?”

“Only when necessary. Otherwise I try not to let my brilliance overshadow my giving and loving nature.”
G.A. Aiken, Supernatural

“Watch your step or you might fall, you act like your a know-it-all. yeah, I used to do that, used to be like that, still a bit like that.”

Gerald Durrell
“Larry was always full of ideas about things of which he had no experience.”
Gerald Durrell, My Family and Other Animals

Israelmore Ayivor
“Our troubles begin the moment our teachers believe they know it all, and our learners think they are not teachable.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Let's Go to the Next Level

Kate McGahan
“You don’t need to teach your heart anything.
It already knows everything.”
Kate McGahan

John C. Maxwell
“The way President Abraham Lincoln is said to have handled a person who had a know-it-all attitude. Lincoln asked, “How many legs will a sheep have if you call a tail a leg?”
“Five,” the man answered.
“No,” replied Lincoln, “he’ll still have four, because calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it one.”
John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

Maureen Child
“Ah,” Sean said, smothering a laugh. “The brilliant plan falling apart? Wow. Wish I’d seen that coming. Oh. Wait. I did.”
Maureen Child, Her Return to King's Bed

“Wise people do not claim to know it all, they always prefer to learn from others.”
Gift Gugu Mona