The Unknown Quotes

Quotes tagged as "the-unknown" (showing 1-30 of 55)
Mark Haddon
“Lots of things are mysteries. But that doesn't mean there isn't an answer to them. It's just that scientists haven't found the answer yet.”
Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mandy Hale
“The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find that fabulous things start to show up in your life.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

Rainer Maria Rilke
“Were it possible for us to see further than our knowledge reaches, and yet a little way beyond the outworks of our divinings, perhaps we would endure our sadnesses with greater confidence than our joys. For they are the moments when something new has entered into us, something unknown; our feelings grow mute in shy perplexity, everything in us withdraws, a stillness comes, and the new, which no one knows, stands in the midst of it and is silent.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

William Hope Hodgson
“I read, and, in reading, lifted the Curtains of the Impossible that blind the mind, and looked out into the unknown.”
William Hope Hodgson

“You don't know how to live. You live.”
Marty Rubin

Michael Ondaatje
“To rest was to receive all aspects of the world without judgment. A bath in the sea, a fuck with a soldier who never knew your name. Tenderness toward the unknown and anonymous, which was tenderness to the self.”
Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

“What is love after all but trusting in the unknown.”
Marty Rubin

“A blind man sees with his cane, like all the rest of us.”
Marty Rubin

“Words make known. But we live in the unknown.”
Marty Rubin

“My life is my book, but I can't read it.”
Marty Rubin

“What is love after but trusting in the unknown.”
Marty Rubin

“Where the fog is thickest, begin.”
Marty Rubin

“Poetry exists in the gap between the known and the unknown.”
Marty Rubin

Veronica Henry
“The whole point of life was you couldn't ever be sure what would happen next. Sometimes what happened was good, sometimes not, but there were always surprises.”
Veronica Henry, How to Find Love in a Bookshop

“I like paths that lead to no certain end, that keep me wondering where I am.”
Marty Rubin

“I like paths that lead nowhere, that leave you wondering where you are.”
Marty Rubin

“Few pleasures can equal that of setting off into the unknown.”
Marty Rubin

“Destiny is the name we give to the strange way our lives turn out.”
Marty Rubin

“Beginnings do not divulge their ends,”
Marty Rubin

“The greatest mystery of all: tomorrow.”
Marty Rubin

“Beginnings do not divulge their ends.”
Marty Rubin

“Cast yourself upon the waters. Trust in your ability to swim.”
Marty Rubin

“The heart like a lamp must lead the way.”
Marty Rubin

William Golding
“I want the truth of things. But there's nowhere to find it.”
William Golding, The Pyramid

Jeff VanderMeer
“With the tower, we knew none of these things. We could not intuit its full outline. We had no sense of its purpose. And now that we had begun to descend into it, the tower still failed to reveal any hint of these things. The psychologist might recite the measurements of the "top" of the tower, but those numbers meant nothing, had no wider context. Without context, clinging to those numbers was a form of madness.”
Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation

“The road love travels has no clear signs.”
Marty Rubin

“No one notices the obvious so the obvious is the unknown.”
Marty Rubin

Carl Sandburg
“The one-eyed mollusc on the sea-bottom, feathered and luminous, is my equal in what he and I know of star clusters not yet found by the best of star-gazers.”
Carl Sandburg, Selected Poems

“We're all stumbling in the dark and that makes for some very interesting collisions.”
Marty Rubin

Maggie Nelson
“130. We cannot read the darkness. We cannot read it. It is a form of madness, albeit a common one, that we try.”
Maggie Nelson, Bluets

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