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Knife Quotes

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Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill.
Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom Zen Simplicity

The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.
- The Buddha

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade.
It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club,
they'd starve to death.
- Sam Snead

 

I don't look at a knife the way I used to.
I'm more aware of what it is.
I think twice.
This is a key finger.
It's in every chord.
- Neil Young

The knife of historical relativism...
which has cut to pieces all metaphysics and religion
must also bring about healing.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction.
I hung it in my kitchen.
It's my way of saying, Don't mess with me.
- Glenn Close

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The rule in carving holds good as to criticism;
never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
- Charles Buxton

Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin.
- Simone Schwarz-Bart

There will be no justice as long as man will stand
with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

My friend told me I went over to this guy and he pulled a knife.
- Matt Nagle

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy
manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
- James Russell Lowell

I ended up injuring her with a knife I had on me.
I can't really remember what happened.
- Mathias Rust

Fear tastes like a rusty knife and do not let her into your house.
- John Cheever

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

At that level, every goal is like a knife in the ribs.
- Gordon Banks

You can turn your back on a person, but never turn your back on a drug,
especially when its waving a razor sharp hunting knife in your eye.
- Hunter S. Thompson

I'm not the sharpest knife in the drawer,
but I do know how to count.
- Mickey Gilley

No matter how subtle the wizard, a knife between the
shoulder blades will cramp his style.
- Steven Brust

I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife:
clean,
simple, the tool you want to take everywhere.
- Marissa Mayer

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

The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City.
The scalpel of the law is making us well again.
- Edward Koch

A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
- Sophocles

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

I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
- Zora Neale Hurston

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

You live by the gun and knife, and die by the gun and knife.
- Joe Valachi

Everybody, sooner or later, will have to go under the knife.
Let's hope they make out as well as I did.
- Bobby Darin

Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game,
you really do train to play.
It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife.
You can get away with not doing it for a while,
as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.
- Graeme Le Saux

Pain was something we were expected to endure.
But I doubt very much if you would be entirely happy
today if a doctor threw a towel in your face and jumped on you with a knife.
- Roald Dahl

I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore
you it will be with a knife.
- Louise Brooks

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

Instead of using brushes all the time,
try a palette knife to paint.
- Frank Bruno

When about fifteen I once made a great scandal by taking
out my knife in prayer meeting and assaulting a young man who,
while I was kneeling down during the prayer,
stood above me and squeezed my neck.
- Simon Newcomb

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

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

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

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

In our school you were searched for guns and knifes
on the way in and if you didn't have any,
they gave you some.
- Emo Philips

The basic story for the opener is that word came through
the bar that someone got knifed and killed up on the Moon Walk.
It turns out to be one of the quarter regulars that everybody knows,
including Maestro and Bone.
- Robert Asprin

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

Misery nourishes your ego -
that's why you see so many miserable people in the world.
The basic, central point is the ego.
- Osho

There is no person in this room whose basic rights
are not involved in any successful defiance
to the carrying out of court orders.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The basic problems facing the world today
are not susceptible to a military solution.
- John F. Kennedy

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic
need for education in our society.
- Kent Conrad

A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual
right and an essential condition for sustainable development,
especially in developing countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac

Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle
to grasp even the most basic financial principles that
will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future.
- Ron Lewis

Just as the constant increase of entropy is the basic law of the universe,
so it is the basic law of life to be ever more highly
structured and to struggle against entropy.
- Vaclav Havel

I do think actually in this case the government does
get credit for funding some of the basic research.
- Steve Case

No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy.
- Bryant H. McGill

We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.
- Bill Gates

In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that
basic science is a building block for scientific innovation
and economic growth in the information age.
- Tim Bishop

The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity
are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed.
- Frederica Montseny

No, I think that we've got a basic discrepancy here
between the rule of law versus the rule of man.
- Roy Moore

What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information
from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas
of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine.
- Walter Martin

Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings
out the basic traits in them.
If they were jerks before they had money,
they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.
- Warren Buffett

I still believe in the nonviolent Jesus and the basic
human goodness present in all of us.
- Martin Sheen

One of the basic causes for all the trouble in the
world today is that people talk too much and think too little.
They act impulsively without thinking.
- Margaret Chase Smith

Punk rock really influenced me, the basic metal bands,
Zeppelin, Stones and Floyd, and Southern rock bands.
I think I was pretty well-rounded.
- Al Jourgensen

Understandably, no peace can sustained when people
continue to suffer from hunger,
lack of jobs, lack of basic public services -
and most of all -
lack of opportunity or hope.
- Mikhail Saakashvili

Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe,
so no thought or action is without its effects,
present or ultimate, seen or unseen,
felt or unfelt.
- Norman Cousins

This is a basic requirement the meaning of globalization
is that we should admit that the economy of each country
is dependent on the economy of all the others.
- Richard Grasso

My impression, is that prayer is one of the most basic forms of magic.
That it's harnessing the powers of your mind.
- Boyd Rice

Success in management and success in sport are derived
from the same basic principles.
- Will Carling

I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is
that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character,
you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way.
- Janet Suzman


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