60 Unknown Quotes to Understand the Other Side of the Known!

60 Unknown Quotes to Understand the Other Side of the Known!
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Tripboba.com - Not all things in this world have answer or can be explained. Sometimes, they exist with their unknown reasons. Unknown quotes are totally great to fill your day with something you probably have never known before.

Today, Tripboba is bringing 60 unknown quotes that will invite questions and can even inspire you to understand the unknown.

Read these unknown quotes and let see what we have for you!

Quotes About the Unknown

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Understanding has a big part in knowing and going deep into the unknown. In order to really dive in, one has to understand. Reading the following unknown quotes may lead you to the state of understanding.

  • “When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for you to stand upon or you will be taught to fly.” ― Patrick Overton
  • “Whenever we proceed from the known into the unknown we may hope to understand, but we may have to learn at the same time a new meaning of the word 'understanding.” ― Werner Karl Heisenberg
  • “The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land, to add something to the extent and the solidity of our possessions. And even a cursory glance at the history of the biological sciences during the last quarter of a century is sufficient to justify the assertion, that the most potent instrument for the extension of the realm of natural knowledge which has come into men's hands, since the publication of Newton's ‘Principia’, is Darwin's ‘Origin of Species.” ― Thomas Henry Huxley
  • “No one infers a god from the simple, from the known, from what is understood, but from the complex, from the unknown, and incomprehensible. Our ignorance is God; what we know is science.” ― Robert G. Ingersoll
  • “Remember that fear causes to happen the very things it fears. That's why fear should be unknown to us.” ― Louis de Bernières
  • “How can you know what you're capable of if you don't embrace the unknown?” ― Esmeralda Santiago
  • “Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • “It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.” ― Wallace Stevens
  • “She was perfectly sane in streets unknown. She loved conversing with people tagged as strangers. She was social, amiable & all that is her. Yet, with known people she felt unknown, she choked words and fought inside. And indeed she tripped insane while traversing those streets known. She stared at others and consumed their happiness through senses cold. And so she waits for Winter's warmth to touch her in streets of distant shore, in her own world of simple happiness.” ― Debatrayee Banerjee
  • “The dark dangerous forest is still there, my friends. Beyond the space of the astronauts and the astronomers, beyond the dark, tangled regions of Freudian and Jungian psychiatry, beyond the dubious psi-realms of Dr. Rhine, beyond the areas policed by the commissars and priests and motivations-research men, far, far beyond the mad, beat, half-hysterical laughter... the utterly unknown still is and the eerie and ghostly lurk, as much wrapped in mystery as ever.” ― Fritz Leiber
  • “Why do you like jellyfish so much?" I asked. "I don't know. I guess I think they're cute," she said. "But one thing did occur to me when I was really focused on them. What we see before us is just one tiny part of the world. We get into the habit of thinking, This is the world, but that's not true at all. The real world is in a much darker and deeper place than this, and most of it is occupied by jellyfish and things. We just happen to forget all that. Don't you agree? Two thirds of the earth's surface is ocean, and all we can see of it with the naked eye is the surface: the skin. We hardly know anything about what's beneath the skin.” ― Haruki Murakami
  • “I'm comfortable with the unknown -- that's the point of science. There are places out there, billions of places out there, that we know nothing about. And the fact that we know nothing about them excites me, and I want to go out and find out about them. And that's what science is. So, I think if you’re not comfortable with the unknown, then it’s difficult to be a scientist… I don’t need an answer. I don’t need answers to everything. I want to have answers to find.” ― Brian Cox
  • “When you've managed to stumble directly into the heart of the unknown - either through the misdirection of others, or better yet, through your own creative ineptitude - there is no one there to hold your hand or tell you what to do. In those bad lost moments, in the times when are advised not to panic, we own the unknown, and the world belongs to us. The child within has full reign. Few of us are ever so free” ― Tim Cahill
  • “Since the dawn of existence, you mortals have feared dying, feared the unknown and the pain of it, and yet, pain is a part of life, not death. And I—I am the first moment after pain ceases,” he [Death] pronounced. “It is life that fights and struggles and rages; life, that tears at you in its last agonizing throes to hold on, even if but for one futile instant longer... Whereas I, I come softly when it is all done. Pain and death are an ordered sequence, not a parallel pair. So easy to confuse the correlations, not realizing that one does not bring the other.” ― Vera Nazarian
  • “Letting there be room for not knowing is the most important thing of all. When there's a big disappointment, we don't know if that's the end of the story. It may just be the beginning of a great adventure. Life is like that. We don't know anything. We call something bad; we call it good. But really we just don't know.” ― Pema Chödrön

Fear of the Unknown Quotes

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Whether we should be afraid of the unknown or not, none of us really know the answer. But all we can do is to live right now, to live the moment, and whenever the time comes, at least we have prepared.

Reading fear of the unknown quotes below can be inspiring or can also answer your question whether you should or not fearing the unknown.

Here are Tripboba’s version of unknown quotes that we have collected from various sources:

  • “People are supposed to fear the unknown, but ignorance is bliss when knowledge is so damn frightening.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton
  • “One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.” ― Krishnamurti
  • “The fear of an unknown never resolves, because the unknown expands infinitely outward, leaving you to cling pitifully to any small shelter of the known: a cracker has twelve calories; the skin, when cut, bleeds.” ― Caroline Kettlewell
  • “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H. P. Lovecraft
  • “When you say 'fear of the unknown', that is the definition of fear; fear is the unknown, fear is what you do not know, and it's genetically within us so that we feel safe. We feel scared of the woods because we're not familiar with it, and that keeps you safe.” – M. Night Shyamalan
  • “There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.” – Elias Canetti
  • “Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.” – Pope John Paul II
  • “People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
  • “Fear of the unknown is a great creative partner.” – Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
  • “You have to get outside of your comfort zone if you're going to make significant changes in your life, and since few things scare people like the unknown, feeling fear is an excellent sign that you're on the right track.” – Jen Sincero
  • “I think that music opens portals and doorways into unknown sectors that it takes courage to leap into. I always think that there's a potential that we all have, and we can emerge, rise up to this potential, when necessary. We have to be fearless, courageous, and draw upon wisdom that we think we don't have.” – Wayne Shorter
  • “The key to growth is acknowledging your fear of the unknown and jumping in anyway.” – Jen Sincero
  • “The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety.” – H. L. Mencken
  • “The unseen enemy is always the most fearsome.” ― George R.R. Martin
  • “Nothing is more frightening than a fear you cannot name.” ― Cornelia Funke

Quotes by Unknown Authors

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For the continuous of this unknown quotes writing, here is where you can see quotes from unknown authors. They can be about anything at all! So, let’s see what we have found for you below:

  • "If you love me, let me know. If not, please gently let me go." – Unknown
  • "If you love something, let it go. If it comes back to you, its yours forever. If it doesn’t, then it was never meant to be." – Unknown
  • "Boredom is a disease of the mind and psyche, an insidious disease. It not only takes the joy out of life, but the creativity as well. No one of God's children should ever be bored with life." – Unknown
  • "A bore is a man who has nothing to say and says it anyway." – Unknown
  • "Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot read." – Unknown
  • "I wish I could write a beautiful book to break those hearts that are soon to cease to exist: a book of faith and small neat worlds and of people who live by the philosophies of popular songs." – Unknown
  • "In any situation, ask yourself: What strengths do I possess that can contribute towards accomplishing something in this situation? Then follow through." – Unknown
  • "Why do we spend years using up our bodies to nurture our minds with experience and find our minds turning then to our exhausted bodies for solace?" – Unknown
  • "The human body is a peculiar device, pat it on the back and the head swells." – Unknown
  • "Wise men are instructed in reason men of less understanding by experience; The most unknowing learn by necessity. Wise men do in the beginning what fools in the end." – Unknown
  • "What we are doing at the moment is more than just one thing added to the rest; it is a memoir." – Unknown
  • "The human mind must believe in something, so why not let it believe what it does believe." – Unknown
  • "At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide." – Unknown
  • "Of all earthly creatures, humans alone have the power to choose." – Unknown
  • "No poet sings because he must sing. At least no great poet does. A great poet sings because he chooses to sing." – Unknown

Great Unknown Quotes

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Tripboba can’t be happier to end this article with some of the greatest unknown quotes to help us all be inspired.

  • “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know we don't know.” – Donald Rumsfeld
  • “There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” – Aldous Huxley
  • “We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore. What falls there are, we know not; what rocks beset the channel, we know not; what walls ride over the river, we know not. Ah, well! we may conjecture many things.” – John Wesley Powell
  • “A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.” – Tom Hanks
  • “Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.” – Brian Greene
  • “Maybe it is worth investigating the unknown, if only because the very feeling of not knowing is a painful one.” – Krzysztof Kieslowski
  • “Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot.” – Alexander Pope
  • “A hustler has to deal with danger and risk. It's part of the game. You cannot control it all, nor would you want to. Chaos, unknown factors are not something to be anxious about.” – Robert Greene
  • “As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.” – Robin S. Sharma
  • “Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.” – George S. Patton
  • “The heart has a yearning for the unknown, a longing to penetrate the deep shadow and the winding glade, where, as it seems, no human foot has been.” – Richard Jefferies
  • “It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.” – Frederick Sanger
  • “As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.” – Norman Foster
  • “The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.” – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • “The challenge of the unknown future is so much more exciting than the stories of the accomplished past.” – Simon Sinek


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