If you believe you can, you might. If you know you can, you will.
It is hard, said Mme Landau, when I told her about those railway lessons, in the end it is hard to know what it is that someone dies of. Yes, it is very hard, said Mme Landau, one really doesn't know.
The only picture of Tarrou he would always have would be the picture of a man who firmly gripped the steering-wheel of his car when driving, or else the picture of that stalwart body, now lying motionless. Knowing meant that: a living warmth, and a picture of death.
If you truly want to know a person, talk to their enemies.
For you see, when us people who know run into each other that's an event. It almost never happens. Sometimes we meet each other and neither guesses that the other is one who knows. That's a bad thing. It's happened to me a lot of times. But you see there are so few of us.
The primary purpose of reading the Bible is not to know the Bible but to know God.
To sense the peace of extinguished passionHappiness in not knowing the ultimate knowledge
Now they are lovers. The first, wild courses are ended. They have founded their domain. A satanic happiness follows.
When most of the greatest individuals in history were misunderstood and you've spent so much of your own adult life misunderstood, you can't help but believe that the majority of people know very little worth knowing.
Be not another, if you can be yourself.
Our first experience of life is primarily felt in the *body.*.. We know ourselves in the security of those who hold us and gaze upon us. It's not heard or seen or thought it's felt. That's the original knowing.
Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand
A man is like a novel: until the very last page you don't know how it will end. Otherwise it wouldn't be worth reading.
So many believe that it is love that grows, but it is the knowing that grows and love simply expands to contain it.
The older you get, the more you understand how your conscience works. The biggest and only critic lives in your perception of people's perception of you rather than people's perception of you.