Edge Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old edge quotes, edge sayings, and edge proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We all have an edge. We all are floating our psyche on top with a great ocean underneath.     

Brad Dourif

Learn to live on the edge.     

Richard Branson

Prayer begins at the edge of emptiness.     

Abraham Joshua Heschel

We live at the edge of the miraculous.     

Henry Miller

Service is the ultimate edge. Keep it sharp.     

Ron Kaufman

The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.     

John Lyly

The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.     

Jacob Bronowski

Whenever you're aggressive, you're at the edge of mistakes.     

Mario Andretti

Pounding an edge to sharpness will not make it last.     

Laozi

The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude.     

Denis Waitley

On the edge of destiny, you must test your strength.     

Billy Bishop

Being on the edge is always worse than going through.     

Joseph Brown

You learn the most when you're out on the edge.     

Jim Whittaker

The key to success is to develop a winning edge.     

Brian Tracy

If you round out your edges, you lose your edge.     

Danielle LaPorte

Laughter is what spills over the edge of an inspired life.     

Mary Anne Radmacher

The cutting edge of service is always being honed and polished.     

Ron Kaufman

Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything.     

Henry Adams

Life and death are balanced on the edge of a razor.     

Homer

The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place.     

Rachel Carson

If they think we've got an edge, we've got an edge.     

Red Auerbach

When one jumps over the edge, one is bound to land somewhere.     

D. H. Lawrence

Being on the edge isn't as safe, but the view is better.     

Ricky Gervais

It's the knowledge derived from information that gives you a competitive edge.     

Bill Gates

The edge of the world is always the next step when you're blind.     

Ryan Knighton

If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space.     

Stephen Hunt

A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use.     

Washington Irving

People on the edge of love go with their heart and not their head.     

Sienna Miller

The leading edge of reality is mind, and mind is the primary substratum of being.     

Terence McKenna

You have to just dive over the edge. You haven't got time to mess about.     

Ralph Fiennes

When you are at the edge of life it will be either silence or violence.     

Gopichand Lagadapati

If you want to live on the edge of life, you need to be flexible.     

Kim Novak

You really need to be on the edge and you have to keep your eyes open.     

Jam Master Jay

You have to keep on the very edge of something, all the time, or the picture dies.     

Willem de Kooning

Make sure you have an edge. Know what your edge is. And have rigid risk control rules.     

Monroe Trout

Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.     

Brian Tracy

Being out on the edge, with everything at risk, is where you learn and grow the most.     

Jim Whittaker

The leading edge in evidence presentation is in science; the leading edge in beauty is in high art.     

Edward Tufte

Maybe what frightens us about the edge isn't our fear of morality, but the thoughts it leads us to have.     

Lauren DeStefano

Exoticism can give you an edge: it makes people assume you're cleverer than you are and gives you the upper hand.     

Kristin Scott Thomas

There's a certain edge about cruelty. If you're honest about it, most people wince, but say it had to be said.     

Pete Waterman

You always have to be on edge. You always have to take every practice, every game, like it is your last.     

Kobe Bryant

Knowing the edge of your competency is important. If you think you know more than you do, you will get in trouble.     

Warren Buffett

As a coach, you're just trying to figure out how to keep a team on edge. You've got to find that edge.     

Don Meyer

Sooner or later we will come to the edge of all that we can control and find life, waiting there for us.     

Rachel Naomi Remen

The whole idea is to get an edge. Sometimes it takes just a little extra something to get that edge, but you have to have it.     

Don Shula

You have a certain set of facts and you are looking for situations where you have an edge, whether the edge is psychological or statistical.     

David Einhorn

Empathy took the edge off, and the truth is, we need our edge. Our edge is trying to speak to us, and we are too, too good at shutting it up.     

Deb Caletti

The edge is a great place to be. Inside the box is too dark. Outside the box, there's no leverage. But on the edge of the box, you can get things done!     

Seth Godin