The Unknown Sayings and Quotes

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


It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.     

Wallace Stevens

It's the unknown that draws people.     

E.A. Bucchianeri

Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The unknown is too vast to live in known unhappiness.     

Russell Eric Dobda

Fear not the unknown. It is a sea of possibilities.     

Tom Althouse

Be bold and fly toward the unknown. Discover a road that was never known.     

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

It's actually quite a good ethos for life: go into the unknown with truth,commitment, and openness and mostly you'll be okay.     

Alan Cumming

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.     

George S. Patton

The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown.     

Rene Magritte

I find the lure of the unknown irresistible.     

Sylvia Earle

Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.     

Claude Bernard

If we fear the unknown then surely we fear ourselves.     

Bryant H. McGill

The unknown is always interesting.     

Michael Ovitz

Do not fear the unknown, dare to be adventurous in life.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

A fear of the unknown keeps a lot of people from leaving bad situations.     

Kathie Lee Gifford

You must be fearless to travel on the journey of unknown.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Fear of the unknown is a terrible fear.     

Joan D. Vinge

We are sickened by the unknown, but knowledge can prove poisonous.     

Steven Erikson

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.     

Corrie ten Boom

It's much easier to work with an unknown.     

Taylor Hackford

Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.     

Brian Greene

How can we live without the unknown before us?     

Rene Char

To conquer the unknown you must trust.     

Harbhajan Singh Yogi

The challenge of the unknown future is so much more exciting than the stories of the accomplished past.     

Simon Sinek

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

We all have a fear of the unknown what one does with that fear will make all the difference in the world.     

Lillian Russell

Fear of the unknown is the greatest fear of all.     

Yvon Chouinard

Most people talk about fear of the unknown, but if there is anything to fear, it is the known.     

Deepak Chopra

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

It is good to love the unknown.     

Charles Lamb