“One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.”    — Krishnamurti. Here are 50 Unknown Quotes.

Unknown Quotes

1.“People are supposed to fear the unknown, but ignorance is bliss when knowledge is so damn frightening.” —  Laurell K. Hamilton

2. “One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.”    — Krishnamurti

3. “Nothing is more frightening than a fear you cannot name.” — Cornelia Funke

4. “The unseen enemy is always the most fearsome.” — George R.R. Martin

5. “A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.” —  Antoine de Saint-Exuper

6. “What you don't know, you don't miss” — Cecelia Ahern

7. “It’s the unknown that draws people.” — E.A. Bucchianeri

8. “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

9. “In a world of diminishing mystery, the unknown persists.” — Jhumpa Lahiri

10. “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

11. “What you choose also chooses you.” — Kamand Kojouri

12. “We always vilify what we don't understand.” — Nenia Campbell

Unknown Quotes

13. “Remember that fear causes to happen the very things it fears. That's why fear should be unknown to us.” — Louis de Bernières

14. “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

15. “How can you know what you're capable of if you don't embrace the unknown?” — Esmeralda Santiago

16. “Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

17. “It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.” — Wallace Stevens

18. “Coincidences give you opportunities to look more deeply into your existence.” — Doug Dillon

19. “With no expectations, anything can become.” — Steven Farmer

20. “He [Nicolaus Steno] told the audience, "Beautiful is what we see. More beautiful is what we understand. Most beautiful is what we do not comprehend.” — Mira Bartok

21. “Past and Present I know well; each is a friend and sometimes an enemy to me. But it is the quiet, beckoning Future, an absolute stranger, with whom I have fallen madly in love.” — Richelle E. Goodrich

22. “The result is ... that there's no room left in the world for the weird – though plenty for crude, contemptuous, wisecracking, fun-poking imitations of it.” — Fritz Leiber

23. “Every man needs his Siren, To check his courage and strength, When he hears her  song, In his travels through the unknown.” — Dejan Stojanovic

24.“If you really want to be different, you'd better keep quiet and be a good person on the inside.” —  Michael Bassey Johnson

Unknown Quotes

25. “The longer one lives, the more mysterious life seems.” — Francis Brett Young

26. “That there were other worlds, invisible, unknown, beyond imagination even, was a revelation to him.” —  Kim Edwards

27. “Fear not the unknown. It is a sea of possibilities.” — Tom Althouse

28. “Coincidences link us to the unknown and weave us into it.” —  Doug Dillon

29. “If you are unknown, you can work better! Deserted soils of the mountains create the most beautiful flowers!” — Mehmet Murat ildan

30. “There is a faculty in man that will acknowledge the unseen. He may scout and scare religion from him; but if he does, superstition perches near.” — Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

31. “There are things that will happen to you and there is nothing you can do about this. Isn't it exciting beyond belief?” — Charlotte Eriksson

32. “Time passes way too slow when you're waiting for the unknown” —Donna VanLiere

33. “If you are so unique that you don't fit in any category, you are an unknown mystery to people. And people fear the unknown. As a distraction from fear, they laugh or talk nonsense about you.” — Shunya

34. “Shyness makes strangers of people who could have been more than friends.” — Amit Kalantri

35. “If one path of a fork promised you oblivion, it didn't really matter what the other path held in store.” —  F.C. Yee

36. “Most of us start as strangers and eventually again become strangers.” — Amit Kalantri

Unknown Quotes

37. “We relate to the unknown in two ways: fear and attraction. Both fear and attraction go away when unknown becomes known.” — Shunya

38. “A friend who turned into an enemy thinks of you more than a friend who turned into just an acquaintance.” — Amit Kalantri

39. “Lives that flash in sunshine, and lives that are born in tears, receive their hue from circumstances. None of us know what a year may bring forth.” — Harriet Ann Jacobs

40. “Several souls survive on the generosity of strangers.” — Amit Kalantri

41. “Swallowed up in the belly of the whale of infatuation, I now needed to distract myself in order to stay happy. Because our unknowable future shadowed the countenance of my soul.” — Aspen Matis

42. “The cities of the interior are vast and do not lie on any map.” — Jeanette Winterson

43. “It’s possible to both know and not know something.” — Emily St. John Mandel

44. “Life is something like innumerable layers, leaving us wrongly assuming that the first or even the second layer is the essence of the thing.” —  Craig D. Lounsbrough

45. “A strange thing happens to parents, one day they suddenly sense their son turned into a stranger.” — Amit Kalantri

46. “Walk into the unknown with what you know in your heart.” — Adrienne Posey

47. “Not knowing what lies on other side of the world sometimes gives you lot of courage.” — Rupal Asodaria

48. “It takes a lot of courage to fight biases and oppressive regimes, but it takes even greater courage to admit ignorance and venture into the unknown.” — Yuval Noah Harari

49. “Curiosity has and will always conquer fear.” — Karl Kristian Flores

50. “A stranger becomes a friend and a friend becomes a foe.” — Amit Kalantri

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Best of Unknown Quotes

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“Most of us start as strangers and eventually again become strangers.” — Amit Kalantri
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“If you are unknown, you can work better! Deserted soils of the mountains create the most beautiful flowers!” — Mehmet Murat ildan
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“Coincidences link us to the unknown and weave us into it.” —  Doug Dillon

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