Top 159 Known Quotes

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“Everyone believes that artificial or prerecorded calls – ‘robocalls,’ as they’re known – are awful. They’re intrusive. They’re unwanted.”

― Ajit Pai

“It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely.”

― Albert Einstein

“The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“A man is known by the company he organizes.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“In the mid-1800s, they were known also as ‘singsong houses,’ and the courtesans were actually master musicians.”

― Amy Tan

“Oracle is not known for its high levels of customer satisfaction.”

― Aneel Bhusri

“Nick Abraham and I had known each other from Ryerson University.”

― Ari Millen

“I’m ecstatic to be known as pad man, as it makes a difference to women’s lives.”

― Arunachalam Muruganantham

“My work on symmetries of string theory is on what is known as strong-weak coupling duality, or S-duality.”

― Ashoke Sen

“I’ve stayed friends with the boys I’ve known since I was 10.”

― Barry Keoghan

“Counterterrorism analysts have known for years that al Qaeda prepares for attacks with elaborate ‘targeting packages’ of photographs and notes.”

― Barton Gellman

“It should be known that Israel is based on treachery.”

― Bashar al-Assad

“What we’re most known for is the catchy choruses and the big hooks.”

― Benji Madden

“I just wrote about childhood as I had known it.”

― Beverly Cleary

“’John Doe’ is typically used in a warrant when the accused is known by an alias or by a physical description.”

― Bill Dedman

“Paul Ryan is a nationally tested leader that is widely known and respected.”

― Bob Beauprez

“I went to Baltimore School of the Arts, which is known for discovering Tupac and Jada Pinkett-Smith.”

― Bresha Webb

“I’m known as a winner now.”

― Brett Hull

“George Hamilton is one of the funniest men I have ever known.”

― Britt Ekland

“Although I’m predominantly known for game-shows, I do prefer to be known as a performer.”

― Bruce Forsyth

“We have to balance the lineality of the known universe with the nonlineality of the unknown universe.”

― Carlos Castaneda

“I always wanted to be known as a songwriter and not just a songbird.”

― Carly Rae Jepsen

“I’ll never be known for my work with boundaries.”

― Carrie Fisher

“Patrick Dempsey will forever be known as ‘Grey’s Anatomy”s McDreamy.”

― Chandra Wilson

“I’ve always known I wanted a family.”

― Charlize Theron

“MTV is known for their huge budget.”

― Chelsea Handler

“I’m known to be aggressively early.”

― Chris Gardner

“Sao Paulo is a dump. That’s a known fact.”

― Colby Covington

“We know virtually all of the genes known to mammals. We do not know all of the combinations.”

― Craig Venter

“I’m known worldwide for my talent and my team, Chute Boxe.”

― Cris Cyborg

“I was known as the chief grave robber of my state.”

― Dan Quayle

“There was a nuisance in the service known as the army correspondent.”

― Daniel H. Hill

“All I have ever known is football.”

― Danny Ings

“I’ve always known whether I’m great. Or not.”

― David Carradine

“Liquid helium belongs to a class of fluids known as quantum fluids, as distinct from classical fluids.”

― David Lee

“It’s really important to me not to be known as Ross when I’m 60.”

― David Schwimmer

“My wish is to be known only thru my work.”

― Dorothea Dix

“No one wants to be known as a six-inning guy.”

― Drew Pomeranz

“I’m known for color and prints and embroideries.”

― Dries van Noten

“When you are known as this cutting-edge composer all the time… it’s no longer cutting-edge.”

― Du Yun

“In addition to the vehicles currently known, the holy grail of commercial spaceflight remains a single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) reusable spaceplane.”

― Dylan Taylor

“I’ve known Bret Michaels forever.”

― Eddie Trunk

“We Latins are known for jabbering on.”

― Eduardo Galeano

“I want to be known as a great businessman.”

― Edward Lampert

“I’ve always known I was adopted.”

― Emily Procter

“Six-hundred-page biographies of German theologians aren’t known to fly off the shelves.”

― Eric Metaxas

“Nitric oxide was known for destroying things.”

― Ferid Murad

“I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not done it when they could.”

― Francois Rabelais

“What do you despise? By this are you truly known.”

― Frank Herbert

“I’ve been known not to bite my tongue.”

― Freddie Gibbs

“Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.”

― Friedrich August von Hayek

“That’s what I was known for: I was a gym rat.”

― Gilbert Arenas

“I’m known for my slightly inappropriate remarks.”

― Gilbert Gottfried

“I have known some wonderful men.”

― Gloria Allred

“Andy Warhol is the only genius I’ve ever known with an I.Q. of 60.”

― Gore Vidal

“As an individual I was known as the DJ or the mixer.”

― Grandmaster Flash

“I had D minuses in chemistry and all of the sciences, and now I’m known as a molecular gastronomist.”

― Grant Achatz

“Since I’ve been in fourth grade, all I’ve known was basketball.”

― Greg Oden

“Apart from the known and the unknown, what else is there?”

― Harold Pinter

“The pursuit of justice is all I have ever known.”

― Harry Belafonte

“In Mexico, I want to be known as the Aztec Warrior.”

― Henry Cejudo

“If it wasn’t for the Internet, I wouldn’t be here. I’d probably be rapping, but I wouldn’t be well known if it wasn’t for the Internet.”

― Hopsin

“Parsi theater was known for melodrama.”

― Irrfan Khan

“I’ve seen it all, done it all, known it all.”

― Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

“Encyclopedias are finished. All encyclopedias combined, including the redoubtable Britannica, have already been surpassed by the exercise in groupthink known as Wikipedia.”

― James Gleick

“But I just want to be known for my football.”

― Jamie Redknapp

“I’m a footballer, that’s my job and that’s all I want to be known for.”

― Jamie Redknapp

“I’m known for impressions and family stories.”

― Jay Pharoah

“Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.”

― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“My siblings and I are known as ABCs, American-born Chinese.”

― Jennifer Lee

“I’m not so widely known that I’m going to be pigeonholed.”

― Jeri Ryan

“I’ve always known what I wanted. I’ve always wanted to be on top of that podium.”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“African people worldwide are known to be welcoming and open-minded.”

― Jill Scott

“I just want to be known as funny.”

― Jim Gaffigan

“There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors.”

― Jim Morrison

“This is the strangest life I’ve ever known.”

― Jim Morrison

“Work is the only meanin’ I’ve ever known.”

― Joe Frazier

“I’m Swedish. Sweden is known for its melancholia.”

― Johan Renck

“There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known.”

― John Lennon

“God wills to be displayed and known and loved and cherished and worshiped.”

― John Piper

“Autism and seizures are the least known areas of illnesses.”

― John Travolta

“I’m known for mushy music.”

― Johnny Mathis

“I was always known as the ‘Desert Fox.’”

― Johnny Miller

“Mexico is known throughout the world thanks to mariachi.”

― Juan Gabriel

“The managers I’ve known all had their own specific way of working.”

― Juan Mata

“All songwriters are known as ‘topliners’ because the vocal goes on top of the track.”

― Justin Tranter

“We are known as one of the few truly antifascist families in Munich.”

― Karl Amadeus Hartmann

“I want to be known as a commercial hero.”

― Kartik Aaryan

“I have never known stage-fright at any time.”

― Kate Smith

“The stock market is a discounter of all known information.”

― Kenneth Fisher

“Clem had made it known that Pollock was a great painter.”

― Kenneth Noland

“In the ’50s Morris Louis and I were not known, David Smith and Helen Frankenthaler were not much known.”

― Kenneth Noland

“I’ve been known to preach.”

― Kevin Hart

“A friend is nothing but a known enemy.”

― Kurt Cobain

“It’s true that I’m not known as a crooner or balladeer. I’m known for a more crusading or quixotic temperament.”

― Kurt Elling

“Had I known all the info about TSS, I would never have used tampons.”

― Lauren Wasser

“Filipinos are so warm and friendly, and they’re known worldwide for that.”

― Lee Min-ho

“I used to be known as one of the strongest guys on the planet.”

― Lex Luger

“Rudy Giuliani is a known racist Islamophobe.”

― Linda Sarsour

“I don’t have any desire to be better known.”

― Lindsay Duncan

“I want to be known for my athletic achievements, not my celebrity.”

― Lindsey Vonn

“I’m known for being annoyingly gender-focused. It’s always been my platform.”

― Liz Phair

“I’m known as a voice for a generation of people that don’t have a voice.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“It’s odd that I’m a big name in America and not known in Britain.”

― Marcus Buckingham

“I’ve known Johnny Depp since I was 19.”

― Marilyn Manson

“I don’t want to be known in my life for what I do from 5 to 9 in the mornings.”

― Matt Lauer

“The character of a man is known from his conversations.”

― Menander

“The telling room is, in Spanish, known as ‘el contador.’”

― Michael Paterniti

“What do you despise? By this you are truly known.”

― Michelangelo

“Everybody wants to be known. Everybody’s a Kardashian.”

― Mike Nichols

“I’m known clean around the Earth.”

― Minnesota Fats

“I want to be known as Terminator 2.”

― Miriam Defensor-Santiago

“I have passed all the physical hardships known to man.”

― Miriam Defensor-Santiago

“Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.”

― Moliere

“I’m kind of known for something that’s not so great to be known for.”

― Monica Lewinsky

“I want to be known as an actor who can do all kinds of roles.”

― Naga Chaitanya

“I don’t want to be known as an item dancer. I want to be known as an actress only.”

― Nargis Fakhri

“I’ve known attractive airheads, and I’ve known ugly idiots.”

― Neil Cavuto

“Markets have built in inefficiencies, serious inefficiencies which are well known.”

― Noam Chomsky

“A man is known by the silence he keeps.”

― Oliver Herford

“I’m known for my handwritten notes.”

― Pamela Anderson

“I don’t want to be known as the granddaughter of the Hiltons. I want to be known as Paris.”

― Paris Hilton

“I don’t want to be known as the Hilton heiress, because I didn’t do anything for that.”

― Paris Hilton

“Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.”

― Plato

“I don’t like the info-dump, as it’s known.”

― Rachel Kushner

“I liked the name Saadiq and didn’t want to be known as an artist as Raphael Wiggins.”

― Raphael Saadiq

“Jim wanted to be known as a poet, first and foremost.”

― Ray Manzarek

“I’ve also always known that I wouldn’t be playing for the N.B.A.”

― Rebecca Lobo

“I’ve suffered from all of the hang-ups known, and none is as bad as the telephone.”

― Richard Armour

“I prefer theatre but TV keeps you well known.”

― Richard Briers

“I would prefer to be known as Richard the Lionhearted.”

― Richard Cordray

“It’s well known that actors are lousy writers.”

― Richard Grant

“In England, I’m known for playing villains.”

― Richard McCabe

“We’re known as a touring band, not a singles band.”

― Rick Nielsen

“The site of hearing was now known to be in the cochlea.”

― Robert Barany

“I’ve always known I’ve had power.”

― Robert Whittaker

“Being eternally known as Bond has no downside.”

― Roger Moore

“I was known as a 35-mm photographer with a view-camera mentality.”

― Sam Abell

“I could have been known for something terrible.”

― Sarah Hughes

“I don’t want to be known as a jerk forever.”

― Seann William Scott

“I’m known for my desserts.”

― Shari Redstone

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”

― Sharon Begley

“I’d like to be known for my character.”

― Soundarya

“Obamacare was ruled to be unconstitutional. We’ve always known that Obamacare was unconstitutional.”

― Stephen Miller

“It’s good Xerox is known for its copying machines, and it’s good Jim Carrey is known for comedy.”

― Steve Guttenberg

“I’ve known where my heritage is from all along.”

― Susana Martinez

“I don’t want to be known as a politician.”

― Susana Martinez

“Thanks to ‘A Prophet,’ I’m known in a lot of countries.”

― Tahar Rahim

“The nature of rumor is known to all.”

― Tertullian

“Boston is known for its innovation.”

― Thomas Menino

“An absolutely new idea is one of the rarest things known to man.”

― Thomas More

“I’ve never really known what glamour is.”

― Tommy Lee Jones

“Everything can be known and, in some cases, everything is known.”

― Toomas Hendrik Ilves

“I’ve always known football.”

― Troy Aikman

“I’m a known reader. That’s what I do with my time.”

― Twyla Tharp

“No matter what I do, I’ll be forever known as the Manson prosecutor.”

― Vincent Bugliosi

“I’ve known Laurence Fishburne for about twenty years.”

― Ving Rhames

“The name of Peru was not known to the natives.”

― William Prescott

“I’ve known Pinchas Zukerman since he was a teenager.”

― Zubin Mehta
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