Quotation Explorer - 'Unknowable'

Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H. L. Mencken
For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing. - H. L. Mencken
Truth is, something exists, and everything exists for a reason. Regardless if the reason is known or unknown, knowable or unknowable, reason exists and can be named. - John K. Brown
Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. - Leonard Bernstein
It is natural that people should differ most, and most violently, about the unknowable . . . There is all the room in the world for divergence of opinion about something that, so far as we can realistically perceive, does not exist. - E. Haldeman-Julius
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H.L. Mencken
You've got your phenomenon on one hand. Concrete and knowable. On the other hand you've got the incomprehensible. You call it God, but to me, God or no, it remains just that, the unknowable. - Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess
It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable. - Maya Angelou
But one wants the idea of Death, you know, as something large and unknowable, something that allows a person to stretch himself out. Especially one wants it if one is tired. Or perhaps what one wants is simply a release from sensation, from all consciousness for ever.... - Stevie Smith
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