30 Knife Quotes for knife enthusiast 2023

(Last Updated On: September 27, 2022)

A knife is not only a cutting object. Though it is manufactured with a sharp blade and strong handle yet the knife has many more components beneath it. People use it as a weapon as well. A Knife reflects the history of ages, the values, and morals of people, and the tradition of a country. Thus, even though knives are the most used kitchen tool yet their quotes are more than that. And if you are a knife enthusiast then you should obviously know them. 30 Knife quotes you should know. You really love it.

Both these quotes and edges are sharp. However, the quotes are inspirational enough to make your skill better. By following these quotes, you can have an amazing journey with your precious knife. Also, you will have a great cutting and cooking experience

However, most of the quotes are described by famous people around the world. Thus, today we have plenty of quote collections about the knife for you. These quotes are encouraging and motivating. Let’s acknowledge some of them!  

Famous Knife Quotes

Let’s see what famous people have said about knives.

  1. “A knife is only as good as the one who wields it.”
  1. “There never was a good knife made of bad steel.” 
  1. “I’ve had so many knives stuck into me when they hand me a flower I can’t quite make out what it is. It takes time.”
  1. “If I get 8 hours to cut a tree I’ll spend 7 hours to sharpen my knife.”
  1. “Knives are like credit cards; don’t leave home without ’em and always carry several” 
  • Richard Marcinko
  1. “Champagne has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.”
  •  Aldous Huxley.
  1. “In America, we have always taken it as an article of faith that we ‘battle’ cancer; we attack it with knives, we poison it with chemotherapy or we blast it with radiation.”
  • Abraham Verghese
  1. “Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle.”
  •   James Russell Lowell.
  1. “A well-trained person needs only a knife to survive.” 
  •  Mors Kochanski
  1. “A woman’s eyes cut deeper than a knife.”
  •  Robert Jordan.
  1. “A sharp knife cuts the quickest and hurts the least.” 
  • Katharine Hepburn
  1. “The knife is the most permanent, the most immortal, the most ingenious of man’s creations. The knife was a guillotine; the knife is a universal means of resolving all knots.” 
  •  Yevgeny Zamyatin

Knife Quotes Related to Love

Knife Quotes Related to Love

The Knife is also related to love. How? Well, read out the quotes below. Some famous people have expressed their values about love connecting it with the knife. 

  1. Love comes with a knife, not some shy question, and not with fears for its reputation.”

                                                                                  – Rumi.

  1. “If two people are in love, they can sleep on the bed of a knife.”

                                                                                 – Edward Hoagland.

  1. “For me, the game of love is much like hunting a man on foot with a knife. It’s not over until the blade is clean.”

                                                                                 – Vladimir Putin.

  1. “Memories do not always soften with time; some grow edges like knives.”

                                                                                 – Barbara Kingsolver.

  1. “Love is, that you are the knife that I plunge into myself.”

                                                                                 – Franz Kafka.

  1. “When you are not fed love on a silver spoon you learn to lick it off knives.”

                                                                                 – Lauren Eden.

  1. “I love all things, not because they are passionate or sweet-smelling but because I don’t know, because this ocean is yours, and mine: these buttons and wheels and little forgotten treasures, fans upon whose feathers love has scattered its blossoms, glasses, knives, and scissors — all bear the trace of someone’s fingers on their handle or surface, the trace of a distant hand lost in the depths of forgetfulness.” 

                                                                             -Pablo Neruda, 

  1. “I don’t want my girl to be so skinny she can knife me with her knee.” 

                                                                               – Mark Twain

Inspirational Knife Quotes

Ethically The Knives are also a symbol of motivation. Let’s read out the famous quotes regarding it.

  1. “A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.”

                                                                             – Rabindranath Tagore.

  1. “Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife.”

                                                                            – Margaret Fuller

  1. “If you want good roses, sharpen your knife and harden your heart.”

                                                                              – Patience Strong.

  1. “For I am persuaded that the source of both lies concealed beyond the reach of the knife and microscope.”

                                                                                – Albrecht von Haller.

  1. “A well-trained person needs only a knife to survive.”

                                                                                – Mors Kochanski.

  1. “I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.”

                                                                                – Zora Neale Hurston.

  1. “If a man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, though it is in the woods.” 

                                                                                – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  1. “My body is a journal in a way. It’s like what sailors used to do, where every tattoo meant something, a specific time in your life when you make a mark on yourself, whether you do it yourself with a knife or with a professional tattoo artist.” 

                                                                                – Johnny Depp

  1. “When one consorts with assassins, one must expect to dance along the edge of a knife once or twice.” 

                                                                               – R.L. LaFevers

  1. “Viоlеnсе оf the tongue iѕ vеrу rеаl- ѕhаrреr thаn аnу knifе.”

                                                                                    – Teresa Giudice

Final Words

These are just 30 quotes about knives but there are hundreds more. Many more well-known and popular people have come up with precious thoughts that relate to knives and their evil sharpness. A knife can cook food and a knife can kill people! 

So, the knife instrument is something that you will always need for any sort of thing. However, knife enthusiasts should know everything regarding knives, and these quotes are a part of them.

Gias

This is Gias, an Engineer and Kitchen Knife enthusiast and Specializes in Japanese Knives from the experiences of testing, reviewing, and researching last 5 years. I create this site to document my passion and love for kitchen knives and the cutting experiences of various types of knives used in my daily life. I really strive to provide you all with the most accurate and helpful information on knives around the world.