Top 44 Knives Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Knives Quotes from famous people such as Tim Curry, James Russell Lowell, Tessa Thompson, Susanna Clarke, Joel Edgerton, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

One of the best things that ever happened to me was Roc

One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned.
Tim Curry
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
James Russell Lowell
I like to think I’m one of the least athletic people in real life. I don’t do a whole lot when I’m left to my own devices except wield forks and knives.
Tessa Thompson
I had to restrain myself from buying a book on 19th-century fruit knives.
Susanna Clarke
Particularly when you’re making a movie of a book, people are always waiting with their knives – you know?
Joel Edgerton
At least 50 times. I’ve jumped off a building, jumped off a cliff in a car. I’ve been in bedrooms when women came in with knives and guns.
Dennis Rodman
Buying knives can be an intimidating experience. They come in all different shapes and sizes, all of which do certain jobs – you wouldn’t want to use a slicer to core a tomato.
Brad Leone
I have a terrible, terrible fear of knives. I only buy food that I don’t need to cut… I haven’t cut my food in years! Like, I won’t even touch a plastic knife or anything sharp. And if I’m in a kitchen and somebody picks up a knife, I leave.
Christian Serratos
People in West Virginia do have cars. We have indoor plumbing. We even use knives and forks.
John Kruk
I am a hardcore foodie, which means I love to eat. I was also born with cerebral palsy, which means I shake all the time – so cooking is not my thing, as I am banned from being around knives and fire. Those who cannot cook, watch, and I am obsessed with cooking shows.
Maysoon Zayid
Whether it is kids carrying knives because they are in gangs or kids carrying knives because they are afraid of gangs, it is the gang culture that underpins the problem.
Chris Grayling
I have a lot of cooking tools. In fact I have a whole drawer full of knives. Cooking tools, especially cutlery, are my toys.
Martin Yan
Japanese chefs believe our soul goes into our knives once we start using them. You wouldn’t put your soul in a dishwasher!
Masaharu Morimoto
For me, shaping and sharpening knives is the perfect mix of a day of metal and woodwork, and seriously scratches my lifelong itch to make something with my own two hands – be it squid-and-veggie ramen or the fiberglass finish on a surfboard.
Brad Leone
The critics love to get out their knives and dine on Coverdale. But the worse the criticism gets, the more successful I become.
David Coverdale
All poets’ wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.
Delmore Schwartz
I know electric knives are excellent for carving turkeys that have had their bones removed and been forced into a mold to shape them. Please note that those turkeys are called hams.
John Hodgman
At the root of many a woman’s failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.
Robert Farrar Capon
The allure of Hollywood is huge when you don’t know anything. You don’t know the knives behind the smiles.
Steve Guttenberg
I think the biggest thing is clean as you go. Wash all your knives, cutting boards, dishes, when you are done cooking, not look at a sink full of dishes after you are done. Cleaning as you go helps keep away cross contamination and you avoid having food borne bacteria.
Cat Cora
I know that elections must be limited only to those who understand that the Arabs are the deadly enemy of the Jewish state, who would bring on us a slow Auschwitz – not with gas, but with knives and hatchets.
Meir Kahane
People forget the skates are like knives. Those blades are constantly sharpened… that’s why they sound the way they sound. They are blades.
Phillip Schofield
I’ve had people turn up to book signings with knives, with guns.
Patricia Cornwell
Actors are like Swiss Army knives – we’re ready to use any lever at any moment. But I learned long ago that, unfortunately, this industry only sees the one thing sticking out that they know us from, and that’s the only thing they can imagine.
Allison Williams
Part of the reason young people are getting involved with gangs, leading to the use of guns and knives, is not the lack of stop and search but the individualistic, consumerist society we live in.
Chuka Umunna
I love the Army-Navy surplus store Surplus Value Center. They have really good long underwear and multicolored bandanas, cool camo jackets, and really, really scary-looking knives. If you’re into that sort of thing.
Jill Soloway
My mother was a waitress in a Lyons Corner House, but she married up. She was keen on bettering herself. She taught me how to use the right knives and forks and behave properly.
Charles Dance
Home in Ireland, I went to Collins Barracks and spent some time wandering around, making notes on the various guns, knives and swords.
Sarah Rees Brennan
Selling records is fantastic. But if you’re not loving what you do, and if everybody is throwing knives at you, it can get old very fast.
Wes Borland
I had been warned about Jews by my gentile friends – they did terrible things with knives to boys.
Paul Engle
I like the Japanese knives, I like French knives. Whatever’s sharp.
Wolfgang Puck
It's amazing the relationships you forge in a kitchen.

It’s amazing the relationships you forge in a kitchen. When you cooperate in an environment that’s hot. Where there’s a lot of knives. You’re trusting your well-being with someone you’ve never before met or known.
Alex Guarnaschelli
A prayer that must have a cannon behind it better never be uttered. Forgiveness ought not to go in partnership with shot and shell. Love need not carry knives and revolvers.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I feel like there’s different kinds of evil and there’s different kinds of villains, and as much as I would like to be dark and playing with knives… it’s not me and it’s not my look.
Rachelle Lefevre
I’ve worked in a mortuary and seen the consequences of what guns and knives do to people.
Salim Akil
I’m really great with weapons: I did a lot of bo and staff training for ‘Immortals.’ I love knives. I’m a pretty good shot. But I love hand-to-hand combat.
Kellan Lutz
I do not have a merchandise line. I don’t sell knives or apparel. Though I have been approached to endorse various products from liquor to airlines to automobiles to pharmaceuticals dozens of times, I have managed to resist the temptation.
Anthony Bourdain
McDonald’s revolutionized fast food. They introduced a way to eat food without knives, forks or plates. Most fast foods can be eaten while steering the wheel of a car and the restaurants are usually drive through.
Eric Schlosser
Having sharp, great knives will enable you to cook very precisely. Knife skills are essential in cooking.
Eric Ripert
In my man cave, I have tomahawks, throwing knives, and old black-bear furs. There’s skulls, weapons everywhere.
Jason Momoa
I think there’s always going to be a problem dealing with firearms, with knives. It’s the animal we are that cause the problems.
Joe Namath
The knives of jealousy are honed on details.
Ruth Rendell
Most chefs only use and need a handful of knives – even if they own 25, they usually grab the same four or five.
Brad Leone
I actually like older horror movies more than newer ones because when I’m watching newer ones, like ‘Chucky’ or ‘Saw’ or whatever, I’m like, ‘Come on, really, this isn’t even good, all it is is blood and knives.’ I like when it has a story line, you know? When it’s actually a movie.
Emily Alyn Lind