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Mysteries Quotes

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When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

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Remain in wonder if you want the mysteries to open up for you.
Mysteries never open up for those who go on questioning.
Questioners sooner or later end up in a library.
Questioners sooner or later end up with scriptures,
because scriptures are full of answers.
And answers are dangerous, they kill your wonder.
- Osho

The road to freedom lies not through
mysteries or occult performances,
but through the intelligent use
of natural forces and laws.
- Ernest Holmes

Mysteries are feminine; they like to veil themselves
but still want to be seen and divined.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

 

Mysteries I read for fun, so I will probably never write one,
for fear of spoiling the fun.
- Fred Saberhagen

Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand
and explain the many mysteries of our bodies,
such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.
- John Cameron

I've included these little jokes and mysteries in my
writing for the amusement of readers.
- Armistead Maupin

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Even if you only want to write science fiction,
you should also read mysteries, poetry,
mainstream literature, history, biography,
philosophy, and science.
- Walter Jon Williams

Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods.
We have ours, they have theirs.
That is what's known as infinity.
- Jean Cocteau

Poetry involves the mysteries of the irrational perceived through rational words.
- Vladimir Nabokov

My focus is not on solving nature's deeper mysteries.
It is on using nature's deeper mysteries to solve important societal problems.
- Philip Emeagwali

Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man!
Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
- Charles Dickens

I see mysteries and complications wherever I look,
and I have never met a steadily logical person.
- Martha Gellhorn

Understand life's mysteries - as mysteries to be lived.
- Robert Zemeckis

I love mysteries, and I read them every night before I go to bed.
- David Herbert Donald

Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents
and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated,
which include all children.
And so we sought for signs.
- Anthony Hecht

In the Church, considered as a social organism,
the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs.
- Simone Weil

The absolute yearning of one human body for another
particular body and its indifference to substitutes
is one of life's major mysteries.
- Iris Murdoch

The world's philosophers and theologians searched for
answers to the same mysteries.
- Robert Vaughn

Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed.
What would be left to strive for if everything were known?
- Charles de Lint

It's good to have mysteries.
It reminds us that there's more to the world than just
making do and having a bit of fun.
- Charles de Lint

There are mysteries, secret zones in each individual.
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

Through the study of fossils I had already been initiated
into the mysteries of prehistoric creations.
- Pierre Loti

Children know from a remarkably early age that things
are being kept from them,
that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries.
- Anthony Hecht

Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and
sit together in the dark,
like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries,
dreaming the same dream in unison.
- Angela Carter

Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries;
but who can tell or who can explain them!
- Max Muller

What's the use of making mysteries? It only makes people want to nose 'em out.
- Edith Wharton

I read mysteries like Nancy Drew and Alfred Hitchcock,
and I swim and I ride my motorbike.
- Heather O'Rourke

Bereavement is the deepest initiation into the mysteries of human life,
an initiation more searching and profound than even happy love.
- Dean Inge

By virtue of believing in a Supreme Being one embraces certain mysteries.
- Robert Vaughn

After all my probing into the human brain,
I should still be aware of mysteries and come up with them myself.
- Pamela Stephenson

I rather like mysteries.
But I do dislike muddles.
- David Lean

The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made
into an object of affirmation and negation,
when in reality they should be an object of contemplation.
- Simone Weil

We've always been fans of a good mystery;
we think all kids are,
and there weren't any good mysteries out there these days for kids,
so that's why we decided to do them.
- Mary-Kate Olsen

By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch
our daily vision to include infinity,
nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
- Thomas More

Look, it's one of the great mysteries of the world,
I cannot answer that question.
I think I'm vaguely blonde.
To be perfectly frank, I don't know.
- Cate Blanchett

The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because
it is invested with so much of oneself.
It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries,
the possibility of torment.
- James A. Baldwin

Science is Christian, not when it condemns itself to the letter of things,
but when, in the infinitely little, it discovers as
many mysteries and as much depth and power as in the infinitely great.
- Edgar Quinet

We'd like to have immediate answers to all of our questions.
I think medicine in particular.
I found it frustrating as a physician sometimes to
not be able to tell someone exactly why something was happening to them.
There are still so many mysteries in medicine.
- Laurel Clark

If all things were made through Him,
clearly so must the splendid revelations have been
which were made to the fathers and prophets,
and became to them the symbols of the sacred mysteries of religion.
- Origen

The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given.
They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded,
or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law.
And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things.
- Ben Okri

The more we learn of science, the more we see that
its wonderful mysteries are all explained by a few
simple laws so connected together and so dependent upon each other,
that we see the same mind animating them all.
- Olympia Brown

The great work must inevitably be obscure,
except to the very few, to those who like the author
himself are initiated into the mysteries.
Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important.
For this only one good reader is necessary.
- Henry Miller

Zac Efron is my obsession, we're the same person.
We're not actually here, it's like Janet and Michael Jackson.
He just puts on his wig and a dress,
and it's me,
and you don't know that.
It's one of the greatest mysteries of all time.
- Megan Fox

In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible
which aren't credible today,
especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out.
Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets.
- P. D. James

I feel as though I have lived many lives,
experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean,
never known rest.
Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual,
for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life.
- Leni Riefenstahl

Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction,
rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre
more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though
I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature,
both fiction and nonfiction.
- Joan D. Vinge

The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries,
which the angels desire to look into,
and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall.
- George Whitefield

Acoustic phonetics, which is developing and increasing
in richness very rapidly,
already enables us to solve many of the mysteries of sound,
mysteries which motor phonetics could not even begin to solve.
- Roman Jakobson

To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is,
we answer that it is actually zero.
Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this
concept as they are usually believed to be.
- Leonhard Euler

The greatest challenge ...
is not the exploring of the mysteries of the outer space,
but the developing of the millions of God's forgotten children,
the developing peoples of the world,
so they can become our equal
and full partners to build a better world -
a world of freedom and brotherhood.
- Jimmy Yen

Perhaps it's the people whose lives have taken sudden new twists -
people who have learned to embrace the creative possibilities of change -
who stand the best chance of penetrating life's mysteries.
- Hugh Mackay

But figuring out Saddam Hussein was one our greatest mysteries.
He marched to his own drummer and frequently as this
unfolded he made decisions which were sometimes inexplicable
to us and sometimes didn't look very smart.
- Brent Scowcroft

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

Often the hands will solve a mystery
that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Jung

Love is an endless mystery,
for it has nothing else to explain it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

It has always been a mystery to me
how men can feel themselves honored
by the humiliation of their fellow beings.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

One may say the eternal mystery of the world
is its comprehensibility.
- Albert Einstein

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

It was the experience of mystery -
even if mixed with fear -
that engendered religion.
- Albert Einstein

Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles.
So the real terror, the real aggression against life
comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness.
- Godfrey Reggio


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