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Puzzle Quotes

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Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.
- Lewis Carroll

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The challenge coaches face is replacing players they
were counting on to be major pieces of a puzzle.
In a lot of cases, there is just no way to make the necessary adjustments.
- Ron Jaworski

A good puzzle, it's a fair thing.
Nobody is lying.
It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you.
- Erno Rubik

In a chemistry class there was a guy sitting in front
of me doing what looked like a jigsaw puzzle or some
really weird kind of thing.
He told me he was writing a computer program.
- Jon Postel

 

Little things in my past that I really thought were
over and done with were still elements of the puzzle
that weren't pieced together,
and so she helped me do that.
- Marie Osmond

I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm
lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party,
if you will.
I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.
- Adam Baldwin

People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress,
they should put the puzzle down for a while.
- Marilyn vos Savant

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To me acting is like a jigsaw puzzle.
The jigsaw puzzle is of the sky and all the pieces are blue.
Out of this you have to create a human being and put it together.
- Henry Winkler

We do spend time talking about it and we puzzle through it together.
We ride the roller coasters together -
the high highs and the low lows.
- Kyra Sedgwick

There are no extra pieces in the universe.
Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill,
and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.
- Deepak Chopra

So now it is time to disassemble the parts of the jigsaw
puzzle or to piece another one together,
for I find that, having come to the end of my story,
my life is just beginning.
- Conrad Veidt

Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel.
- Hans Hofmann

Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain,
With grammar, and nonsense, and learning,
Good liquor, I stoutly maintain, Gives genius a better discerning.
- Oliver Goldsmith

We hope to find more pieces of the puzzle which will
shed light on the connection between this upright,
walking ape, our early ancestor, and modern man.
- Richard Leakey

Golf is a puzzle without an answer.
I've played the game for 40 years and I still haven't
the slightest idea how to play.
- Gary Player

In the same way he's fascinated by crosswords,
the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on.
- John Thaw

Tell the truth so as to puzzle and confound your adversaries.
- Henry Wotton

Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
- Ambrose Bierce

Math, it's a puzzle to me.
I love figuring out puzzles.
- Maya Lin

Writing is mentally stimulating; it's like a puzzle
that makes you think all the time.
- Stephanie Zimbalist

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.
- Douglas Horton

My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself,
after all it is a solo effort.
- Adrian Belew

The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is,
you know there is a solution.
- Stephen Sondheim

As we all know...
golf is a puzzle without an answer.
- Gary Player

No, absolutely not, writing doesn't have to be like a jigsaw puzzle,
it can be a very linear undertaking.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

The Secure Fence Act, which authorizes the construction
of 700 miles of security barriers along the southwest border,
has now been sent to President Bush for his signature.
This piece of legislation is an important piece of
the border security puzzle.
- Randy Neugebauer

Throughout history there have been many other examples,
similar to that of Haeckel, Huxley and the cell,
where a key piece of a particular scientific puzzle
was beyond the understanding of the age.
- Michael Behe

Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space;
and yet nothing troubles me less.
- Charles Lamb

I think these days an SF connection would be a boost to other books;
I'm sure more people have read my two little detective
puzzles because of the SF connection.
- John Sladek

I'm a games and theory kind of guy.
I love puzzles, so it was fun dissecting Shakespeare's prose.
- Neil Patrick Harris

You can involve yourself in electronics,
computers, puzzles...
there's a lot of creativity and brain working.
There's a lot to model trains that people don't realize.
- Gary Coleman

Age puzzles me.
I thought it was a quiet time.
My seventies were interesting and fairly serene,
but my eighties are passionate.
I grow more intense as I age.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

I try to make puzzles range all the way from easy to hard,
and to leave many open at once.
- Graham Nelson

It's the boredom that kills you.
You read until you're tired of that.
You do crossword puzzles until you're tired of that.
This is torture.
This is mental torture.
- Jack Kevorkian

I'm patient with crossword puzzles and the most impatient golfer.
- Brett Hull

I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will
keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant,
and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality.
- James Joyce

Our whole life is solving puzzles.
- Erno Rubik

The problems of puzzles are very near the problems of life.
- Erno Rubik

An adventure game is nothing more than a good story
set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with
the story and the characters,
and looks and sounds beautiful.
- Roberta Williams

Spending waiting moments doing crossword puzzles or
reading a book you brought yourself.
- Marilyn vos Savant

It puzzled me that other people hadn't found out,
too.
God was gone.
We were younger.
We had reached past him.
Why couldn't they see it? It still puzzles me.
- Frances Farmer

My definition of an adventure game is an interactive
story set with puzzles and obstacles to solve and worlds to explore.
- Roberta Williams

Whatever the medium, there is the difficulty,
challenge, fascination and often productive clumsiness
of learning a new method:
the wonderful puzzles and problems of translating with new materials.
- Helen Frankenthaler

It was used for decades to describe talented computer enthusiasts,
people whose skill at using computers to solve technical
problems and puzzles was -
and is -
respected and admired by others possessing similar technical skills.
- Kevin Mitnick

Under normal conditions the research scientist is not
an innovator but a solver of puzzles,
and the puzzles upon which he concentrates are just
those which he believes can be both stated and solved
within the existing scientific tradition.
- Thomas Kuhn

Where was I going? I puzzled and wondered about it
til I actually enjoyed the puzzlement and wondering.
- Carl Sandburg

I would just stand there puzzled, then realize this
would be a great place to make a show.
- Tommy Tune

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why,
when I am in special need of help, the good deed is
usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
- William Feather

I think what was frustrating to see a lot of good people go.
You don't picture it, you don't imagine it,
don't think it could happen.
When it does, you are puzzled.
- LaToya London

The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation,
be it in art or in science.
- Erich Fromm

When rock came in, I wasn't bitter about it.
I was puzzled.
- Jo Stafford

Many have puzzled themselves about the origin of evil.
I am content to observe that there is evil,
and that there is a way to escape from it,
and with this I begin and end.
- John Newton

I see myself as a citizen of the planet.
Even as a child, I always found it mindless to root for your own team.
I was puzzled by the fact that people said their own
team was better than other teams simply because it was theirs.
- Wallace Shawn

I looked at some of the statues of Jesus;
they were just stones with no life.
When they said that God is three, I was puzzled even
more but could not argue.
I believed it, simply because I had to have respect
for the faith of my parents.
- Cat Stevens

They came out over the highway and they stopped and
that's when Barney got out,
with the binoculars to try and identify the craft.
I mean, he'd been in the military in World War Two,
he's puzzled.
- Betty Hill

Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort
facts in his own interests.
But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled
over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically.
Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better
off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic?
- Robert Novak

Another interesting field, which is my own,
is cofactors, not only to the disease but also to transmission.
I am still puzzled by the fact that you get more sexual
transmission in some ethnic populations.
One way to answer this is to look for genetic factors.
- Luc Montagnier

Every two years the American politics industry fills
the airwaves with the most virulent,
scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of
nearly every political practitioner in the country -
and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost
trust in its politicians.
- Charles Krauthammer

I am very puzzled by the fact that young people are getting infected again.
They don't take precautions despite an enormous amount of information.
It's like riding a race car at 200 kilometers an hour.
Some people like the risk.
- Luc Montagnier

Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime
for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace
remark that shows us another side,
another man, really; a man uncertain,
and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
- Willa Cather

Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live,
and the reason of everything appears more clear.
What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious,
and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.
- Jean Paul

The truth knocks on the door and you say,
go away, I'm looking for the truth, and it goes away.
Puzzling.
- Robert M. Pirsig

The British Constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.
- Queen Elizabeth II

There are countless artists whose shoes I am not worthy to polish -
whose prints would not pay the printer.
The question of judgment is a puzzling one.
- Maxfield Parrish

I have been both praised and criticized.
The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more.
To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
- Billy Joel

It is a puzzling thing.
The truth knocks on the door and you say,
"Go away, I'm looking for the truth,"
and so it goes away.
Puzzling.
- Robert M. Pirsig

As a rule, said Holmes, the more bizarre a thing is
the less mysterious it proves to be.
It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling,
just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr


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