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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

The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns
over how the things of God appear to them.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
- Cherie-Carter Scotts

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Remember, upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
- Alexander the Great

Remember that life is an ADVENTURE, and cheer Whee...
all the way down the slippery razor-blade of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it.
- George Santayana

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Remember that the happiest people
are not those getting more, but those giving more.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


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