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mystery Quotes

27 of the best book quotes about mystery
  1. #1
    “There’s a reason for everything, you said, and though it’s a mystery to me now, I know it won’t always be so.”
  2. #2
    “Holy men tell us life is a mystery.
    They embrace that concept happily.
    But some mysteries bite and bark
    and come to get you in the dark.”
  3. #3
    “Life, he realized, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.”
  4. #4
    “Your heart’s desire is to be told some mystery. The mystery is that there is no mystery.”
  5. #5
    “Margo always loved mysteries. And in everything that came afterward, I could never stop thinking that maybe she loved mysteries so much that she became one.”
    author
    John Green
    book
    Paper Towns
    characters
    QMargo
    concepts
    mysterythoughts
  6. #6
    “Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore...”
  7. #7
    “There is in the darkness a unity, if you will, that cannot be achieved in any other environment, a blending of self with what the self perceives, an exquisite mystical experience.”
  8. #8
    “You’d think solving mysteries would bring you closure, that closing the loop would comfort and quiet your mind. But it never does. The truth always disappoints.”
  9. #9
    “I accepted the assignment because I was in the grip of the Everest mystique. In truth, I wanted to climb the mountain as badly as I’d ever wanted anything in my life.”
  1. #10
    “It’s a great huge game of chess that’s being played—all over the world—if this is the world at all, you know.”
  2. #11
    “Firstly, that God moves in extremely mysterious, not to say, circuitous ways. God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players,* to being involved in an obscure and complex version of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who won’t tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.”
  3. #12
    “Though he is powerfully drawn to the woman, he does not know how to fight for her or even that he is to fight for her. Rather, he he finds her mostly a mystery that he knows he cannot solve and so at a soul level he keeps his distance. And privately, secretly, he turns to the imitation.”
  4. #13
    “Death and what came after death was no great mystery to Sabriel. She just wished it was.”
  5. #14
    “We seek him here, we seek him there,
    Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
    Is he in heaven?—Is he in hell?
    That demmed, elusive Pimpernel?”
  6. #15
    ″Come to know the one who watches the voice, and you will come to know one of the great mysteries of creation.″
  7. #16
    “It is sometimes said that scientists are unromantic, that their passion to figure out robs the world of beauty and mystery. ”
  8. #17
    “The world, even the smallest parts of it, is filled with things you don’t know.”
  9. #18
    “The production of a work of art throws a light upon the mystery of humanity.”

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  1. #19
    “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”
  2. #20
    “What further inferences may we draw?”
    “Do none suggest themselves? You know my methods. Apply them!”
  3. #21
    “Death is a mystery, and burial is a secret.”
  4. #22
    “The essence of the suicides consisted not of sadness or mystery but simple selfishness.”
  5. #23
    “In fact, you have no knowledge of where anything is or of what anything is or how it came to be. Life is a mystery. ”
  6. #24
    “I want to enjoy the mystery of not knowing you. Take in every exciting opportunity to learn you. Then, fall in love with the anticipation of one day truly understanding you, so that I can become totally obsessed with the beauty of doing all the things that make you smile.”
  7. #25
    “Darwin’s theory of evolution is the last of the great nineteenth-century mystery religions. And as we speak it is now following Freudians and Marxism into the Nether regions, and I’m quite sure that Freud, Marx and Darwin are commiserating one with the other in the dark dungeon where discarded gods gather.”
  8. #26
    “The evil genius of darkness presided at its birth, it came forth under the veil of mystery, its true features being carefully concealed, and every deceptive art has been and is practicing to have this spurious brat received as the genuine offspring of heaven-born liberty.”
  9. #27
    “The traditional gender ideals of the strong-silent man who plays his cards close to his chest and the mysterious woman who disguises her feelings with coyness go so far as to make a virtue of being unavailable and secretive.”
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