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puzzling Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about puzzling
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“My mind was already in revolution; my guesses and impressions were slipping and sliding to a new adjustment . . . And very vaguely there came a suggestion towards the solution of the economic problem that had puzzled me.”
H.G. Wells
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The Time Machine
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The Time Traveller
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“It was puzzling that such a muddy little river like the Rio Grande should make such a difference in terms of what was lawful and what not.”
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“The end came at me jagged and skewed like puzzle pieces to a game I didn’t know I was playing.”
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“The truth may be puzzling. It may take some work to grapple with. It may be counterintuitive. It may contradict deeply held prejudices. It may not be consonant with what we desperately want to be true. But our preferences do not determine what’s true.”
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“And a man who is puzzled and wonders thinks himself ignorant.”
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“Big Bear saw that Little Bear was right. Big Bear was puzzled. All the lanterns in the world couldn’t light up the dark outside.”
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“But when Mr. Archimedes measured it again, he found the water had gone down. Mr. Archimedes was puzzled.”
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“Words were so puzzling. Present should mean a present just as attack should mean to stick tacks in people.”

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