Mystery Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Mystery

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You know, I think that allowing somebody, one mere person to believe that he or she is like, the vessel you know, like the font and the essence and the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun.
~By Elizabeth Gilbert ~


What will happen to sex after liberation? Frankly, I don't know. It is a great mystery to all of us.
~By Nora Ephron ~


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


Married life requires shared mystery even when all the facts are known.
~By Richard Ford ~


Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals. Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art. The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes.
~By John Ford ~


The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.
~By Henry Miller ~


My painting is visible images which conceal nothing... they evoke mystery and indeed when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question 'What does that mean'? It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing either, it is unknowable.
~By Rene Magritte ~


Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.
~By Julia Cameron ~


For those who live neither with religious consolations about death nor with a sense of death (or of anything else) as natural, death is the obscene mystery, the ultimate affront, the thing that cannot be controlled. It can only be denied.
~By Susan Sontag ~


The mystery of that damn virus has been generated by the $2 billion a year they spend on it.
~By Kary Mullis ~


The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.
~By Madame de Stael ~


There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath.
~By Herman Melville ~


Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


That was the crossover line for us, to be able to play that many shows, sell them out real quick and have that tribe queue up outside and still be a mystery to everybody else.
~By Peter Garrett ~


The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.
~By Martin Luther ~


The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another... and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.
~By Leonard Bernstein ~


I hear the singing of the lives of women. They clear mystery, the offering, and pride.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


I don't think there's any great mystery to writing female characters, so long as you talk to them. If you lived in a monastery and never met any women, maybe it would be difficult.
~By Ken Follett ~


Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God's gift, that's why we call it the present.
~By Joan Rivers ~


I think that the ideal space must contain elements of magic, serenity, sorcery and mystery.
~By Luis Barragan ~


I think the media made Manson, turned him into some larger than life figure and surrounded him with mystery and some shady glamour.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


Mystery is something that appeals to most everybody.
~By Angela Lansbury ~


He felt like the invisible boy. When he got to be part of the mystery Men he felt like he had a purpose.
~By Kel Mitchell ~


It seems to me that good novels celebrate the mystery in ordinary life, and summing it all up in psychological terms strips the mystery away.
~By Anne Tyler ~


Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
~By Winston Churchill ~


There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


To us sin has not become any less of a mystery or a pain.
~By George A. Smith ~


Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


I certainly wanted to maintain some sense of mystery about Picard and that's why we never allowed certain situations to fully evolve, like the relationship between Picard and Beverly Crusher.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


Twilight is about getting older and relationships - not about a murder mystery. It's about love when you reach a certain age; nothing is in primary colors.
~By Robert Benton ~


As neither of these two great research scientists was able to find the solution to the mystery, it is small wonder that none of their contemporaries were able to do so either.
~By Robert Barany ~


Of all the means I know to lead men, the most effectual is a concealed mystery.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


But I don't like to, tell people how old I am. I like that to be a mystery.
~By Calista Flockhart ~


Knowing that Gene and Morgan were playing those roles made it much easier to put the script together-we knew who we were writing it for. It took some mystery away.
~By Stephen Hopkins ~


At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


This is the great reward of service, to live, far out and on, in the life of others; this is the mystery of Christ, - to give life's best for such high sake that it shall be found again unto life eternal.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


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.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


It's a great thriller or mystery, but on another level it's a film about the fact that, if you only look at a person through one lens, or only believe what you're told, you can often miss the truth that is staring you in the face.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


There's a mystery to writing, and you don't really know where most of it comes from.
~By Neil Diamond ~


The interesting thing about Bettie Page that I discovered was to leave the mystery. She always retained a little mystery. Let there be some unknowns.
~By Gretchen Mol ~


The great mystery is why robots come off so well in science-fiction films when the human characters are often so astoundingly wooden.
~By John Podhoretz ~


It is a mystery why any Americans would support the concept of the EU.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.
~By Babatunde Olatunji ~


From the wrestling of his own soul with the great enemy, comes that depth and mystery which startles us in Hamlet.
~By Jones Very ~


These two are not two Love has made them one Amo Ergo Sum! And by its mystery Each is no less but more.
~By Benjamin Britten ~


Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.
~By Thomas Moore ~


Don't you see what's at stake here? The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet.
~By Walter Reisch ~


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


A tree is an incomprehensible mystery.
~By Jim Woodring ~


The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet.
~By Walter Reisch ~


For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


It would certainly be interesting to know what the CIA knew about Oswald six weeks before the assassination, but the contents of this particular message never reached the Warren Commission and remain a complete mystery.
~By Jim Garrison ~


Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.
~By Giorgio de Chirico ~


It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
~By Anthony de Mello ~


Whether you want to call it God or the mystery of the cosmos doesn't matter to me.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


This summer, I'll be bringing out a mystery that involves a young lawyer and a court scene the likes of which I don't think you've ever seen. Hollywood said this is James Patterson meets John Grisham.
~By James Patterson ~


Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.
~By Luis Bunuel ~


The moment at which music reveals its true nature is contained in the ancient exercise of the theme with variations. The complete mystery of music is explained right there.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


The horrid mystery hanging over us in this house gets into my head like liquor, and makes me wild.
~By Wilkie Collins ~


Now comes the mystery.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


There are still so many places on our planet that remain unexplored. I'd love to one day peel back the mystery and understand them.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
~By 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.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


There is therefore a tremendous mystery in the fact that God may be united with man and the man with God.
~By Michael Servetus ~


It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Ballet is sort of a mystery to me. And I don't want to unravel that mystery.
~By Robert Caro ~


Nobody reads a mystery to get to the middle. They read it to get to the end. If it's a letdown, they won't buy anymore. The first page sells that book. The last page sells your next book.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


I'm tired of being this solemn poet of the masses, the enigma shrouded in a mystery.
~By Michael Stipe ~


Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for me and when life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward.
~By Andrea Thompson ~


I know there is much mystery, much question to what happened, and I must also say, many lies.
~By Jennifer Capriati ~


What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


It's like with a girl: it's more fun to meet and slowly, gradually learn things about each other. A little mystery is always nice and it's interesting to still learn new things about someone you are involved with.
~By Larry Wilcox ~


Savor the mystery, Stephen, we don't get enough of them.
~By David McCallum ~


Selection of crews is always been somewhat of a mystery.
~By Robert Crippen ~


I spent the first twenty years of my writing career preparing for the mystery genre, which is my favorite literary form.
~By Sue Grafton ~


As a male writer, women are always what men pursue, and their world is always a mystery. So I always tried to present as many views as possible on women's worlds.
~By Gao Xingjian ~


Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
~By Simone Weil ~


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


I am searching for abstract ways of expressing reality, abstract forms that will enlighten my own mystery.
~By Eric Cantona ~


Acting is not a mystery. There's nothing that I know that other actors don't know. We all act, we're all actors, we all know the same thing. The only thing that separates us is experience.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


I'm not a risk taker. I don't do plunging necklines or really short skirts. I try to stay as classy as possible and provide a little mystery.
~By Kristen Bell ~


We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the sermon on the mount.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


We also maintain - again with perfect truth - that mystery is more than half of beauty, the element of strangeness that stirs the senses through the imagination.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


Sir, you have tasted two whole worms; you have hissed all my mystery lectures and been caught fighting a liar in the quad; you will leave by the next town drain.
~By W. A. Spooner ~


It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery.
~By Conrad Hall ~


This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key.
~By Sally Schneider ~


Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold, and its preservation is a fine thing.
~By Tim Cahill ~


Dark energy is perhaps the biggest mystery in physics.
~By Steve Allen ~


Let a man turn to his own childhood - no further - if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change.
~By Alice Meynell ~


I thought I had a clear picture of death, but now I know it's a mystery and it will always be a mystery, although it is something we all have in common: everybody knows that life ends with death.
~By Beth Gibbons ~


There's no mystery to it. Nothing more complicated than learning lines and putting on a costume.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


It's very important to reveal the mystery of the pyramid. Science in archaeology is very important. People all over the world are waiting to solve this mystery.
~By Zahi Hawass ~


Community begins in mystery and ends in administration. Leaders move away from people and into paper.
~By Jean Vanier ~


They've also asked me now to start on another series that we're gonna do after this Frontier Earth. But it's not science fiction, it's more in the Mystery and Crime division and that's another area I'm very interested in.
~By Bruce Boxleitner ~


Not for models. SuicideGirls is a mystery to me because I thought only women ran the site.
~By Richard Kern ~


Everything is a mystery, ourselves, and all things both simple and humble.
~By Giorgio Morandi ~


A woman is always a mystery: one must not be fooled by her face and her hearts inspiration.
~By Edmondo De Amicis ~


There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination.
~By Eddie Marsan ~

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