Mystery Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Mystery

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Mystery writers' conventions are usually good, and this one has been excellent and extremely well prepared and thought out in advance. A lot of people have given their time and their skill, and a good deal of wit, and Anchorage has made us extraordinarily welcome.
~By Anne Perry ~


The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


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 ~


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


It is not as though the process of production holds any mystery for me, I know exactly what it involves and I know the predominant concern in shooting one of those things is production values - or as they would say, seeing it all up there on screen.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


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 ~


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


Women! I have no idea. I don't know anything about women at all. They're a complete mystery to me.
~By Bryan Ferry ~


Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it.
~By Elia Kazan ~


The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life... Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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


The mystery is what prompted men to leave caves, to come out of the womb of nature.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


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


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 ~


Until we accept the fact that life itself is founded in mystery, we shall learn nothing.
~By Henry Miller ~


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 ~


I would love to do some kind of mystery movie, or an action flick, something with that combination.
~By Christina Milian ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


A lot of the shows that really become hit shows are often demonstrated, like Mystery Science Theater.
~By Joel Hodgson ~


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 ~


With such evidence, as well as the sealed doorway between the two guardian statues of the King, the mystery gradually dawned upon us. We were but in the anterior portion of a tomb.
~By Howard Carter ~


Man lives in a world of surmise, of mystery, of uncertainties.
~By John Dewey ~


If there were no mystery left to explore life would get rather dull, wouldn't it?
~By Sidney Buchman ~


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 ~


Heisenberg, Max Plank and Einstein, they all agreed that science could not solve the mystery of the universe.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


I have always loved horror very much. I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery. It was one of my first jobs writing for comics, and I loved it.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


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


A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Yet, much of what lies beneath the ocean's surface remains a mystery, and our nation continues to rely on a confused, antiquated system of ocean governance.
~By Tom Allen ~


It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


Maybe I will write a memoir, perhaps I'll do some essays, or maybe I will write a mystery story.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


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


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


I don't think the problem is that people don't read enough mystery books, but that people don't read.
~By Thomas Perry ~


It was a mystery to me, how the tuning was, or the style seemed to come out of nowhere, it obviously had roots in America going way back, there was nothing like it for me I'd ever seen before.
~By Eric Clapton ~


Time is still the great mystery to us. It is no more than a concept; we don't know if it even exists.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


We spend our lives talking about this mystery. Our life.
~By Jules Renard ~


Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one - a mystery which is diffidence and silence, a slim little bare-foot mystery: give me a mystery - just one!
~By Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~


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 ~


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 ~


As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
~By A. C. Benson ~


How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to me.
~By Carter Burwell ~


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


The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
~By Anais Nin ~


I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for children. It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures. It had no words.
~By Laurie Anderson ~


A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


I'm aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic.
~By Isabel Allende ~


That's what everyone said attracted them to Lantana - I call it an adult mystery, because it's not a thriller in the sense of that other way, but it is a mystery.
~By Barbara Hershey ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


It may interest you to know that my breakup with Terry and this mystery did not happen concurrently in real life. That is a writer's device, which places Gabriel under even greater pressure when the mystery begins to reveal itself.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women.
~By Sara Paretsky ~


I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


All the details of the life and the quirks and the friendships can be laid out for us, but the mystery of the writing will remain. No amount of documentation, however fascinating, can take us there.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


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


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


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 ~


The greatest writers of this age... are aware of the mystery of our existence.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Godliness, as well as the doctrine of our faith, is a mystery.
~By William Gurnall ~


Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
~By Frederick Buechner ~


Why if I had half a chance, I could make an entire movie using this stock footage. The story opens on these mysterious explosions. Nobody knows what's causing them, but it's upsetting all the buffalo. So, the military are called in to solve the mystery.
~By Ed Wood ~


I can't say too much about it because I don't know a lot. We're not told what's in store for our characters until we turn up to shoot the episode. But it's fair to say that Betty and her son bring a brand new mystery to the street and they will be around all season.
~By Alfre Woodard ~


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 ~


There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.
~By Edward Young ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


For if the mystery concealed of old is made manifest to the Apostles through the prophetic writings, and if the prophets, being wise men, understood what proceeded from their own mouths, then the prophets knew what was made manifest to the Apostles.
~By Origen ~


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


Now comes the mystery.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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


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


A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
~By Anthony Hecht ~


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 ~


Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


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 ~


What teens will realize is always a mystery to me. I'm still realizing so many things myself, very belatedly, that it seems unwise to think I have any right to be showing people things in hopes that they'll realize them.
~By Diane Duane ~


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 ~


One may say the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
~By Albert Einstein ~


I shot a lot of close-ups on this movie 'cause there's like a dual mystery, she's searching through her haunted past to find some truth and she's also following an external mystery where she comes to think she might be the killer.
~By Philip Kaufman ~


Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
~By Carl Jung ~


It's a cosmic joke that I'm a lesbian, because I understand men so well but women are a complete mystery to me.
~By Lea DeLaria ~


The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
~By Al McGuire ~


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 ~


Everything I write comes from my childhood in one way or another. I am forever drawing on the sense of mystery and wonder and possibility that pervaded that time of my life.
~By Kate DiCamillo ~


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 ~


The whole mystery of temptation is to have sins suggested to us, and to be swept after them by a sudden enthusiasm, which sometimes feels as strong as the Spirit of God ever made in us the enthusiasm for virtue.
~By George A. Smith ~


No other acoustic instrument can match the piano's expressive range, and no electric instrument can match its mystery.
~By Kenneth Miller ~

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