Quotes About Mystery

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Nova Ren Suma
“The story you choose to tell isn't always the story you believe.”
Nova Ren Suma, Imaginary Girls

Rabindranath Tagore
“Love is an endless mystery, because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it.”
Rabindranath Tagore

Stevie Nicks
“Little girls think it's necessary to put all their business on MySpace and Facebook, and I think it's a shame...I'm all about mystery.”
Stevie Nicks

Oscar Wilde
“The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.”
Oscar Wilde

Sue Monk Kidd
“I realized it for the first time in my life: there is nothing but mystery in the world, how it hides behind the fabric of our poor, browbeat days, shining brightly, and we don't even know it.”
Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees:

Arthur Conan Doyle
“As a rule, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Deb Caletti
“Let me tell you, you either have chemistry or you don't, and you better have it, or it's like kissing some relative. But chemistry, listen to me, you got to be careful. Chemistry is like those perfume ads, the ones that look so interesting and mysterious but you dont even know at first what they're even selling. Or those menues without the prices. Mystery and intrigue are gonna cost you. Great looking might mean something ve-ry expensive, and I don't mean money. What I'm saying is, chemistry is a place to start, not an end point.”
Deb Caletti, The Secret Life of Prince Charming

Patricia Cornwell
“rain slowly slides down the glass as if the night is crying.”
Patricia Cornwell, Trace

G.K. Chesterton
“The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.”
G.K. Chesterton, The Blue Cross: A Father Brown Mystery

Vera Nazarian
“Would you like to know your future?

If your answer is yes, think again. Not knowing is the greatest life motivator.

So enjoy, endure, survive each moment as it comes to you in its proper sequence -- a surprise.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Cormac McCarthy
“Your heart's desire is to be told some mystery. The mystery is that there is no mystery.”
Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

Roman Payne
“The ‘Muse’ is not an artistic mystery, but a mathematical equation. The gift are those ideas you think of as you drift to sleep. The giver is that one you think of when you first awake.”
Roman Payne

George Eliot
“Don't judge a book by its cover”
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss

Jodi Picoult
“If she spoke, she would tell him the truth: she was not okay at all, but horribly empty, now that she knew what it was like to be filled.”
Jodi Picoult, Plain Truth

J.D. Robb
“She, as no other ever could, reached every corner of his heart. His joy, and his salvation.”
J.D. Robb

Karen Marie Moning
“there are three kinds of people in the world: those who don't know and don't know they don't know; those who don't know and do know they don't know; and those who know and know how much they still don't know.”
Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

Mark Haddon
“Lots of things are mysteries. But that doesn't mean there isn't an answer to them. It's just that scientists haven't found the answer yet.”
Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

J.D. Robb
“Bite me." -Lieutenant Eve Dallas, from any of the In Death books.”
J.D. Robb

Rick Riordan
“I pulled out Riptide.”
Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

Winston S. Churchill
“I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”
Winston S. Churchill

Salvador Dalí
“People love mystery, and that is why they love my paintings.”
Salvador Dalí

Charlaine Harris
“I have lived one step away from losing my mind for years. I am quick and accurate in spotting unstable streaks in others.”
Charlaine Harris, Shakespeare's Landlord

Becca Fitzpatrick
“They say that when you're about to die, your life flashes before your eyes. They never tell you that when you watch someone you once loved dying, hovering between this life and the next, it's twice as painful, because you're reliving two lives that traveled one road together.”
Becca Fitzpatrick, Black Ice

Max Planck
“Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.”
Max Planck, Where is Science Going?

Garth Nix
“Death and what came after death was no great mystery to Sabriel. She just wished it was.”
Garth Nix, Sabriel

Janet Evanovich
“I always wanted to eat with a Negro,” Grandma said.
Yeah, well I always wanted to eat with a boney- assed old white woman,” Lula said. “So I guess this works out good.”
Janet Evanovich, Four to Score

“I did not look for her, because I was afraid of dispelling the mystery we attach to people whom we know only casually.”
Colette, The Pure and the Impure

Amit Ray
“Life is a mystery- mystery of beauty, bliss and divinity. Meditation is the art of unfolding that mystery.”
Amit Ray

O.R. Melling
“Life isn't as magical here, and you're not the only one who feels like you don't belong, or that it's better somewhere else. But there ARE things worth living for. And the best part is you never know what's going to happen next.”
O.R. Melling, The Summer King

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