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Quotes About Puzzle

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Thomas Pynchon
“Why should things be easy to understand?”
Thomas Pynchon

Vera Nazarian
“A woman is human.

She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative, or more responsible than a man.

Likewise, she is never less.

Equality is a given.

A woman is human.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Dan Millman
“The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it." - Socrates”
Dan Millman, Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives

Vera Nazarian
“Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all...”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Stefan Zweig
“Nothing whets the intelligence more than a passionate suspicion, nothing develops all the faculties of an immature mind more than a trail running away into the dark.”
Stefan Zweig, The Burning Secret and other stories

Jeannette Walls
“I could see why Archimedes got all excited. There was nothing finer than the feeling that came rushing through you when it clicked and you suddenly understood something that had puzzled you. It made you think it just might be possible to get a handle on this old world after all.”
Jeannette Walls, Half Broke Horses

Chris Dee
“(Love is the puzzle that) can’t be solved. Catlike, it follows no rules but its own, and only it knows what they are. Also it can change the rules any time it wants, in any way it wants, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it.”
Chris Dee, Cat-Tales Book 5

Jarod Kintz
“What ends in a W, has no beginning, and is always in the present? Now.”
Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

Santosh Kalwar
“Life is puzzle unsolved.”
Santosh Kalwar

Michael Bassey Johnson
“There are certain truths that occurs to us, which we cannot convey in words, but requires a personal experience to grasp more vividly.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

“At cocktail parties, I played the part of a successful businessman's wife to perfection. I smiled, I made polite chit-chat, and I dressed the part. Denial and rationalization were two of my most effective tools in working my way through our social obligations. I believed that playing the roles of wife and mother were the least I could do to help support Tom's career.
During the day, I was a puzzle with innumerable pieces. One piece made my family a nourishing breakfast. Another piece ferried the kids to school and to soccer practice. A third piece managed to trip to the grocery store. There was also a piece that wanted to sleep for eighteen hours a day and the piece that woke up shaking from yet another nightmare. And there was the piece that attended business functions and actually fooled people into thinking I might have something constructive to offer.
I was a circus performer traversing the tightwire, and I could fall off into a vortex devoid of reality at any moment. There was, and had been for a very long time, an intense sense of despair. A self-deprecating voice inside told me I had no chance of getting better. I lived in an emotional black hole.
p20-21, talking about dissociative identity disorder (formerly multiple personality disorder).”
Suzie Burke, Wholeness: My Healing Journey from Ritual Abuse

Iain Banks
“In the end, he had to admit, he didn't really understand her. He didn't understand women. He didn't understand men. He didn't even understand children very well. All he really understood, he thought, was himself and the rest of the universe. Neither anything like completely, of course, but both well enough to know that what remained to be discovered would make sense; it would fit in, it could all be gradually and patiently fitted together a bit at a time, like an infinite jigsaw puzzle, with no straight edges to look for and no end in sight, but one in which there was always going to be somewhere for absolutely any piece to fit.”
Iain Banks

Kazuki Takahashi
“Get your filthy hands off the puzzle, you little brats!”
Kazuki Takahashi, Yu-Gi-Oh! Vol. 3: Capsule Monster Chess

Jarod Kintz
“A brick could be used as a puzzle. See if you can correctly add up the number of sides. If you keep getting the number seven, try consulting a psychologist—or a numerologist. Incidentally, I just so happen to be the latter, so feel free to give me a call. But don’t feel too free, because my services are most certainly not free.
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Jarod Kintz, A brick and a blanket walk into a bar

Cassandra Clare
“But even the cleverest puzzle has a solution.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

Rana Amani
“Tanpamu, rasanya ada yang kurang. Seolah-olah kau adalah potongan puzzle yang paling penting dalam hidupku. -Nakagawa Toshi”
Rana Amani, Ototo wa Koibito

Sharon M. Draper
“Maybe I'm not so different from everyone else after all. It's like somebody gave me a puzzle, but I don't have the box with the picture on it. So I don't know what the final thing is supposed to look like. I'm not even sure if I have all the pieces.”
Sharon M. Draper, Out of My Mind

Amit Ray
“In one equation you can solve all the puzzles of life. It is the equation of giving.”
Amit Ray

Michael Bassey Johnson
“In every problem, there's a concealed solution...locking itself underneath...unlock,peruse,find and solve.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Plato
“Then we got into a labyrinth, and, when we thought we were at the end,
came out again at the beginning, having still to see as much as ever.”
Plato

Demetri Martin
“I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle that's 40, 000 pieces. When you finish it, it says 'go outside'.”
Demetri Martin

Jodi Lynn Anderson
“If there was a true moment that Tiger Lily fell so in love with Peter she could never turn back, it was that night, when he shivered and walked and told her he was warm, and told her he loved her so much. She was fierce, to be sure, but she had a girl’s heart, after all. As she walked home that night, she was shaking from the largeness of it. I didn’t know why she seems so sad and happy at the same time. To love someone was not what she had expected. It was like falling from somewhere high up and breaking in half, and only one person having the secret to the puzzle of putting her back together.”
Jodi Lynn Anderson, Tiger Lily

Jarod Kintz
“Love is the color of red inverted. At least that’s what Gunnar Greenlove told me, and I believe him because he’s from an island where half the people tell only the truth and half tell only lies. Not only that, but the island has a population of two, and I am the other inhabitant.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

Olaotan Fawehinmi
“Love ceases to be a Puzzle the Moment you find the Missing Piece.”
Olaotan Fawehinmi, If I Were A Girl, I Would Not...

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Creativity is not intelligence, it is the ability to do what you did not know through the use of what you know.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Intellectual growth is when you surpass the barrier of puerility, puzzling people with your dazzling creativity.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

“We fall in love and let our minds fall apart..
We let ourselves fall, and keep falling..
Our minds are caught by one another, mixed up in a random puzzle, piece by piece put together into a different reality.”
M. COCHET M., LITTLE BLACK PIECES OF DYNAMITE INSIDE MY SKULL

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