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Mystery Quotes | Quotes About Mystery

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Quote Left Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it. Quote Right
by Rabindranath Tagore | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Love's over brimming mystery joins death and life. It has filled my cup of pain with joy. Quote Right
by Rabindranath Tagore | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them, They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. I walk into a room Just as cool as you please, And to a man, The fellows stand or Fall down on their knees. Then they swarm around me, A hive of honey bees. I say, It's the fire in my eyes, And the flash of my teeth, The swing in my waist, And the joy in my feet. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. Men themselves have wondered What they see in me. They try so much But they can't touch My inner mystery. When I try to show them They say they still can't see. I say, It's in the arch of my back, The sun of my smile, The ride of my breasts, The grace of my style. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. Now you understand Just why my head's not bowed. I don't shout or jump about Or have to talk real loud. When you see me passing It ought to make you proud. I say, It's in the click of my heels, The bend of my hair, the palm of my hand, The need of my care, 'Cause I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. Quote Right
by Maya Angelou | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil. Quote Right
by George (Lord) Byron | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left If you have form'd a circle to go into, Go into it yourself, and see how you would do. They said this mystery never shall cease: The priest promotes war, and the soldier peace. Quote Right
by William Blake | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The butterfly's attractiveness derives not only from colors and symmetry: deeper motives contribute to it. We would not think them so beautiful if they did not fly, or if they flew straight and briskly like bees, or if they stung, or above all if they did not enact the perturbing mystery of metamorphosis: the latter assumes in our eyes the value of a badly decoded message, a symbol, a sign. Quote Right
by Primo Levi | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Eve is a twofold mystery. Quote Right
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The change of mind I am talking about involves not just a change of knowledge, but also a change of attitude toward our essential ignorance, a change in our bearing in the face of mystery. The principle of ecology, if we will take it to heart, should keep us aware that our lives depend on other lives and upon processes and energies in an interlocking system that, though we can destroy it, we can neither fully understand nor fully control. And our great dangerousness is that, locked in our selfish and myopic economies, we have been willing to change or destroy far beyond our power to understand. Quote Right
by Wendell Berry | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left You can tear a poem apart to see what makes it tick... You're back with the mystery of having been moved by words. The best craftsmanship always leaves holes and gaps... so that something that is not in the poem can creep, crawl, flash or thunder in. Quote Right
by Dylan Thomas | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity. Quote Right
by Jean Cocteau | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death. Quote Right
by Oscar Wilde | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible. Quote Right
by Oscar Wilde | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It is not enough for us to prostrate ourselves under the tree which is Creation, and to contemplate its tremendous branches filled with stars. We have a duty to perform, to work upon the human soul, to defend the mystery against the miracle, to worship the incomprehensible while rejecting the absurd; to accept, in the inexplicable, only what is necessary; to dispel the superstitions that surround religion --to rid God of His Maggots. Quote Right
by Victor Hugo | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life. Quote Right
by Kahlil Gibran | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left That blessed mood in which the burthen of the mystery, in which the heavy and the weary weight of all this unintelligible world is lightened. Quote Right
by William Wordsworth | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts. Quote Right
by Louis Aragon | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. Quote Right
by Samuel Johnson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The violence and obscenity are left unadulterated, as manifestation of the mystery and pain which ever accompanies the act of creation. Quote Right
by Anais Nin | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalized. Quote Right
by G K Chesterton | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought! Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves. Quote Right
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Every branch of human knowledge, if traced up to its source and final principles, vanishes into mystery. Quote Right
by Arthur Machen | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
by Joseph Addison | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves. Quote Right
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left There is a great solitude about such a shore. The woods are never solitary- they are full of whispering, beckoning, friendly life. But the sea is a mighty soul, forever moaning of some great, unshareable sorrow, which shuts it up into itself for all eternity. We can never pierce its infinite mystery- we may only wander, awed and spell-bound, on the outer fringe of it. The woods call to us with a hundred voices, but the sea has one only- a mighty voice that drowns our souls in its majestic music. The woods are human, but the sea is of the company of the archangels. Quote Right
by Lucy Maud Montgomery | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It is sometimes said that the tragedy of an artist's life is that he cannot realise his ideal. But the true tragedy that dogs the steps of most artists is that they realise their ideal too absolutely. For, when the ideal is realised, it is robbed of its wonder and its mystery, and becomes simply a new starting-point for an ideal that is other than itself. Quote Right
by Oscar Wilde | ...go to quote |
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