Mysteries Quotes

Mysteries Quotes by Ravi Zacharias, M. J. Rose, Narendra Modi, Jenna Wortham, Denise Mina, Neil deGrasse Tyson and many others.

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Many Christians have so busied themselves with programs and activities that they no longer know how to be silent and meditate on God’s word or recognize the mysteries that are in the Person of Christ.
Ravi Zacharias
When I was a kid, I read many of my mom’s books. Sometimes, there were mysteries, but there were no delineations, and my mother never talked about book genres. Nor did we differentiate genres in school.
M. J. Rose
We will explore the mysteries of science and harness the power of technology and innovation. We will realise the opportunities of the digital world. Our youth will learn more from – and with – each other.
Narendra Modi
We may have a tacit understanding of how our solar system works, but watching the sun disappear behind the moon reminds us of the vastness of space and the enduring mysteries of the universe we inhabit.
Jenna Wortham
People are interested in crime fiction when they’re quite distanced from crime. People in Darfur are not reading murder mysteries.
Denise Mina
If God is the mystery of the universe, these mysteries, we’re tackling these mysteries one by one. If you’re going to stay religious at the end of the conversation, God has to mean more to you than just where science has yet to tread.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
One of the mysteries of hep B immunization is that vaccinating only ‘high risk’ groups, which was the original public health strategy, did not bring down rates of infection.
Eula Biss
Sisters have ways of socializing brothers into the mysteries of girls. Brothers have ways of socializing sisters into the puzzle that is boys.
Jeffrey Kluger
Every religious tradition is rooted in mysteries I don’t pretend to understand, including claims about what happens after we die. But this I know for sure: as long as we’re alive, choosing resurrection is always worth the risk.
Parker Palmer
I like mysteries.
Mitchell Trubisky
Poetry involves the mysteries of the irrational perceived through rational words.
Vladimir Nabokov
Certainly, light fiction exists and encompasses mysteries or second-class romance novels, books that are read on the beach, whose only aim is to entertain. These books are not concerned with style or creativity – instead they are successful because they are repetitive and follow a template that readers enjoy.
Umberto Eco
Among books, one of my early favorites was Gurunath Naik, a Marathi novelist. His mysteries were very popular in the 70s.
Atul Kulkarni
I don’t have a whole bunch of literary connections. I don’t write reviews or attend writer’s conferences. I’m kind of shy and don’t want to go to a party. I just want to stay home and read my murder mysteries and try to write and cook dinner.
Susanna Kaysen
To be able to say that there are 200 episodes of ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ is groundbreaking, and it really has snuck up on all of us. When we reached 100 episodes, we had a huge celebration, and the crowds, our fans, really turned out to celebrate the show with us.
Yannick Bisson
I write puzzles and mysteries. Nothing too highfalutin.
Michael Connelly
Gravity Falls’ is a show about mysteries and magic but first and foremost it’s a show about characters.
Alex Hirsch
The brain is an immensely complex organ, and many mysteries remain. Exactly how brain and mind or soma and psyche are related is one of them.
Siri Hustvedt
For everybody in the world, the answers to the mysteries in your life usually lie in your childhood, your upbringing, and your parents.
Kevin Macdonald
We think of Netflix as a great personalization machine. It understands how you love French midcentury cinema and British murder mysteries, so examples of those pop up in your personalization engine. But you’re also getting fed a lot of Netflix content.
Franklin Foer
The more I try to unravel the mysteries of the world in which we live, the more I come to the conception of a single overruling power – God.
Henry B. Eyring
Our journey in going beyond our home planet is a human endeavor, and in the greatest tradition of exploration, past, present, and future spacefarers will continue to be enduring catalysts for inspiration in our quest to unravel the mysteries of the universe.
John M. Grunsfeld
I thought I might write mysteries for the rest of my life.
Jane Smiley
I think Paris smells not just sweet but melancholy and curious, sometimes sad but always enticing and seductive. She’s a city for the all senses, for artists and writers and musicians and dreamers, for fantasies, for long walks and wine and lovers and, yes, for mysteries.
M. J. Rose
It’s one of the great mysteries to me how anybody who has ever believed in socialism can conceivably vote for Blair or New Labour, which is further to the right of any Tory government apart from that of John Major, and is taking privatisation into realms unheard-of.
David Starkey
I see mysteries and complications wherever I look, and I have never met a steadily logical person.
Martha Gellhorn
You’ll notice that my books offer great variety. Some are for adults, some for children and some for teens. There are mysteries, historical novels, picture books, love stories and stories of crisis and courage.
Sonia Levitin
The architecture for ‘Paladin’ – given that it’s at least three books, with the possibility of more – turned out to be bigger than anything I’ve ever created, with multiple levels of reality, interlocking mysteries and a terabyte of time frame.
Mark Frost
I love adult thrillers and murder mysteries and everything like that.
Lana Condor
I read mysteries like Nancy Drew and Alfred Hitchcock, and I swim and I ride my motorbike.
Heather O’Rourke
Of all the named structures within the abdomen and the chest, those associated with reproduction retained the mysteries of their willful behavior long after others had been solved to the satisfaction of physicians and philosophers.
Sherwin B. Nuland
I love creating mysteries, but I am terrible at solving them.
Laura van den Berg
A motivated employee treats the customer well. The customer is happy, so they keep coming back. It’s not one of the enduring green mysteries of all time; it is just the way it works.
Herb Kelleher
One of the enduring mysteries of America’s occupation of Iraq is why a nation that so little relishes peacekeeping nonetheless refuses to turn the job over to the United Nations.
Timothy Noah
Mars, we know, was once wet and warm. Was it home to life? And what can living and learning to work on its rust-colored surface teach us about the future of our own planet, Earth? Answering those mysteries may hold the key to our future.
Buzz Aldrin
I only work with people that are mysteries.
Sharon Van Etten
A number of things in ‘Dhalgren’ are just meant to function as mysteries. They’re mysteries when the book begins, and they’re mysteries when the book ends.
Samuel R. Delany
However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations… Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers.
Something funny certainly happens when palladium and platinum come into contact with hydrogen gas; it’s one of the great mysteries still waiting to be solved on the periodic table. But it’s quite a leap from ‘something funny’ to cold fusion.
Sam Kean
The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws.
Ernest Holmes
There are mysteries which men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part.
Bram Stoker
If you’re a writer, you know there are ways in which we don’t know what we’re doing at all. We’re working out mysteries in a sort of poetic realm, and hoping that if a story is honest, if you’re dragging the deep truth out of yourself, then something good and profound might come out of it.
Colum McCann
Murder mysteries are puzzles that are fun to resolve.
Kathy Reichs
We’ve always been fans of a good mystery; we think all kids are, and there weren’t any good mysteries out there these days for kids, so that’s why we decided to do them.
Mary-Kate Olsen
Government is a true religion: it has its dogmas, its mysteries, its priests. To submit it to the individual discussion is to destroy it; it is given life only through the national mind, that is to say, by political faith, which is a creed.
Joseph de Maistre
I like mysteries.
Ellen Ullman
Most animals are pragmatic about mysteries: If they run across something they don’t understand, all they care about is whether it’s edible and whether it’s dangerous. Humans, on the other hand, are drawn to the mystery for its own sake.
Tana French
When I was in college at Amherst, my father asked me a favor: to take one course in economics. I loved it – for the challenge of its mysteries.
Edmund Phelps
Of the secular mysteries to which I wake with fresh and sometimes angry amazement every day, the queue is the second-most baffling. The first is the fan.
Howard Jacobson
Zac Efron is my obsession, we’re the same person. We’re not actually here, it’s like Janet and Michael Jackson. He just puts on his wig and a dress, and it’s me, and you don’t know that. It’s one of the greatest mysteries of all time.
Megan Fox
Murdoch Mysteries’ is in good company with a few other Canadian shows that have experienced huge international popularity. The show, in my opinion, is unapologetically Canadian, and the format is transferable across borders, languages and cultures and is currently available around the world.
Yannick Bisson
Late summer is perfect for classic mysteries – think of Raymond Chandler’s hot Santa Anas and Agatha Christie’s Mediterranean resorts – while big ambitious works of nonfiction are best approached in September and early October, when we still feel energetic and the grass no longer needs to be cut.
Michael Dirda
An important part of any good mystery story like ‘Original Sin’ is that it’s not just a game of ‘Clue’ with surprise after surprise after surprise, but the goal is to tell a story in the midst of that. Even once you know the solution to the mysteries, it’s far from the whole story.
Jason Aaron
I spent my adult life as a scientist, and science is, essentially, the most successful approach we have to try and understand the vast mysteries around.
David Eagleman
At thirteen, I accompanied my mother to the Hawaiian Islands. There, for the first time, I saw the wonder of a steamship and the vastness of the ocean. From that time on, I was eager to acquire the knowledge of the West and to fathom the mysteries of nature.
Sun Yat-sen
The Cro-Magnons lived with fear and amazement in a culture of Arrival, facing many mysteries. Their culture lasted for some 20,000 years.
John Berger
We’re so complex; we’re mysteries to ourselves; we’re difficult to each other. And then storytelling reminds us we’re all the same.
Brad Pitt
For whatever reason, I am just very attracted to mystery stories, solving mysteries. I was a huge fan of ‘The Jinx.’ That’s such a satisfying show because it’s all… I don’t want to give it away to anybody, but it’s really amazing.
Alexandra Daddario
The acknowledged legislators of the world take the world as given. They dislike mysteries, for mysteries cannot be coded, or legislated, and wonder cannot be made into law. And so these legislators police the accepted frontiers of things.
Ben Okri
The Catholic Church is a weird church. Much mysticism is sown broadspread from its ritual mysteries till it extends into the very lives of its constituents and parishoners.
Jack Kerouac
For Philistines like me, the mysteries of Washington can be both perplexing and wondrous.
David Harsanyi
I love crime, I love mysteries, and I love ghosts.
Stephen King
‘Psych’ was so many different things, and they evolved in so many different ways over the years, and towards the end there, we were barely solving mysteries anymore. We were just paying homage to our favorite movies, television shows, and bringing through as many ’80s icons as we possibly could.
James Roday
I spent many years of my childhood pondering the great mysteries like, ‘Are aliens real?’ and ‘Why won’t girls talk to me?’
Alex Hirsch
Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
Joan D. Vinge
I’ve included these little jokes and mysteries in my writing for the amusement of readers.
Armistead Maupin
I’m not a big fan of introducing a bunch of new mysteries into a story without really knowing where they’re going because you just end up struggling at the end to make sense of them and make it all seem like you planned it all along.
Jeff Lemire
The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which the angels desire to look into, and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall.
George Whitefield
Mysteries always have the potential for interesting connections between the elements. I’m also most interested in the relationship between the characters. As in ‘Masterpiece,’ I’m trying to create characters who not only are solving a mystery but are solving the riddle of their own personal relationships.
Elise Broach
Mysteries and thrillers are not the same things, though they are literary siblings. Roughly put, I would say the distinction is that mysteries emphasize motive and psychology whereas thrillers rely more heavily on action and plot.
Jon Meacham
The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.
Ellen G. White
The best part of my job is being able to travel to places to investigate powerful stories, many of which contains unsolved mysteries and deaths. To me as a documentarian and paranormal investigator, this puts the adventure in my life and meaning to my job.
Zak Bagans
I think Hallmark is doing this really exciting thing right now, where they buy a series of books, they’re books for young adults, or adolescents, and they’re really fun Agatha Christie-style mysteries. I actually signed on for three of them.
James Tupper
I don’t want people reading my books just because they’re horror or mysteries. I want them to read them because they’re Joe Lansdale books.
Joe R. Lansdale
I’m really into kind of a ‘Sixth Sense’ type of movie – mysteries, thrillers a little bit.
Shaun Livingston
I feel as though I have lived many lives, experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean, never known rest. Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life.
Leni Riefenstahl
I started writing in my 20s. I just wanted to write, but I didn’t have anything to write about, so in the beginning, I wrote entertainments – mainly murder mysteries.
Alan Furst
Mysteries are feminine; they like to veil themselves but still want to be seen and divined.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
There are a lot of mysteries about quantum mechanics, but they mostly arise in very detailed measurements in controlled settings.
Lisa Randall
To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is, we answer that it is actually zero. Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this concept as they are usually believed to be.
Leonhard Euler
We are really seeing how we are reaching into people’s lives at home and engaging them as a family through this cultural experience that is the ‘Murdoch Mysteries.’
Yannick Bisson
There are always wonderful mysteries to confront.
David Eagleman
I’m interested in the hope we invest in science, and the disappointment we can feel when science flattens, or ‘explains,’ the larger mysteries of religion.
Ben Marcus
There are mysteries, secret zones in each individual.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
I write about modern people who share a deep sense of connection to the mysteries of the past. I find that I understand myself and my world better when I’m able to peer into history as a mirror.
Ian Caldwell
Monsters don’t scare me at all; I think creepy is scarier than gore. I tend to read more thrillers and mysteries than horror, though. I like a good whodunnit. If I want scary, I tend to reach for a movie. I think it’s a great medium for horror.
Sarah Pinborough
Bereavement is the deepest initiation into the mysteries of human life, an initiation more searching and profound than even happy love.
William Inge
The problem of evil, that is to say the reconciling of our failures, even the purely physical ones, with creative goodness and creative power, will always remain one of the most disturbing mysteries of the universe for both our hearts and our minds.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
I dream big, baby. I want to do thrillers, I want to do smart David Lynch-type mysteries.
Gina Rodriguez
Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated, which include all children. And so we sought for signs.
Anthony Hecht
When I was very young, I thought the theatre was a place where higher beings went about their celestial business, as if they knew nothing of ordinary life and its political mysteries.
Andrew O’Hagan
There are two great forces, God’s force of good and the devil’s force of evil, and I believe Satan is alive and he is working, and he is working harder than ever, and we have many mysteries that we don’t understand.
Billy Graham
Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand and explain the many mysteries of our bodies, such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.
John Cameron
Women did not have as many options as men, and I need to reflect that reality in my mysteries.
Sharon Kay Penman
Thank God I have four sons. The mother/daughter relationship is one of mankind’s great mysteries, and for womankind, it can be hellaciously complicated. My mother and I are quintessential examples of the rewards and frustrations, and the joys and infuriations it can yield.
Melissa Gilbert
All through graduate school, instead of having a television I read murder mysteries: Hammett, Chandler, Ruth Rendell, P. D. James.
Donna Leon
Children know from a remarkably early age that things are being kept from them, that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries.
Anthony Hecht
I love Hallmark movies because they make movies that you don’t see anymore… and at a time when there is so much evil in the world, it’s kind of nice to be able to retreat to something like a Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.
Rita Moreno
Have you seen McConaughey in ‘Unsolved Mysteries?’ Even back then, it’s a great performance! And he’s mowing the lawn.
Cary Fukunaga
If you write thrillers or mysteries or horror fiction or quote-unquote speculative fiction, men might read you, and the ‘Times’ might notice you.
Jennifer Weiner
The funny thing is, though I write mysteries, it is the one genre in adult fiction I never read. I read Nancy Drew, of course, when I was a kid, but I think the real appeal is as a writer because I’m drawn to puzzly, complicated plots.
Elise Broach
The world’s philosophers and theologians searched for answers to the same mysteries.
Robert Vaughn
I’m very good at solving mysteries.
Sayani Gupta
If you lift the romantic element out of my plots, you still have fully formed mysteries. In the same fashion, if you pull the mystery out of a historical romance, you are left with a perfectly satisfying story.
Deanna Raybourn
My relationship with the ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ series bordered on addiction, and my mom got me heavily into the Trixie Belden mysteries as well. Trixie Belden was like Nancy Drew, but without the boyfriends and cute outfits, which I think is the reason my mother preferred her.
J. Courtney Sullivan
Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You know the thing that interests me about ‘Unsolved Mysteries?’ It’s because there are people out there, people who know something, who may have the one final clue.
Raymond Burr
Michael Chabon has long moved easily between the playful, heartfelt realism of novels like ‘The Mysteries of Pittsburgh’ and ‘Wonder Boys’ and his playful, heartfelt, more fantastical novels like ‘The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay’ and ‘The Yiddish Policemen’s Union.’
Cathleen Schine
Acoustic phonetics, which is developing and increasing in richness very rapidly, already enables us to solve many of the mysteries of sound, mysteries which motor phonetics could not even begin to solve.
Roman Jakobson
I just have mysteries in all my books, I think, whether it’s a boy investigating or a girl. I have an enduring fascination with mysteries of all kinds.
Sarah Rees Brennan
You can’t legislate into existence an act of forgiveness and a true confession; those are mysteries of the human heart, and they occur between one individual and another individual, not a panel of judges sitting asking questions, trying to test your truth.
Athol Fugard
Comedy is deep and wild and I am excited about the mysteries within.
Phil Elverum
We’d like to have immediate answers to all of our questions. I think medicine in particular. I found it frustrating as a physician sometimes to not be able to tell someone exactly why something was happening to them. There are still so many mysteries in medicine.
Laurel Clark
Everything we do, every thought we’ve ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
Mark Twain
I spent a lot of time at my grandparents in the school holidays, and the only books in the house were a copy of the Bible and Agatha Christie’s ‘Murder at the Vicarage.’ I developed a taste for murder mysteries and then later discovered libraries, second-hand bookshops, and jumble sales.
Val McDermid
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.
James Baldwin
Every corporation worth its salt is throwing money at Deep Web research, not least Google. The company that unlocks the mysteries of the Deep Web will obtain power of an enormous magnitude.
John McAfee
People are not problems to be solved. They are mysteries to be explored.
Eugene H. Peterson
Mysteries I read for fun, so I will probably never write one, for fear of spoiling the fun.
Fred Saberhagen
People apparently only read mystery stories of any length. With mysteries, the longer the better, and people will read any damn thing. But the indulgent, 800-page books that were written a hundred years ago are just not going to be written anymore, and people need to get used to that.
Cormac McCarthy
For me, I’m a filmmaker because, above all, I’m an explorer. It’s my way of exploring and investigating the problems, the questions, and the mysteries about what it means to be human that vex me most, that keep me up at night, and that, when I finally fall asleep, insinuate themselves into my dreams.
Joshua Oppenheimer
The abundance of Roman historical mysteries contrasts with the surprising paucity of crime novels set in classical Greece.
Sarah Weinman