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Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Each person is an enigma. You're a puzzle not only to yourself but also to everyone else, and the great mystery of our time is how we penetrate this puzzle.
Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
I'm an enigma, an unknown. You can't really figure out what I'm going to do next. I like it like that.
But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
I'm a walking, talking enigma. We're a dying breed.
Dust jackets are always something of an enigma to me.
Joyce Carol Oates
I'm a walking, talking enigma.
Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma.
We shall never resolve the enigma of the relation between the negative foundations of greatness and that greatness itself.
Failure is an enigma. You worry about it, and it teaches you something.
People are fascinating. They're so unique and I think what's more fascinating is the reason behind the physical characteristic, the enigma, that's where the gold dust is.
Art is the provocation for talking about enigma and the search for sense in human life. One can do that by telling a story or writing about a fresco by Giotto or studying how a snail climbs up a wall.
I have never thought of my life as being an enigma.
I myself am a great James Dean fan. He had this aura and enigma about him.
I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful and terrible enigma which is life.
I love being an enigma. Every time I'm tempted to respond to someone who tries to put me in a box, politically - you know, someone who gets on the Internet and says, you're pro-gun, or you're anti-gun - I stop and say to myself, 'This is great; this is what I wanted. I wanted to be the guy you can't figure out.'
I'm not creating an enigma or leaving mystery, I'm just respecting myself enough as an artist to give myself room to grow and not to be devoured all in one go.
I have experienced bad dating and ineptitude with women all across the globe, from Vietnam to Paris. When I was 21, women were an enigma; they were this code that had to be cracked. They were 'The Other.' I have often thought writing this stuff into stand-up and shows would be an exorcism, but it hasn't been; it makes no difference.
I'm tired of being this solemn poet of the masses, the enigma shrouded in a mystery.
He makes me laugh, Mick! He tended to turn up when we were having lunch and entertain us all. He bought an Enigma machine! I've never worked with a producer who was more famous than everyone put together.
The artist needs to understand the truth that lies at the bottom of an enigma.
There's a lot of people who don't understand the circle crops in England. Pure enigma.
It was one of those great miracles of history that they managed to smuggle an Enigma machines out to Britain just before they were invaded by the Nazis.
John F. Kennedy
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