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It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
One may say the eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.
It has always been a mystery to me how men can feel themselves honoured by the humiliation of their fellow beings.
Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God's gift, that's why we call it the present.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic.
The manual for WordStar, the most popular word-processing program, is 400 pages thick. To write a novel, you have to read a novel - one that reads like a mystery to most people. They're not going to learn slash q-z any more than they're going to learn Morse code. That is what Macintosh is all about.
A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
Women. They are a complete mystery.
The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.
I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
Now comes the mystery.
Henry Ward Beecher
Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Every marriage is a mystery to me, even the one I'm in. So I'm no expert on it.
Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I have two young children with autism. What could they have ever done to deserve that? What kind of a God allows the innocent to suffer? It's a mystery. Yet still, I believe in God.
It's a mystery. That's the first thing that interests me about the idea of God. If there is one, it's mysterious and powerful and awesome to even consider the concept, and you have to take it seriously.
The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop.
P. J. O'Rourke
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
Honore de Balzac
A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man's struggle for good and evil seems inadequate.
Richard P. Feynman
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.
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.
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 A. Baldwin
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