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How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
~ Joseph Joubert | (French moralist. ) | 1754-1824 | Mystery
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
~ Antoine Rivarol | (French writer and epigrammatist. ) | 1753-1801 | Mystery
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
Mysteries are due to secrecy.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Mystery
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
mystery and reality
emerge from the same source.
This source is called darkness.
Darkness born from darkness.
The beginning of all understanding.

-: [ Tao Te Ching,Ch. 1, as translated by J.H.McDonald (1996) ]
~ Lao Tzu | (Chinese philosopher ) | 6th-5th century BC | Mystery
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
~ Jean Cocteau | ( French author and filmmaker. ) | 1889-1963 | Mystery
quotes Division : Filmmakers and Cartoonists   
     
Mystery is not profoundness.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Mystery
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Mystery magnifies danger, as a fog the sun, the hand that warned Belshazzar derived its horrifying effect from the want of a body.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Mystery
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Mystery
quotes Division : Historians   
     
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
~ Douglas Adams | (British comic radio dramatist ) | 1952- | Mystery
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
~ Bertolt Brecht | ( German writer. ) | 1898-1956 | Mystery
quotes Division : German writers   
     
Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Mystery
quotes Division : British Poets