71+ Best Mysterious Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational mysterious quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Mysterious Quotes

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 looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life. Leni Riefenstahl

She loved mysteries so much she became one.

A man could shoot a squirrel out of a tree from a distance of sixty feet. But he couldn’t vomit into a bucket or pee into a pot only two feet away. It was one of the great mysteries of life. Maggie Osborne

The ultimate mystery is one’s own self. Sammy Davis Jr.

It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit. Antoine Rivarol

It’s mysterious what attracts you to a person. Jeff Goldblum

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift, that’s why we call it the present. Joan Rivers

The mysterious is the very ground of our being–our hope and our destiny. No one ever knows the simplest thing unless one also feels there is more that has not been explained. Richard Gilbert

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between. Diane Ackerman

Mystery is the essence of divinity. Zora Neale Hurston

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. Neil Armstrong

The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail. Bede Jarret

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery. Anais Nin

The most beautiful things we can experience is the mysterious.Albert Einstein

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. Anais Nin

Mysteries abound where most we seek for answers. Ray Bradbury

The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience. Frank Herbert

The less you reveal, the more people can wonder. Emma Watson

Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known? Charles De Lint

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. Neil Armstrong

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity. Albert Einstein

Mystery is not the absence of meaning, but the presence of more meaning than we can comprehend. Dennis Covington

Think and wonder, wonder and think. Dr. Seuss

In a world where everyone is overexposed, the coolest thing you can do is maintain your mystery.

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. Gerry Spence

Mystery is the soul of existence. Kedar Joshi

Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder. E.B. White

The mysterious eludes all words of explanation, but it is more significant than all that can be explained. There is always something beyond where we have gone. Richard Gilbert

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious. Albert Schweitzer

Mystery is an intellectual process But suspense is essentially an emotional process. Alfred Hitchcock

I’m for mystery, not interpretive answersThe answer is never the answer. What’s really interesting is the mystery. If you seek the mystery instead of the answer, you’ll always be seeking. I’ve never seen anybody really find the answer, but they think they have. So they stop thinking. But the job is to seek mystery, evoke mystery, plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom. The need for mystery is greater than the need for an answer. Ken Kesey

Mystery is more important than knowledge. J. J. Abrams

Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold, and its preservation is a fine thing. Tim Cahill

Attraction is only intense when mystery is involved.

The ultimate mystery is one’s own self. Sammy Davis Jr

Characters can be mysterious and you’re not really sure which way they might turn at a given point. Michael Zaslow

It’s mysterious what attracts you to a person. Jeff Goldblum

Do act mysterious. It always keeps them coming back for more. Carolyn Keene

The mystery is the essence of divinity. Zora Neale Hurston

Mystery is the number one conjurer of ideas. David Lynch

Time is an illusion. Albert Einstein

Mystery is something that appeals to most everybody. Angela Lansbury

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.  Marthe Troly Curtin

Mystery is delightful, but unscientific, since it depends upon ignorance. Bertrand Russell

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin

Mystery is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Albert Einstein

Liking money as I like it is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory. Salvador Dali

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery. Anaïs Nin

A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. Charles Dickens, A Tale Of Two Cities

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible, but more mysterious. Albert Schweitzer

All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul. John Ruskin

Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known?Charles de Lint

Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. Franz Kafka

Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold, and its preservation is a fine thing.Tim Cahill

I would rather have 30 minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special. Julia Roberts

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead  his eyes are closed. The insight into the mystery of life, coupled though it be with fear, has also given rise to religion. To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness. Albert Einstein

You will enrich your life immeasurably if you approach it with a sense of wonder and discovery, and always challenge yourself to try new things. Nate Berkus

The Cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be. Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us  there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries. Carl Sagan

Most of us encounter a great deal more Mystery than we are willing to experience.  Sometimes knowing life requires us to suspend disbelief, to recognize that all our hard won knowledge may only be provisional and the world may be quite different than we believe it to be.  This can be very stressful, even frightening.  But if we are not willing to wonder, we may have to hang up the phone on life. Rachel Naomi Remen

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. Max Planck

When all the words have been written, and all the phrases have been spoken, the great mystery of life will still remain.  We may map the terrains of our lives, measure the farthest reaches of the universe, but no amount of searching will ever reveal for certain whether we are all children of chance or part of a great design. Kent Nerburn

Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. Rachel Carson

Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. Rachel Carson

There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath. Herman Melville

If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they’d live a lot differently. Bill Watterson

The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, charm, spell, enchantment. They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery. G. K. Chesterton

The eye is always caught by light, but shadows have more to say. Gregory Maguire

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in. Rachel Louise Carson

You must have a shadow and light source both. Listen, and lay your head under the tree of awe. Rumi

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. In their gray visions they obtain glimpses of eternity, and thrill, in waking, to find that they have been upon the verge of the great secret. In snatches, they learn something of the wisdom which is of good, and more of the mere knowledge which is of evil. Edgar Allan Poe

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