71+ Best Puzzle Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational puzzle quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Puzzle Quotes

A good puzzle can give you all the pleasure of being duped that a mystery story can. Stefen Sondheim

Nothing whets the intelligence more than a passionate suspicion, nothing develops all the faculties of an immature mind more than a trail running away into the dark. Stefan Zweig

Faith is a puzzle meant to take someone’s entire life to complete. A.D. Aliwat

I would prefer not to. Herman Melville

Finding your style is like putting puzzle pieces together. Lara Spencer

Why should things be easy to understand? Thomas Pynchon

I am a woman of many talents and they’re all just pieces of the puzzle that make me and make my career. Michelle Phillips

The world’s a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it. Socrates Dan Millman

I thought I knew a lot of but in the end it was just one small piece from the puzzle. Deyth Banger

If the reality of our life has become an unsettling arabesque puzzle and we still want to add more filigree embroidery to it, we might, some day, expect to stray from the point of recognition, lose the final thread, be expelled to the edge of delusion and forced to dance on the brim of chaos. Alert. High noon. Erik Pevernagie

We perceive the world through the rear window of life, observe all the puzzles and little pieces of our existence and assemble them in a comprehensive pattern. Erik Pevernagie

Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all. Vera Nazarian

The brain is the most complex, challenging scientific puzzle we have ever tried to decode. Paul Allen

I could see why Archimedes got all excited. There was nothing finer than the feeling that came rushing through you when it clicked and you suddenly understood something that had puzzled you. It made you think it just might be possible to get a handle on this old world after all. Jeannette Walls

During high school, every puzzle that was known to man must have come to me. Every damn, crazy conundrum that people had invented, I knew. Richard Feynman

Isn’t life a collection of weird quizzes with no answers to half the questions? Pawan Mishra

Just because you’re puzzled, doesn’t mean life’s jagged edges won’t still fall into place for you. Curtis Tyrone Jones

Love is the puzzle that can’t be solved. Catlike, it follows no rules but its own, and only it knows what they are. Also it can change the rules any time it wants, in any way it wants, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it. Chris Dee

The experience of life that you and I have is pretty much a jigsaw puzzle in the box day to day experiences of disconnected pieces that don’t seem to justify the efforts we make each day. Robert Adams

Life is puzzle unsolved. Santosh Kalwar

A puzzle is not a dead end. Lewis N. Roe

I look at this life as a puzzle without all the pieces in the box. Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Science isn’t just about solving this or that puzzle. It’s about understanding how the world works. Sean M. Carroll

Get your filthy hands off the puzzle, you little brats! Kazuki Takahashi

A puzzle with a solution is a game. A puzzle without a solution is a work of art. Marty Rubin

It starts off like climbing a tree or solving a puzzle poetry, if nothing else, is just fun to write. But deeper into each and every piece, you no longer hesitate to call it work. It’s passion. A poet’s sense of lyrical accomplishment is then his food and water, his means of survival. Criss Jami

The best way to do a jigsaw, when you don’t have the image to work off, is to start from the outside, the sides and the four corners. Daniel Sloss

As long as I have a glimpse of sky, I can tolerate almost any hardship. Alex Landragin

That’s why I was always maniacal about transforming every problem into a puzzle which I can solve. I can solve a puzzle a problem just stresses me out. Quincy Jones

You wouldn’t want to trade the eternal loop of your life for an infinite loop in the world of ideas, would you? Joe K.

For me, the most enjoyable part is the puzzle, the process of solving, not the solution itself. Erno Rubik

If you read proverbs, you will find answers to every puzzle. Lailah Gifty Akita

A knotty puzzle may hold a scientist up for a century, when it may be that a colleague has the solution already and is not even aware of the puzzle that it might solve. Isaac Asimov

I get intrigued by a puzzle, and writing a book is the best way to solve it. Anthony Storr

A puzzle with all of the difficult pieces discarded is not about the loss of the puzzle. Much like life, it is about the loss of the picture that the puzzle held for us. Craig D. Lounsbrough

There was nothing finer than the feeling that came rushing through you when it clicked and you suddenly understood something that had puzzled you. Jeannette Walls

Lateral Thinking is key to all the secrets in the world. Sapan Saxena

The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution. Stephen Sondheim

Thoughts and emotions are the glue that holds together this puzzle we call life. J.R. Incer

People are like a mathematical puzzle. If you don’t know them, they seem difficult. However, once you understand them, they are a game. Awdhesh Singh

I slowly turn to face the Maze, which towers high beside the Shadow Garden. Bordered on all sides by ten foot tall pine hedges, the Maze is rumored to be a marvel of a puzzle, filled with treacherous plants and surprises that make it suitable only for mature children and adults. Alexandra Monir

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. Theodore Zeldin

They were not hired for their looks or their sophistication; the most competent ones specialized in puzzles, music, and foreign languages. Sarah Rose

It certainly is a puzzle. But sometimes to find the answer, you have to take a leap of faith. Diana  Hardy

Is there some esoteric meaning behind the titles? E. Powys Mathers

Dare to ask questions and seek answers to the puzzles of life. Lailah Gifty Akita

You see, every piece of the puzzle is required to complete the scene, while some have rough edges and some smooth, they all have value. Being grateful for each piece is not always easy, but it is necessary. Greg Dutilly

The solution often turns out more beautiful than the puzzle. Richard Dawkins

Much like life, you don’t complete a puzzle by throwing away the pieces. Craig D. Lounsbrough

There’s no perfect answer to the puzzle, and creativity is a renewable resource. Biz Stone

He was a puzzle she never would have been able to solve if he hadn’t shown her how. Those were the best kinds of puzzles, though, weren’t they? The ones no one else could figure out? Helen Hoang

If you read proverbs, you will find answers to every puzzle. Lailah Gifty Akita

Famine sometimes increases the number of people who are overweight. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

When you fall in love, you feel like a missing piece of a puzzle that’s been found. David Byrne

All this time, William doesn’t move from my side, his hand surely and confidently glued to my waist like it belongs there, one piece of a puzzle that matches the other, making the picture complete. Anna B. Doe

We are the puzzle pieces who seldom fit with other puzzle pieces. Romantics, idealists, eccentrics. In a world where proms and marriage define social order, we are, by force of our personalities and inner strength, rebels. Sasha Cagen

Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. Haruki Murakami

We all encounter things that may seem dim and puzzling at first, but when we actively explore them, we find bold, undauntable light igniting the way from the inside. From within. Kayla Severson

Missing pieces do more than complete the puzzle, they fill in an empty space. Luane Rice

If one lie or one theft qualify one as a liar or a thief; why does one truth or one honesty not qualify one as truthful or honest? Puzzling! Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

Despite appearances, puzzling is not a solitary game every move the puzzler makes, the puzzlemaker has made before. Georges Perec

For many, the missing piece to the puzzle of life is the peace piece. Khang Kijarro Nguyen

I feel like my life is made up of tiny puzzle parts that no longer fit together. Imagine working on a puzzle only to find that the final picture can never be complete because one of its pieces is missing. Zeina Kassem

What a puzzle death becomes, rainy afternoons to put who we were back together. Marianne Boruch

We are all beautiful and magical puzzles made up of so many tiny pieces and parts. Without just one of them, something would be missing and we would not be whole. Camille Lucy

I thought I knew a lot of but in the end it was just one small piece from the puzzle. Deyth Banger

You are the piece of the puzzle of someone else’s life. You may never know where you fit, but others will fill the hole in their lives with pieces of you. Bonnie Abon

Puzzles’ are bound to arise for everyone, but how does the puzzle get solved, that much science if people get to know, it is more than enough. Dada Bhagwan

Couples are jigsaw puzzles that hang together by touching in just enough points. Diane Ackerman

Just because you’re puzzled, doesn’t mean life’s jagged edges won’t still fall into place for you. Curtis Tyrone Jones