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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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Mysteries are due to secrecy.
~ Francis Bacon - [Mystery]

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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 - [Mystery]

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What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
~ Bertolt Brecht - [Mystery]

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There is something precious in our being mysteries to ourselves, in our being unable ever to see through even the person who is closest to our heart and to reckon with him as though he were a logical proposition or a problem in accounting.
~ Rudolf Bultmann - [Mystery]

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The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology.
~ Basil Bunting - [Mystics and Mysticism]

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Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.
~ Lord Byron - [Mystery]

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Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
~ Thomas Carlyle - [Mystery]

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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 - [Mystery]

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Mystery is not profoundness.
~ Charles Caleb Colton - [Mystery]

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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 - [Mystery]

 

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