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  • Caroline Lawrence
    Caroline Lawrence
    English American author 1954-
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    After I had written seventeen full-length mysteries, two volumes of mini-mysteries, a travel guide and some quiz books, not to mention a spin-off Roman Mystery Scrolls series, I thought it was time I moved to new historical pastures.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Anything you don't understand, Mr. Rankin, you attribute to God. God for you is where you sweep away all the mysteries of the world, all the challenges to our intelligence. You simply turn your mind off and say God did it.
    Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 10 (p. 166)
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
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    As meditation flowers, you find that on one hand truth has revealed to you all its mysteries and on the other blissfulness is showering all its treasures on you.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
    American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
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    But figuring out Saddam Hussein was one our greatest mysteries. He marched to his own drummer and frequently as this unfolded he made decisions which were sometimes inexplicable to us and sometimes didn't look very smart.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
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    Children know from a remarkably early age that things are being kept from them, that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries.
  • David Malouf
    David Malouf
    Australian writer 1934-
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    I knew that the world around you is only uninteresting if you can't see what is really going on. The place you come from is always the most exotic place you'll ever encounter because it is the only place where you recognise how many secrets and mysteries there are in people's lives.
  • Martha Gellhorn
    Martha Gellhorn
    American novelist, travel writer, and journalist 1908-1998
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    I see mysteries and complications wherever I look, and I have never met a steadily logical person.
  • Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
    American author and professor
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    I'm interested in the hope we invest in science, and the disappointment we can feel when science flattens, or 'explains,' the larger mysteries of religion.
  • Armistead Maupin
    Armistead Maupin
    American writer 1944-
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    I've included these little jokes and mysteries in my writing for the amusement of readers.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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    Is it not strange, that an infant should be heir of the whole world, and see those mysteries which the books of the learned never unfold?
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
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    Look, it's one of the great mysteries of the world, I cannot answer that question. I think I'm vaguely blonde. To be perfectly frank, I don't know.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Mysteries are due to secrecy.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
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    Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated, which include all children. And so we sought for signs.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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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.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
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