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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
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    Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
  • Dr. Marcus Bach
    Dr. Marcus Bach
    American philosopher, teacher, ordained minister, 1901
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    Success, or failure, very often arrives on wings that seem mysterious to us.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
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    All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
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    As a rule, said Holmes, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify.
  • Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman 1769-1852
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    Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    During my 'difficult teens,' I read about worlds that were mysterious.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Europe has what we [Americans] do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are, only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us.
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Harry Emerson Fosdick
    American minister 1878-1969
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    He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
  • Barbara Block
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    Human technology has made it to Mars. We are transmitting gorgeous pictures from it. Yet we have not explored our own planet. Two-thirds of it is covered with oceans that are still mysterious places.
  • Bryan Magee
    Bryan Magee
    British philosopher, broadcaster, politician 1930-2019
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    I have very strongly this feeling... that our everyday life is at one and the same time banal, overfamiliar, platitudinous and yet mysterious and extraordinary.
    Source: Heidegger and Modern Existentialism (1977)
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