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Quotes of mysterious

  1. The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. – Scott Adams
  2. Europe has what we 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. – James A. Baldwin
  3. Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it. – Georges Bernanos
  4. Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious – Thomas Carlyle
  5. An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious uninterrupted conversation with his public. – Maurice Chevalier
  6. Microsoft was not a mysterious strange entity. You put your PC on and there's an ad for them. – Jim Cramer
  7. 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 Conan Doyle
  8. 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. – Harry Emerson Fosdick
  9. In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me. – John Fowles
  10. The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can. – Paul Kurtz
  11. We must develop a deeper interest and greater understanding of the people we meet here or abroad. Like us, they are passengers on board that mysterious ship called life. – Ella Maillart
  12. I haven't been out in the marketplace in a while. I'm thinking about going back into it. I've got some things set up over the next couple of months just to go and see. But I have no idea what the specific way to a solution is anymore. It's mysterious to me. – Michael Nesmith
  13. Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be. – Norman Vincent Peale
  14. I think part of the appeal of mathematical logic is that the formulas look mysterious You write backward Es! – Hilary Putnam
  15. It is not altogether wrong to say that there is no such thing as a bad photograph- only less interesting, less relevant, less mysterious ones. – Susan Sontag

Usage examples for mysterious

  1. " It is all very mysterious he said, shaking his head. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  2. You can be as mysterious as you want. – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  3. Kate will be perfectly wild if she sees me doing mysterious things- but she won't find out what it's all about, and I'll have more fun! – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  4. He believed in the title, in the sanctity of the name, in the mysterious grandeur of the family. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  5. It is very mysterious and I cannot understand it all; but the girl appears to have done something she shouldn't, and to have run away. – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  6. The whole thing is too mysterious – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  7. As far as I can discover, there is no evil, although much that is mysterious in her. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  8. That is mysterious in the true sense which is beyond human comprehension, as the decrees of God or the origin of life. That is mystic or mystical which has associated with it some hidden or recondite meaning, especially of a religious kind; as, the mystic Babylon of the Apocalypse. That is dark which we can not personally see through, especially if sadly perplexing; as, a dark providence. That is secret which is intentionally hidden. Compare DARK. –  by
  9. " Mysterious indeed," they would say, " is the ways of Providence." – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  10. In the name of all that is mysterious what is the meaning of this? – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  11. No wonder he's mysterious – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  12. And you are like the coming of the night making the world beautiful and mysterious – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  13. " I meant in town, or wherever he lives his mysterious life," explained Nasmyth, when I told him that he could see for himself. – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  14. " Yes, that was a terrible affair," he said in a low tone; " and a very mysterious one. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. He's his own master, sir, in course;- but it is mysterious – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  16. The officer gave the details at full length: he told Lord Radclyffe all that was known of the mysterious crime. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  17. What was this death, this mysterious sleep? – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field
  18. She saw one or two of the girls smile at another in a mysterious way, and began to wonder what it all meant. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey
  19. I mind me 'tis not the first time I have seen them so mysterious together. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. Of love and all its mysterious business, I knew nothing. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post
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