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Mystery Quotes


These are some of the best 'Mystery' quotations and sayings.

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A mystery is something of which we know that it is, though we do not know how it is.

A proper secrecy is the only mystery of able men; mystery is the only secrecy of weak and cunning ones.

A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.

As defect of strength in us makes some weights to be immovable, so likewise, defect of understanding makes some truths to be mysterious.

Each particle of matter is an immensity; each leaf a world; each insect an inexplicable compendium.

I do not explain - I only state it; and this is all we can do with a large proportion of all the facts and truths that we know. - There is a point, easily reached, where the simplest facts end in mystery, even as they begin in it; just as each day lies between two nights.

I do not know how the great loving Father will bring out light at last, but he knows, and he will do it.

I would fain know all that I need, and all that I may. - I leave God's secrets to himself. - It is happy for me that God makes me of his court, and not of his council.

In dwelling on divine mysteries, keep thy heart humble, thy thoughts reverent, thy soul holy. Let not philosophy be ashamed to be confuted, nor logic to be confounded, nor reason to be surpassed. What thou canst not prove, approve; what thou canst not comprehend, believe; what thou canst believe, admire and love and obey. So shall thine ignorance be satisfied in thy faith, and thy doubt be swallowed up in thy reverence, and thy faith be as influential as sight. Put out thine own candle, and then shaft thou see clearly the sun of righteousness.

It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.

Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.

Most men take least notice of what is plain, as if that was of no use, but puzzle their thoughts with those vast depths and abysses which no human understanding can fathom.

Mystery is but another name for ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain!

Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads.

Mystery magnifies danger, as a fog the sun; the hand that warned Belshazzar derived its horrifying influence from the want of a body.

Speculate not too much on the mysteries of truth or providence. - The efort to explain everything, sometimes may endanger faith. - Many things God reserves to himself, and many are reserved for the unfoldings of the future life.

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: the way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.

There was the Door to which I found no key; There was the Veil through which I might not see.

To make anything very terrible, obscurity seems, in general, to be necessary.-When we know the full extent of any danger, and can accustom our eyes to it, a great deal of the apprehension vanishes.


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