Enigma Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old enigma quotes, enigma sayings, and enigma proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Each person is an enigma. You're a puzzle not only to yourself but also to everyone else, and the great mystery of our time is how we penetrate this puzzle.     

Theodore Zeldin

The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail.     

Bede Jarrett

Life has its enigmatic events, that can make it a mystery, or my misery. It all depends on how I view it.     

Anthony Liccione

Mystery is the wine of this universe. It makes us dizzy and makes us feel happy! Man needs enigma so that he can get rid of the dullness of the reality!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.     

Julia Cameron

Man himself is an enigma in motion; his questions never stay asked; whereas the mold, the footprint, and by natural extension, the statue itself, like the vaults, the arches, the temples with which man records his own passing, remain immobile and fix a moment of man's life, upon which one might endlessly meditate.     

Emile Chartier

Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.     

Oscar Wilde

Enigma is really an investment in peace of mind.     

Jim Cantrell

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.     

Oscar Wilde

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.     

Neil Armstrong

Every mystery of life has its origin in the heart.     

Hans Urs von Balthasar