Mysterious Sayings and Quotes

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

Mystery is the basic element of all works of art.     

Luis Bunuel

She loved mysteries so much she became one.     


The ultimate mystery is one's own self.     

Sammy Davis Jr.

It's mysterious what attracts you to a person.     

Jeff Goldblum

The mysterious is the very ground of our being--our hope and our destiny. No one ever knows the simplest thing unless one also feels there is more that has not been explained.     

Richard Gilbert

Mystery is the essence of divinity.     

Zora Neale Hurston

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

Bede Jarret

Don't ever empty the bucket of mystery. Never let people define what you do. It's not about zigging when you should zag. It's not about doing something unprecedented and unpredictable. It's just about never being a word, or something that is not in the process of transformation     

Marilyn Manson

The most beautiful things we can experience is the mysterious.     

Albert Einstein

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

Oscar Wilde

Mysteries abound where most we seek for answers.     

Ray Bradbury

The less you reveal, the more people can wonder.     

Emma Watson

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

Neil Armstrong

Mystery is not the absence of meaning, but the presence of more meaning than we can comprehend.     

Dennis Covington

In a wolrd where everyone is over exposed, the coolest thing you can do is maintain your mystery.     


Mystery is the soul of existence.     

Kedar Joshi

The mysterious eludes all words of explanation, but it is more significant than all that can be explained. There is always something beyond where we have gone.     

Richard Gilbert

Mystery is an intellectual process... But suspense is essentially an emotional process.     

Alfred Hitchcock

Mystery is more important than knowledge.     

J. J. Abrams

No object is mysterious. The mystery is your eye.     

Elizabeth Bowen

Attraction is only intense when mystery is involved.      


To remain mysterious, say little and do nothing.     

Mason Cooley

Characters can be mysterious and you're not really sure which way they might turn at a given point.     

Michael Zaslow

Do act mysterious. It always keeps them coming back for more.      

Carolyn Keene

Mystery is the number one conjurer of ideas.     

David Lynch

Don't be easy to define. Let them wonder about you.     


Mystery is something that appeals to most everybody.      

Angela Lansbury

The more mysterious, the more imperfect; as darkness is, in comparison with light--so is mystery, in comparison with knowledge.     

Benjamin Whichcote

Mystery is delightful, but unscientific, since it depends upon ignorance.     

Bertrand Russell

Mystery is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.     

Albert Einstein