Puzzle Sayings and Quotes

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


I look at this life as a puzzle without all the pieces in the box.     

Jonathan Anthony Burkett

Not every puzzle is intended to be solved. Some are in place to test your limits. Others are, in fact, not puzzles at all.     

Vera Nazarian

A mechanical puzzle is a self contained object, composed of one or more parts, which involves a problem for one person to solve by manipulation using logic, reasoning, insight, luck, and/or dexterity.     

Jerry Slocum

The solution often turns out more beautiful than the puzzle.     

Richard Dawkins

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.     

Lewis Carroll

A good puzzle, it's a fair thing. Nobody is lying. It's very clear, and the problem depends just on you.     

Erno Rubik

We are all important parts of a much larger system, pieces of the universe's puzzle that would not be complete without us.     

Russell Eric Dobda

The great thing about America is I've never felt like an outsider. I'm just a different piece of the puzzle.     

Pardis Sabeti

If the pieces do not fit into your puzzle.Try a different picture.     

Cass van Krah

My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort.     

Adrian Belew

Every problem is a new puzzle to solve.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

I am a puzzle and a conundrum and a thunderstorm.     

Brian Doyle

The problem is that we always look for the missing piece of the puzzle instead of finding a place for the one in our hand.     

Alina Radoi

The problems of puzzles are very near the problems of life, our whole life is solving puzzles. If you are hungry, you have to find something to eat. But everyday problems are very mixed they're not clear. The Cube's problem depends just on you. You can solve it independently. But to find happiness in life, you're not independent. That's the only big difference.     

Erno Rubik

I don't think there is a hidden purpose to the universe that you have to puzzle out.     

Robert Fulghum

Puzzles are like songs.A good puzzle can give you all the pleasure of being duped that a mystery story can. It has surface innocence, surprise, the revelation of a concealed meaning, and the catharsis of solution.     

Stephen Sondheim

Sometimes the hardest pieces of a puzzle to assemble, are the ones missing from the box.     

Dixie Waters

I like to be surprised by life; it's a good thing to search for the puzzle pieces.     

Josh McDermitt

Most of the places I've been, I've been a main piece of the puzzle.     

Eric Davis

Puzzle pieces don't always connect do they?     

Ellen Hopkins

Finding your style is like putting puzzle pieces together.     

Lara Spencer

I thought I knew a lot of but in the end it was just one small piece from the puzzle.     

Deyth Banger

In the same way he's fascinated by crosswords, the puzzle of solving the murder is what drives him on.     

John Thaw

The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution.     

Stephen Sondheim

In every problem, there's a concealed solution, locking itself underneath, unlock, peruse, find and solve.     

Michael Bassey Johnson