Mystery Stories Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 50 Quotes About Mystery Stories

#1. As for peace, it was never free and laws were made to be broken. Peacemaker or lawbreaker, someone, somewhere always paid the price no matter what side of the words they were on. - Author: Virginia McKevitt
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#2. Have you ever been in jail, mate? Whatever you did in your life, nothing can be compared to a single day in jail. - Author: Stefania Mattana
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#3. Mr Benz, the parapet of an Italian bridge doesn't look like the proper place for you, said Chase. - Author: Stefania Mattana
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#4. There are some varieties of fiction that I never touch - mystery stories, for instance, which I abhor, and historical novels. I also detest the so-called "powerful" novel - full of commonplace obscenities and torrents of dialog. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#5. The two chapters of Matthew's Gospel devoted to the infancy narratives are not a meditation presented under the guise of stories, but the converse: Matthew is recounting real history, theologically thought through and interpreted, and thus he helps us to understand the mystery of Jesus more deeply. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#6. Don't wanna ever take your shoes off in coconut land. Never know when you're gonna have to run. - Author: Dianne Harman
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#7. That's just where I must part company with you, Inspector," said the Vicar with a gentle smile. "I'm rather a voracious reader of mystery stories, and it's always struck me that the detective in fiction is inclined to underrate the value of intuition. - Author: John Bude
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#8. I try to write stories that are thrilling and full of mystery and funny all at the same time, stories that raise moral questions but come up with very few moral answers, stories that emotionally touch readers through the characters. - Author: William Lashner
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#9. I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts ... I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Author: Arlene J. Chai
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#10. If he looks at me like that again Dottie will need a bucket and mop to get me back to my room. - Author: Gwenn Wright
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#11. The enduring appeal of mystery stories for all of us is that the world is a pretty confusing place. There's a lot of really unanswered things, and perhaps the scariest notion would be that there might not always be answers out there for us. - Author: Graham Moore
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#12. The only real mystery in the stories of political plagiarism is its durability in an age of Turnitin and other scanning software that can protect an author from his own mistakes, intentional or otherwise. - Author: Evan Osnos
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#13. Fiction is lies; we're writing about people who never existed and events that never happened when we write fiction, whether its science fiction or fantasy or western mystery stories or so-called literary stories. All those things are essentially untrue. But it has to have a truth at the core of it. - Author: George R R Martin
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#14. If the stories come, you get them written, you're on the right track. Eventually everyone learns his or her own best way. The real mystery to crack is you. - Author: Bernard Malamud
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#15. I would say that all short stories have mystery naturally built into them. - Author: Dan Chaon
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#16. O sleep! ridiculous mystery which makes faces appear so grotesque, you are the revealer of human ugliness. You uncover all shortcomings, all deformities and all defects. You turn every face touched by you into a caricature. - Author: Guy De Maupassant
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#17. On the Writing Process:
When in doubt, take it out., - Author: Barbara DaCosta
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#18. Stories as written are progressive, sentence must build upon sentence as brick upon brick, yet the beauty of this life in its endless mystery is circular. Sun & moon, spheres endlessly circling. Black man, full circle; white man, bisected circle; life, the third circle, on & on, & round & round. - Author: Richard Flanagan
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#19. Once upon a time, a king came to earth to tell stories, and the stories contained the mystery of eternal life. - Author: Jared C. Wilson
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#20. I like surprises. I like mystery. I'm not the kind of person who goes to the writer's room and goes, I need to know the whole story so I can prepare. No, don't tell me anything! - Author: Josh Holloway
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#21. The wheel turns for all, caro Chase. It's the karma effect, Giulia cried, aping Ilenia. She could have never imagined that her words would become prophetic so soon. - Author: Stefania Mattana
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#22. Patti Callahan Henry seamlessly combines mystery, family love, and personal journey all in one engrossing tale. From the intriguing beginning to the touching ending, The Stories We Tell is filled with the warmth, heart and compassion that have become the trademark of her novels. - Author: Diane Chamberlain
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#23. Paoletta turned to him with a dark face.
You'd better watch out, Chase. He's passed over to the evil side. - Author: Stefania Mattana
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#24. You must get beyond divertissement, sketch, anecdote, the interesting moment. You must get to the mystery of human personality. What is the line of the story that leads us to a point where we see or intuit something we haven't before? - Author: John L'Heureux
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#25. We lie to protect our children, and in lying we expose them to the greatest of harms - Author: John Connolly
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#26. People apparently only read mystery stories of any length. With mysteries, the longer the better, and people will read any damn thing. But the indulgent, 800-page books that were written a hundred years ago are just not going to be written anymore, and people need to get used to that. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#27. Of all the conventions of mystery stories, the one that's impossible to break is the solution at the end. - Author: Graham Moore
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#28. David could tell, by looking at her face as she read, whether or not the story contained in the book was living inside her, and she in it, and he would recall again all that she had told him about stories and tales and the power that they wield over us, and that we in turn wield over them. - Author: John Connolly
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#29. As you begin to look deeply into the mystery of your own evolution, in place of good and evil you will find only stories, finished or unfinished. - Author: Eric Micha'el Leventhal
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#30. I imagine that she flushes, seeing him there, for she is at that age when even the most commonplace boys take on a sense of mystery. And this boy is not ordinary. He is wild and he has strange and fanciful perceptions. [p. 153] - Author: Kim Edwards
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#31. My hobby is to make up these "false stories". The stories that I create impact the public in a completely different form... It's enjoyable when it proceeds just as I expect it to. - A-ya - Author: Suzumu
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#32. Of course. Treasure hunts make much better stories when there's treasure at the end. - Author: Eric Berlin
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#33. The city was a machine of its own, continuously producing. We were constantly pumped out through its assembly line, in different forms or models. We came hardwired with different stories, dark secrets, vices, and defects. Over time, we fail and come to find our end, but the city continues onwards. - Author: Cristina Martin
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#34. I think the reason I'm a writer is because first, I was a reader. I loved to read. I read a lot of adventure stories and mystery books, and I have wonderful memories of my mom reading picture books aloud to me. I learned that words are powerful. - Author: Andrew Clements
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#35. Most people view the artistic process as something of a mystery. Leverage that, and engage your prospective clients with good stories. For many, buying art is their escape from the real world. Make it entertaining and enjoyable. - Author: Cory Trepanier
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#36. Neither realism nor romance furnishes a more striking and picturesque figure than that of Christopher Columbus. The mystery about his origin heightens the charm of his story. - Author: Chauncey Depew
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#37. I blame Doctor Who. Mr Spock. The Scooby Gang: both the ones in the Mystery Machine and the ones with the stakes. I've spent my life with stories of people who don't walk away, who go back for their friends, who make that last stand. I've been brainwashed by Samwise Gamgee. - Author: Andrea K. Host
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#38. Murder was so trivial in the stories Harold loved. Dead bodies were plot points, puzzles to be reasoned out. They weren't brothers. Plot points didn't leave behind grieving sisters who couldn't find their shoes. - Author: Graham Moore
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#39. It was Chase who had obtained the information from the girl's boyfriend during a party in an Irish pub, simply by using his British friendliness and charm. - Author: Stefania Mattana
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#40. There was a brown substance inside and Chase had no doubt: it was heroin. Only a tiny amount, but very pure. - Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.2 - Author: Stefania Mattana
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#41. Yes, I was one of the slightly vintage women who let out a shriek when we saw it at Costco: 'The Nancy Drew Mystery Stories', a complete boxed set, fifty-six familiar yellow spines, shrink-wrapped. - Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
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#43. I have always loved horror very much. I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery. It was one of my first jobs writing for comics, and I loved it. - Author: Sergio Aragones
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#44. I get very emotional about time periods I never lived in, but I have a weird connection to them. The mystery of it becomes about hearing the stories of those eras, and creating nostalgia from those stories. - Author: Elle Fanning
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#45. I come from a family of Cherokee master storytellers. Listening to stories, reading them, and creating new tales is my life. These tales reveal the beauty and mystery of people's culture and beliefs. - Author: Louise Ann Barton
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#46. At the heart of the impulse to tell stories is a mystery so profound. - Author: Dennis Covington
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#47. Magic is a very beautiful mystery. Even the ages old magic effects still surprises the most modern men. - Author: Amit Kalantri
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#48. The first thing we see about a short story is its mystery. And in the best short stories, we return at the last to see mystery again - Author: Eudora Welty
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#49. I started writing short stories. I tried writing horror, mystery, science fiction. I joined a little critique group here in town and ran my stories past them. After about three years, I tackled my first novel, Subterranean. It took me 11 months to write. - Author: James Rollins
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#50. It is easy for him and me to decipher now a past destiny; but a destiny in the making is, believe me, not one of those honest mystery stories where all you have to do is keep an eye on the clues. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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