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Puzzle Quotes you must read, puzzle quotes to make you smile and/or think:

  • “A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution.” – Hazel Nicholson
  • “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
  • “Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self; it is no humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that.” – Charles Haddon Spurgeon
  • “It is one of man’s curious idiosyncracies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.” – Joseph de Maistre
  • “When we begin life, we are all given a puzzle — each one very different, yet special. As we continue through our lives, we meet people and have some type of affect upon their life, as they do on ours. We share with them a piece of our puzzle and they share a piece of theirs, with us, in return. No matter what type of impact they had upon our life, we still carry along with us, a piece of their puzzle. Meaning that everyone we encounter has a special impact upon our lives, because they have shaped us into what we are today. This is called the puzzle of life. Each puzzle growing and changing throughout our lives, but always becoming better and always having the same foundational pieces. Know that you DO make a difference in peoples lives! I thank you for sharing part of your puzzle with me!” – Erin Bridget Doyle
  • “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
  • “The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution.” – Stephen Sondheim
  • “A good puzzle, it’s a fair thing. Nobody is lying. It’s very clear, and the problem depends just on you.” – Erno Rubik (Hungarian, Architect and creator of Rubik’s Cube)
  • “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
  • “My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.” – Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [Thank you to Mark Bryant for sending along]
  • “Winwood Reade is good upon the subject, said Holmes. “He remarks that, while the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he becomes a mathematical certainty.” – Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “Men in their forties are like the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle: tricky, complicated, and you’re never really sure you got the right answer” – Carrie from the series Sex and the City
  • “The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.” – Doug Horton
  • “There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.” – Deepak Chopra
  • “Math, it’s a puzzle to me. I love figuring out puzzles.” – Maya Lin
  • “Golf is a puzzle without an answer. I’ve played the game for 40 years and I still haven’t the slightest idea how to play.” – Gary Player (South African Golfer)

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