A Quote by Nikos Kazantzakis on mystery

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Within this arena, which grows more stable night after day, generations work and love and hope and vanish.  New generations tread on the corpses of their fathers, continue the work above the abyss and struggle to tame the dread mystery.  How?  By cultivating a single field, by kissing a woman, by studying a stone, an animal, an idea.

Nikos Kazantzakis (1883 - 1957)

Source: Zorba the Greek

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