Here you will find interesting and fun classical riddles, sayings and puzzles of all kinds. To solve the puzzles, you have to let your imagination run wild and see beyond logic to find the correct answer!
A spirited jig it dances bright,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Fire
Banishing all but darkest night.
Give it food and it will live;
Give it water and it will die.
Alive as you but without breath,Category: Animal Riddles, Classical riddlesTopics: Death, Drink
As cold in my life as in my death;
Never a thirst though I always drink,
Dressed in a mail but never a clink.
Always wax, yet always wane: I melt, succumbéd to the flame.Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Darkness, Flame
Lighting darkness, with fate unblest, I soon devolve to shapeless mess.
At night they come without being fetched,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Space
And by day they are lost without being stolen.
Close to the words of life stay I,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Flower, Life
But I wither, wane, and grow dry.
Every time you stand up, you lose this. What is it?Category: Classical riddles, What Is ItTopics: Time
How can you avoid hitting your fingers when driving in a nail with a hammer?Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Nail, Tools
How do you get to Carnegie Hall?Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Building
I am free for the taking through all of your life,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Life
Though given but once at birth.
I am less than nothing in weight,
But will fell the strongest of you if held.
I never was, am always to be,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Time
No one ever saw me, nor ever will
And yet I am the confidence of all
To live and breathe on this terrestrial ball.
I welcome the day with a show of light,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Light, Night
I steathily came here in the night.
I bathe the earthy stuff at dawn,
But by the noon, alas! I'm gone.
If 20 blackbirds are on a fence and you shoot one, how many remain?Category: Animal Riddles, Classical riddlesTopics: Bird, Sound
If you see a bird sitting on a twig, how could you get the twig without disturbing the bird?Category: Animal Riddles, Classical riddlesTopics: Bird
Large as a mountain, small as a pea,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Mountains, Water
Endlessly swimming in a waterless sea.
Lighter than what I am made of,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Sea
More of me is hidden than is seen,
I am the bane of the mariner,
A tooth within the sea.
Speak my name.
My first wears my second; my third might be what my first would acquire if he went to sea. Put together my one, two, three, and the belle of New York is the girl for me. What one word am I?Category: Classical riddles, What I AmTopics: City
Only one color, but not one size,Category: Classical riddles, What I AmTopics: Weather
Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies,
Present in sun, but not in rain,
Doing no harm, and feeling no pain.
What am I?
The beginning of eternityCategory: Classical riddles, Letter RiddlesTopics: Eternity, Space, Time
The end of time and space
The beginning of every end,
And the end of every place.
The life I lead is mere hours or less,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Light
I serve all my time by being consumed.
I am quickest when thin, slowest when fat,
And wind is the bane of the gift that I bring.
The man who invented it,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Death
Doesn't want it for himself.
The man who bought it,
Doesn't need it for himself.
The man who needs it,
Doesn't know it when he needs it.
They come to witness the night Without being called,Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Light, Night
A sailor's guide and a poet's tears.
They are lost to sight each day Without the hand of a thief.
They follow and lead, but only as you pass.Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Darkness
Dress yourself in darkest black,
And they are darker still.
Always they flee the light,
Though without the sun there would be none.
To you, rude would I never be,Category: Animal Riddles, Classical riddlesTopics: Dog
Though I flag my tongue for all to see.
What has 4 wheels and flies?Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Vehicle
What has five eyes, but cannot see?Category: Classical riddlesTopics: Eyes, Water