Riddles

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Riddle of the Sphinx:
"What has four legs in the morning, two during the day, and three in the evening?"
Humans --> They crawl when they are infants, walk on two legs when they are grown, and walk with a cane when they are old.

What It Is?
"Give it food and it will live; give it water and it will die."
Fire

What Does This Mean?:
"Y Y U R Y Y U B I C U R Y Y 4 M E"
Too wise you are, Too wise you be; I see you are, Too wise for me.

What Am I?
"You heard me before, yet you hear me again. Then I die, 'till you call me again."
An Echo

What Am I?
"I am the black child of a white father, a wingless bird, flying even to the clouds of heaven. I give birth to tears of mourning in pupils that meet me, even though there is no cause for grief, and at once on my birth I am dissolved into air."
Smoke

What Is It?
"The more there is the less you see."
Darkness

What's In A Name?
"Five hundred begins it, five hundred ends it,
Five in the middle is seen;
First of all figures, the first of all letters,
Take up their stations between.
Join all together, and then you will bring
Before you the name of an ancient king."
DAVID (it's in Roman numerals)

What Is It?
"It runs over fields and woods all day Under the bed at night sits not alone, With long tongue hanging out, A-waiting for a bone."
A Shoe

What Is It?
"Yellow and white
Hard outside
Stolen from life.
An Egg

What Are They?
"At night they come without being fetched, And by day they are lost without being stolen."
The Stars

What Am I?
"Forward and forward I go, never looking back. My limit no one knows, more of me do they lack. Like a river I do flow, and an eagle I fly. "
Time

What Is It?
"What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps? "
A River

What Is It?
"There is a thing that nothing is, and yet it has a name. It's sometimes tall and sometimes short, joins our talks and joins our sports, and plays at every game?"
A Shadow

What Am I?
"When young, I am sweet in the sun. When middle-aged, I make you happy. When old, I am valued more than ever."
Wine

What Am I?
"I never was, am always to be,
No one ever saw me, nor ever will
And yet I am the confidence of all
To live and breathe on this terrestrial ball."
Tomorrow

What Am I?
"Alive without breath, as cold as death; never thirsty, ever drinking; all in mail, never clinking."
A Fish

What Are We?
"Twelve white ponies,
On a red hill,
Always moving,
but standing still."
Teeth

How Can This Be?
Four men sat down to play,
They played all night ‘till break of day.
They played for gold and not for fun
With separate scores for everyone.
When they came to square accounts,
They all had made quite fair amounts.
Can you the paradox explain,
If no one lost, how could all gain?
The players were musicians

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