• 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.
    What am I?

  • Answer: Tomorrow
  • I am always hungry,
    I must always be fed,
    The finger I lick
    Will soon turn red.

  • Answer: Fire
  • What has roots as nobody sees,
    Is taller than trees,
    Up, up it goes,
    And yet never grows.

  • Answer: Mountain
  • Who makes it, has no need of it.
    Who buys it, has no use for it.
    Who uses it can neither see nor feel it.

  • Answer: Coffin
  • All about, but cannot be seen,
    Can be captured, cannot be held,
    No throat, but can be heard.

  • Answer: Wind
  • Deep in the woods was where I got it
    I didn't want it, so I stopped and looked for it
    When I found it, I threw it away.

  • Answer: Splinter
  • I drive men mad
    For love of me,
    Easily beaten,
    Never free.

  • Answer: Gold
  • I go around in circles
    But always straight ahead,
    Never complain
    No matter where I am led.

  • Answer: Wagon Wheel
  • My life can be measured in hours,
    I serve by being devoured.
    Thin, I am quick
    Fat, I am slow
    Wind is my foe.

  • Answer: Candle
  • I am seen in the water
    If seen in the sky,
    I am in the rainbow,
    A jay's feather,
    And lapis lazuli.

  • Answer: Candle
  • When I am filled
    I can point the way,
    When I am empty
    Nothing moves me,
    I have two skins
    One without and one within.

  • Answer: Glove
  • I build up castles.
    I tear down mountains.
    I make some men blind,
    I help others to see.
    What am I?

  • Answer: Sand
  • When young, I am sweet in the sun.
    When middle-aged, I make you gay.
    When old, I am valued more than ever.

  • Answer: Wine
  • At night they come without being fetched,
    And by day they are lost without being stolen.

  • Answer: The Stars
  • Has a mouth but does not speak,
    has a bed but never sleeps.

  • Answer: River
  • What does man love more than life
    Fear more than death or mortal strife
    What the poor have, the rich require,
    and what contented men desire,
    What the miser spends and the spendthrift saves
    And all men carry to their graves?

  • Answer: Nothing
  • It cannot be seen, cannot be felt,
    Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt.
    It lies behind stars and under hills,
    And empty holes it fills.
    It comes first and follows after,
    Ends life, kills laughter.

  • Answer: Darkness
  • This thing all things devours:
    Birds, beast,trees, flowers;
    Gnaws iron, bites steel;
    Grinds hard stones to meal;
    Slays king, ruins town,
    And beats high mountain down.

  • Answer: Time
  • Until I am measured
    I am not known,
    Yet how you miss me
    When I have flown.

  • Answer: Time
  • The root tops the trunk
    on this backward thing,
    that grows in the winter
    and dies in the spring.

  • Answer: Icicle
  • I have legs but walk not
    A strong back but work not
    Two good arms but reach not
    A seat but sit and tarry not

  • Answer: Chair