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Discovery Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Discovery

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Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Every day is a new day -
a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action -
a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery.
TODAY, what is your goal?
What is your dream?
What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

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The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

There's no wrong, only discovery...
- Byron Katie

If I have seen further, it is
by standing on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton


 

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

The process of scientific discovery is,
in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
- Albert Einstein

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

There is no logical way to the discovery
of these elemental laws.
There is only the way of intuition,
which is helped by a feeling
for the order lying behind the appearance.
- Albert Einstein

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth,
is to discover the truth about myself:
and if I have been in error,
this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.
- Thomas Merton

The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
- Arthur Keith

If there's one thing for which I admire you,
it's your original discovery of the Ten Commandments.
- Thomas Reed

Sundance was started as a mechanism for the discovery
of new voices and new talent.
- Robert Redford

I love to create interesting textures with language.
You can do it as long as it seems like a discovery.
- Robert Morgan

In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order.
I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
- Will Durant

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others,
and the delight in the recognition.
- Alexander Smith

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human
being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
- William James

Painting is self-discovery.
Every good artist paints what he is.
- Jackson Pollock

We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts,
and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
- Buffalo Bill

It's a discovery of a story when I write a book,
a case of inching ahead on each page and discovering
what's beyond in the darkness,
beyond where you're writing.
- Michael Ondaatje

Painting is not for me either decorative amusement,
or the plastic invention of felt reality;
it must be every time: invention,
discovery, revelation.
- Max Ernst

A poem in form still has to have voice,
gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection,
as any poetry does.
- Robert Morgan

If I had a plot that was all set in advance,
why would I want go through the agony of writing the
novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery,
for me at any rate.
- Chaim Potok

Eye was a great discovery.
He is one of the great vocalists of all time.
- John Zorn

There is a great discovery still to be made in literature,
that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
- Thomas Carlyle

But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing
that has happened has been my discovery that people
who attend the conventions are filled with love.
- William Shatner

The greatest discovery of my generation is that man
can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
- James Truslow Adams

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional
and are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

It makes it very exciting don't you think to live in an age of,
of discovery of human personality this way?
- John Money

Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have
been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit
of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view.
- Max Planck

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen,
and thinking what nobody has thought.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what
I put in at the beginning.
A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one.
- Jonathan Carroll

My fellow citizens, the American Presidency is not
supposed to be a journey of personal discovery.
- Sarah Palin

It soon became obvious that we were but on the threshold of the discovery.
- Howard Carter

Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships,
to the old discovery that is ever new,
that man does not live by bread alone.
- John Hannah

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human
beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
- Lee Iacocca

In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected
for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and
for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
- Carol P. Christ

The news of the discovery spread fast all over the country,
and inquisitive enquiries mingled with congratulations
from this moment became the daily programme.
- Howard Carter

Effective health care depends on self-care;
this fact is currently heralded as if it were a discovery.
- Ivan Illich

Socialism, on the contrary, extends its function to
the description of society as it should be,
and the discovery of the means of making it what it should be.
- Benjamin Tucker

My experience of ships is that on them one makes an
interesting discovery about the world.
One finds one can do without it completely.
- Malcolm Bradbury

This joy of discovery is real, and it is one of our rewards.
So too is the approval of our work by our peers.
- Henry Taube

No single discovery from any of these fields denotes proof of evolution,
but together they reveal that life evolved in a certain
sequence by a particular process.
- Michael Shermer

What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common
is not gender or ethnic background,
but motivation, perseverance, and desire -
the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
- Ellen Ochoa

SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline.
Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery.
Like working without a net.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Paleoanthropology is not a science that ends with the discovery of a bone.
One has to have the original to work with.
It is a life-long task.
- Richard Leakey

Right now we have a closure rate between discovery
and exploitation of four to six months.
We need to be more in the realm of seven to 10 days.
That is an enormous challenge.
- John W. Thompson

The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
- Frank Herbert

I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery,
but I didn't realize how important it would be until
we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it.
- Donald Johanson

Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner.
- Catherine Helen Spence

The delights of self-discovery are always available.
- Gail Sheehy

Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided,
the size of each group being determined by the natural
fertility of its locality.
- Arthur Keith

To see the world for a moment as something rich and
strange is the private reward of many a discovery.
- Edward M. Purcell

There are those whose sole claim to profundity is the
discovery of exceptions to the rules.
- Paul Eldridge

Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there,
and then I acted in faith until I could prove its existence.
- Arthur H. Compton

The ancient codes were doubtless originally suggested
by the discovery and diffusion of the art of writing.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

But I'm an adventurer.
I like invention, I like discovery.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

People think that if you are a scientist you have to
give up that joy of discovery,
that passion, that sense of the great romance of life.
I say that's completely opposite of the truth.
- Ann Druyan

It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands,
seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge.
It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
- Frederick Sanger

With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten
but I never lost the excitement of discovery.
- Paul Berg


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