Discovery Quotes

Marcel Proust

We don't receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves.. Marcel Proust
We don't receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves.

E.A. Bucchianeri

It’s the unknown that draws people.

Heidi Reagan

Our ability to discover new experiences exists outside of who we are in the Box.

J.E.B. Spredemann

If you’re always looking back at what you’ve lost, you’ll never discover the treasure that lies just up ahead.

Tim Fargo

Good advice is not often served in our favorite flavor.

Idowu Koyenikan

Never underestimate the power of thought; it is the greatest path to discovery.

E.A. Bucchianeri

Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don’t know you’re having one until you’re right in the middle of it.

A.A. Milne

One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.. A.A.
One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.

Robert James Waller

And in that moment, everything I knew to be true about myself up until then was gone. I was acting like another woman, yet I was more myself than ever before.

Charles Baxter

When all the details fit in perfectly, something is probably wrong with the story.

William Edgar Stafford

A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as he is someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them.

Marty Rubin

Writing is discovering what you don't know.. Marty Rubin
Writing is discovering what you don't know.

Ann Druyan

As I looked out at the glittering waters of the Pacific I was seeing for Carl. He knew that it's not for any one generation to see the completed picture. That's the point. The picture is never completed. There is always so much more that remains to be discovered.

Roman Payne

To wander is to be alive.. Roman Payne
To wander is to be alive.

David Attenborough

I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.

Slash Coleman

Why does everyone think a guy who prefers love to people is missing something in his
Why does everyone think a guy who prefers love to people is missing something in his life?

Slash Coleman

Love is the bee that carries the pollen from one heart to another.. Slash Coleman
Love is the bee that carries the pollen from one heart to another.

Slash Coleman

I am part of everyone I ever dated on OK Cupid.

E.A. Bucchianeri

How often have the greatest thoughts and ideas come to light during conversations with the family over the evening dinner?

Michael Bassey Johnson

The world is changing rapidly, and everyone changes along with the world. Discoveries is now becoming rampant; intellectually, technologically,etc, each having its advantage and disadvantage.

Dejan Stojanovic

The world is always open, Waiting to be discovered.. Dejan Stojanovic
The world is always open,
Waiting to be discovered.

Phillip Gary Smith

Once again discovered: Do what you do because you enjoy. If expect others to give credit or honor your work, you are due for disappointment

Phillip Gary Smith

Discovery's friend is creativity

George Eliot

We are all humiliated by the sudden discovery of a fact which has existed very comfortably
We are all humiliated by the sudden discovery of a fact which has existed very comfortably and perhaps been staring at us in private while we have been making up our world entirely without it.

Wally Lamb

The seeker embarks on a journey to find what he wants and discovers, along the way, what he needs.

André Gide

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Rachel Carson

The aim of science is to discover and illuminate truth. And that, I take it, is the aim of literature, whether biography or history... It seems to me, then, that there can be no separate literature of science.

Clarence Day Jr.

As time goes on, new and remoter aspects of truth are discovered which can seldom be fitted into creeds that are changeless.

Benjamin Wiker

Sometimes a clearly defined error is the only way to discover the truth

Toba Beta

There were three things sought by invaders who crossed
oceans to discover America. Those were gold, gospel, glory.
There are four things sought by aliens who crossed heavens
to discover planet earth. Those are gold, gospel, glory, gene.

Dostoevsky F.

О, будьте уверены, что Колумб был счастлив не тогда, когда открыл Америку, а когда откры%

Rachel Carson

The winds, the sea, and the moving tides are what they are. If there is wonder and beauty and majesty in them, science will discover these qualities... If there is poetry in my book about the sea, it is not because I deliberately put it there, but because no one could write truthfully about the sea and leave out the poetry.

Bertrand Russell

What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.

Kedar Joshi

The final discovery is the discovery of knowledge.

Raheel Farooq

Knowledge is not discovery, but recognition.

Auliq Ice

The less you use your brain, the less it will be there for use when you need it.

Abraham Lincoln

A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems. And not only so. It gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing the [yet] unsolved ones.

Ogwo David Emenike

Where would we have been without the discoveries of our predecessors, and where are we going without your discoveries?

Richard Rhodes

For the scientist, at exactly the moment of discovery - that most unstable existential moment - the external world, nature itself, deeply confirms his innermost fantastic convictions. Anchored abruptly in the world, Leviathan gasping on his hook, he is saved from extreme mental disorder by the most profound affirmation of the real.

Albert Szent-Györgyi

Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.

John Gribbin

In the world of the very small, where particle and wave aspects of reality are equally significant, things do not behave in any way that we can understand from our experience of the everyday world...all pictures are false, and there is no physical analogy we can make to understand what goes on inside atoms. Atoms behave like atoms, nothing else.

James D. Watson

Every time you understand something, religion becomes less likely. Only with the discovery of the double helix and the ensuing genetic revolution have we had grounds for thinking that the powers held traditionally to be the exclusive property of the gods might one day be ours. . . .

Mary Shelley

In other studies you go as far as other have gone before you, and there is nothing more to know; but in a scientific pursuit there is continual food for discovery and wonder.

Friedrich Nietzsche

None of the people have any real interest in a science, who only begin to be enthusiastic about it when they themselves have made discoveries in it.

Thomas Pynchon

It turns out to be the new Planet, which, a decade and a half later, will be known first as the Georgian, and then as Herschel, after its official Discoverer, and more lately as Uranus.

Thomas Hayden

In science ... "discovery" can mean finding a guppy with an extra spine in its dorsal fin.

Gemma Malley

The trouble with science geeks, as you call them, is that hey put discovery before anything else. It was a science geek who discovered the atom bomb. He didn't intend to cause mass murder, but he did nonetheless.

Santiago Ramón Y Cajal

Our novice runs the risk of failure without additional traits: a strong inclination toward originality, a taste for research, and a desire to experience the incomparable gratification associated with the act of discovery itself.

Albert Szent-Györgyi

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought.

Augustus Pitt Rivers

Tedious as it may appear to some to dwell on the discovery of odds and ends that have, no doubt, been thrown away by the owner as rubbish ... yet it is by the study of such trivial details that Archaeology is mainly dependent for determining the date of earthworks. ... Next to coins fragments of pottery afford the most reliable of all evidence ...

Jean-Baptiste Dumas

In chemistry, our theories are crutches; to show that they are valid, they must be used to walk... A theory established with the help of twenty facts must explain thirty, and lead to the discovery of ten more.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Our true self is made manifest in love.. Lailah Gifty Akita
Our true self is made manifest in love.

Bryant McGill

We must allow people the space and time of discovery, and trust in all that is to come.

Victoria June

Reflections...passages in time..sometimes, the only things that make sense..the only peace I found somewhere, between the lines.

Patrick Ness

I was a hugely unchaperoned reader, and I would wander into my local public library and there sat the world, waiting for me to look at it, to find out about it, to discover who I might be inside it."

[Patrick Ness slams library cuts (The Guardian, 23 June 2011)]

Julie Anne Peters

When you discover the joy of reading, your mind opens to a world of wondrous discoveries and infinite possibilities.

J. Norman Collie

The text-book is rare that stimulates its reader to ask, Why is this so? Or, How does this connect with what has been read elsewhere?

Erol Ozan

Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost.

Michael Bassey Johnson

I have read the bible, seen its errors and perfections, but the bits of lie contained therein has contaminated the truth.

Alberto Caeiro

Even so, I’m somebody.
I’m the Discoverer of Nature.
I’m the Argonaut of true sensations.
I bring a new Universe to the Universe
Because I bring the Universe to itself.

Melvin Schwartz

Mathematics is much more than a language for dealing with the physical world. It is a source of models and abstractions which will enable us to obtain amazing new insights into the way in which nature operates.

Ivan Michurin

We must not wait for favours from Nature; our task is to wrest them from her.

Cyril Ponnamperuma

Scientists are human - they're as biased as any other group. But they do have one great advantage in that science is a self-correcting process.

Charlotte Brontë

When you are inquisitive, Jane, you always make me smile. You open your eyes like an eager bird, and make every now and then a restless movement, as if answers in speech did not flow fast enough for you, and you wanted to read the tablet of one's heart.

Zeena Schreck

After you've seen behind the facade of a stage set you can't take the play seriously any more. You can't go backwards and regain your ignorance; you have to move forward.

Bryant McGill

We must step out of our digital avatars, and come together and have face-to-face dialogue as often as possible.

William Golding

Art is partly communication, but only partly. The rest is discovery.

Ezra Pound

The artist is always beginning. Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth.

Leonard Nimoy

I have found my way, step by step, proceeding from touch points that have emerged, some through conscious choice and some through dream state discovery.

Shannon Celebi

A woman brings so much more to the world than birth, for she can birth discovery, intelligence, invention, art, just as well as any man.

Konrad Lorenz

Scientific truth is universal, because it is only discovered by the human brain and not made by it, as art is.

Rob Liano

No one can discover you until you do. Exploit your talents, skills and strengths and make the world sit up and take notice.

Aniekee Tochukwu

Much is yet to be discovered and invented, so dig ideas with uniqueness

Amit Kalantri

I don't like museums, I like labs.

Curt Gabrielson

From the dawn of time, whenever humanity has wanted to know more, we have achieved it most effectively not by removing ourselves from the world to ponder and theorize, but rather by getting our hands dirty and making careful observations of real stuff. In short, we have learned primarily by tinkering.

Spyridon Marinatos

To excavate is to open a book written in the language that the centuries have spoken into the earth.

Kate Mullane Robertson

Sometimes we go along, thinking
"Ah, this is it - this is what true peace feels like…"
Then, in a moment of grace, something shifts in our hearts,
and in awestruck wonder, we whisper,
"oh my, I just didn't know there could more...

Dan Thompson

Travel is the discovery of truth; an affirmation of the promise that human kind is far more beautiful than it is flawed. With each trip comes a new optimism that where there is despair and hardship, there are ideas and people just waiting to be energized, to be empowered, to make a difference for good.

Thomas More

In the first place, most princes apply themselves to the arts of war, in which I have neither ability nor interest, instead of to the good arts of peace. They are generally more set on acquiring new kingdoms by hook or by crook than on governing well those that they already have.

Stanisław Lem

Man has gone out to explore other worlds and other civilizations without having explored his own labyrinth of dark passages and secret chambers, and without finding what lies behind doorways that he himself has sealed.

Nikki Rowe

We're all a little broken, it's how we feed our brokenness that defines us; some you wouldn't believe ever broke and some you will see never grew through the break but one thing certain, everyone is a little broken, it's how we feed our brokenness that defines us.

Taylor Rhodes

We are paint streaked runners,
deafened by the cries of all the sad people.
It's a powerful sound that practically yanks the tears right out of you.
Sometimes, you just can't help but feel like a
very small
clam in
a very
big ocean.

Samuel R. Delany

You meet a new person, you go with him and suddenly you get a whole new go down new streets, you see houses you never saw before, pass places you didn't even know were there. Everything changes.


Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the earth.

Daniel Watts

For what is life but a continuous, dynamic and fluid circle of discoveries that surrounds all peoples and has the power to change even the smallest of us.

Lawren Leo

The secret to excitement is discovering new paths, and having the courage to take them.

Kamal Ravikant

The only rule is that truth must empower you, make you better in every way possible.

François Magendie

Every one is fond of comparing himself to something great and grandiose, as Louis XIV likened himself to the sun, and others have had like similes. I am more humble. I am a mere street scavenger (chiffonier) of science. With my hook in my hand and my basket on my back, I go about the streets of science, collecting what I find.

Ikechukwu Joseph

Self-identity is about content not the container that carry
the identity,contextual value and not a solo island. It is about conception and not just a birth process.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Intellectual growth is when you surpass the barrier of puerility, puzzling people with your dazzling creativity.

Karl H. Pribram

If you knew all about it, it wouldn't be the leading edge.

Gerald Durrell

I said I *liked* being half-educated; you were so much more *surprised* at everything when you were ignorant.

Curt Gabrielson

If you tell somebody something, you've forever robbed them of the opportunity to discover it for themselves.

Bryant McGill

Every symbol, word, concept, discipline and field is only a temporary rest stop on the highway of discovery.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

What I learned on my own I still remember

Laraine Herring

Writing is both an act of power and surrender. Passion and discovery. It is a tug at your soul that continues to pull you forward, even as you go kicking and screaming.” (p.18)

Phillip Gary Smith

Good" now is better than "Best" never.

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