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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.
~By Thomas Merton ~


I had a teacher in art school who said something about the only works he really enjoyed seeing or found much in were works where he had a sense that a discovery was made in the course of making this object. I like to hold to that as my marching orders.
~By Martin Mull ~


The construction of extensive railways, however, and particularly the consolidation of small, experimental lines into large systems, dates from the days of the discovery of gold in California.
~By John Moody ~


The initial motivation of the experiment which led to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the inexhaustible wealth of nature, a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man.
~By Bruno Rossi ~


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.
~By Michael Ondaatje ~


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.
~By Chaim Potok ~


There is no scientific discoverer, no poet, no painter, no musician, who will not tell you that he found ready made his discovery or poem or picture - that it came to him from outside, and that he did not consciously create it from within.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


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


Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
~By 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.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


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


Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


The committee's work is not about whether or how we should pay reparations. That was never the intent nor will the payment of reparations be the outcome. This is an effort designed to involve the campus community in a discovery of the meaning of our past.
~By Ruth J. Simmons ~


In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations is naturally received with much hesitation.
~By Charles Lyell ~


Yeah, it is, because it's a real discovery of your inner resources, you know. That's what my character is all about and what my playing is all about. But to get up there and just go inside and draw out something that makes you feel good first and foremost.
~By Eric Clapton ~


He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


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


When you awaken some morning and hear that somebody or other has been discovered, you can put it down as a fact that he discovered himself years ago - since that time he has been toiling, working, and striving to make himself worthy of general discovery.
~By James Whitcomb Riley ~


The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


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


Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words.
~By Northrop Frye ~


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.
~By Arthur H. Compton ~


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


Brazil has rediscovered itself, and this rediscovery is being expressed in its people's enthusiasm and their desire to mobilize to face the huge problems that lie ahead of us.
~By Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ~


This led to the discovery that long chain fatty acids would remarkably stabilize serum albumin to heat denaturation, and would even reverse the denaturation by heat or concentrated urea solutions.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


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.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension; the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


The discovery of various phenomena has led to a recognition of the fact that the chemical atom is an individual which again is itself made up of several units into a selfcontained whole.
~By Johannes Stark ~


In short, we cannot grow, we cannot achieve authentic discovery, and our eyes cannot be cleansed to the truly beautiful possibilities of life, if we simply live a neutral existence.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.
~By Thomas Merton ~


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


I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery.
~By Rene Descartes ~


This was the most important discovery I had ever made in my life. It was a discovery which has irrevocably changed my whole life's direction. It immediately elevated me to the status of one of the world's leading anthropologists.
~By Donald Johanson ~


Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.
~By Albert Szent Gyorgyi ~


After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
~By Sophia Loren ~


The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
~By Mark Van Doren ~


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


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


We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration.
~By Burt Rutan ~


For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery.
~By John Grierson ~


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.
~By Michael Shermer ~


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


There's two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.
~By Enrico Fermi ~


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.
~By Paul Valery ~


There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy.
~By Joyce Grenfell ~


In our case, finding a Lucy is unique. No one will ever find another Lucy. You can't order one from a biological supply house. It's a unique discovery, a unique specimen.
~By Donald Johanson ~


The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


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


The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
~By Marcel Proust ~


In fact I enjoyed every minute of my life at King's, especially the discovery of French and German literature.
~By Patrick White ~


There is nothing so good for the human soul as the discovery that there are ancient and flourishing civilized societies which have somehow managed to exist for many centuries and are still in being though they have had no help from the traveler in solving their problems.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


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


The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity, than the discovery of a new star.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Sex is a discovery.
~By Fannie Hurst ~


Whenever I found out anything remarkable, I have thought it my duty to put down my discovery on paper, so that all ingenious people might be informed thereof.
~By Antonie van Leeuwenhoek ~


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


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


Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
~By Will Durant ~


The discovery that I soon made that the guinea pig was also susceptible to infection made it possible for me, from the third year on, to preserve the virus on this animal.
~By Charles Jules Henry Nicole ~


There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.
~By Enrico Fermi ~


The two most common charges against the older fiction, that it pleased wickedly and that it taught nothing, had broken down before the discovery, except in illiberal sects, that the novel is fitted both for honest use and for pleasure.
~By Carl Clinton Van Doren ~


In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery when you see the film and you say, Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
~By John Lithgow ~


Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world's record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument.
~By Justin Winsor ~


The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop doing philosophy when I want to. The one that gives philosophy peace, so that it is no longer tormented by questions which bring itself into question.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


Second issue is the rapidly accelerating increase in the number of vulnerabilities that get discovered every day. And, equally importantly, is the shortening of time between the discovery of the vulnerability and the release of an exploit.
~By John W. Thompson ~


The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between men and women.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


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


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


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.
~By John Hannah ~


A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.
~By William Gilbert ~


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.
~By John W. Thompson ~


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


If we insist that public life be reserved for those whose personal history is pristine, we are not going to get paragons of virtue running our affairs. We will get the very rich, who contract out the messy things in life the very dull, who have nothing to hide and nothing to show and the very devious, expert at covering their tracks and ambitious enough to risk their discovery.
~By Charles Krauthammer ~


As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


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


The gain is not the having of children; it is the discovery of love and how to be loving.
~By Polly Berrien Berends ~


Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
~By James Joyce ~


The crucial discovery was made that, in order to become painting, the universe seen by the artist had to become a private one created by himself.
~By Andre Malraux ~


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


We are the number one economy in the world, and we ought to continue to pursue those kinds of policies that ensure that we maintain that position, like innovation and like technology and like education and like just research and development and discovery.
~By Donald Evans ~


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.
~By Max Planck ~


We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
~By Marcel Proust ~


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.
~By Ann Druyan ~


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


A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
~By James Joyce ~


If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


As soon as the news of the Cabot voyages reached the King of Portugal he arranged to send an expedition of discovery to the far north-west, perhaps to find a northern sea route to Eastern Asia.
~By Harry Johnston ~


The existence is a tremendous curiosity, with in the course of the years, the discovery of yourself in your inmost evolutions. With the age you feel better than you are, what you represent. Which means a little at the planet's scale.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


Reality TV is here, it's been here really since the Carol Levis Discovery Show in 1957. It's never changed. It just looks a bit different.
~By Pete Waterman ~


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.
~By Ellen Ochoa ~


Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male.
~By Max Lerner ~


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.
~By Richard Leakey ~


When I moved to Stanford I began to pursue the line of research I have been following ever since, namely trying to understand the larger implications of fractional quantum hall discovery.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


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


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.
~By William Shatner ~

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