Discovery Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Discovery

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Sex is a discovery.
~By Fannie Hurst ~


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 ~


As the Nation's primary supporter of research in the physical sciences, the DOE Office of Science led the way in creating a unique system of large-scale, specialized, often one-of-a-kind facilities for scientific discovery.
~By Judy Biggert ~


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.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


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.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


He's meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules - a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness - the temptations of life.
~By Robert Redford ~


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 ~


Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
~By Albert Pike ~


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


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 ~


And with each day that passed, the gulf broadened and my isolation became more accentuated. In such a situation, the discovery that my experience was not unique, that it had also been that of other Spanish intellectuals, became very important for me.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


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


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 ~


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


The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


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 ~


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


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


Whereas fiction is a continual discovery of what one wants to say, what one feels, what one means, and is, in that sense, a performance art, biography requires different skills - research and organization.
~By Edmund White ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


It is a process of discovery. It's being quiet enough and undisturbed enough for a period of time so that the songs can begin to sort of peek out, and you begin to have emotional experiences in a musical way.
~By James Taylor ~


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.
~By Donald Johanson ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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.
~By Will Durant ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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


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


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.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


This discovery convinced me of the power of crystallography and led me to continue in this field.
~By Robert Huber ~


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


Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth: what at first appeared universal, by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.
~By Edgar Quinet ~


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


Without free speech no search for truth is possible... no discovery of truth is useful.
~By Charles Bradlaugh ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Almost all paleontologists recognize that the discovery of a complete transition is in any case unlikely.
~By George G. Simpson ~


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 ~


I began writing in the 4th grade. As a matter of fact, I produced a play for the entire school. It was about Leif Ericson and the discovery of America.
~By Christopher Darden ~


Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all - of which all of humanity can be proud.
~By Oliver Tambo ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


In a world where discovery is more important than delivery, it's the people who find, remix and direct attention to old stuff that should be rewarded, not the people who deliver it or sit on it waiting for someone to show up.
~By Joichi Ito ~


We are concerned that, in a few years time, this place of discovery, with its wealth of human fossils, the like of which can be found nowhere else in the world, could be completely destroyed.
~By Richard Leakey ~


I had my moments for sure but I wasn't confrontational. And sometimes you get on the court and you'd find yourself very confrontational. It was all a discovery.
~By Andre Agassi ~


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


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


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


But I owe it to the subject to say, that it has long afforded me what philosophy is so often thought, and made, barren of - the fun of discovery, the pleasures of co-operation, and the satisfaction of reaching agreement.
~By J. L. Austin ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.
~By David Brin ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


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


The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.
~By Abbe Pierre ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


There is no better high than discovery.
~By E. O. Wilson ~

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