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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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Once you have the pattern of life of this person, the choreography, so to speak, you have the canvas that you present eight times a week, not without feeling underneath it, but it's not as churning as the discovery process was.
~By Linda Lavin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Sex is a discovery.
~By Fannie Hurst ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been understood for a long time, perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention of private property in real estate.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


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 ~


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 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.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


We must expect the discovery of many as yet unknown elements-for example, elements analogous to aluminum and silicon- whose atomic weight would be between 65 and 75.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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