Discovery Quotes

No man can teach another self-knowledge. He can only lead him or her up to self-discovery - the source of truth.

Barry Long

Man's "progress" is but a gradual discovery that his questions have no meaning

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

The essence of living is discovering. Indeed, it is the joy of discovery that makes life worth the effort.

Vijay Krishna

An experiment disproving a prediction is a discovery.

Enrico Fermi

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

Arthur Keith

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin

A soulmate is the one person whose love is powerful enough to motivate you to meet your soul, to do the emotional work of self-discovery, of awakening.

Kenny Loggins

If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run and often in the short one the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.

William Clark

To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.

Philip Andrew

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives

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.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

The realization that life is absurd and cannot be an end, but only a beginning. This is a truth nearly all great minds have taken as their starting point. It is not this discovery that is interesting, but the consequences and rules of action drawn from it.

Albert Camus
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