Discovery Quotes

Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates.

Thomas Szasz

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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

Andre Gide

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

William Jame

Learning is the discovery that something is possible.

Fritz Perls

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.

Alexander Graham Bell

Everything changes, nothing remains without change.

The Buddha

A theory can be proved by experiment; but no path leads from experiment to the birth of a theory.

Albert Einstein

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

Isaac Newton

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.


The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.

Frank Herbert

The greatest discoveries have come from people who have looked at a standard situation and seen it differently.

Ira Erwin

I do not seek. I find.

Pablo Picasso

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.


Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.

The Buddha

Learn to see, and then you'll know there is no end to the new worlds of our vision.

Carlos Castaneda

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.

James B. Conant

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."

Albert Einstein

Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one

Thomas Szasz

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

Barry Long

The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts.

Bryant McGill

The most remarkable discovery ever made by scientists, was science itself.

Jacob Bronowski

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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