Discovery Quotes

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.

Diane Ackerman

In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.

Ansel Adams

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the co-operation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.

Alexander Graham Bell

An experiment disproving a prediction is a discovery.

Enrico Fermi

Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill.

Sigmund Freud

You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.

Jerry Gillies

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

Vijay Krishna

Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding.

Lao-Tzu

The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.

Henry Miller

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me

Sir Isaac Newton

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.

Blaise Pascal

I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.

Friedrich von Schiller

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.

Ralph W. Sockman

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

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

I am a part of all that I have met.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.

Thornton Wilder

When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.

William Arthur Ward

When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Marcel Proust

Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle

Lewis Carroll

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

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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