Discovery Quotes

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.

Arthur Koestler

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

Daniel J. Boorstin

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.

Helen Keller

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.

Isaac Newton

There is no harm in doubt and skepticism, for it is through these that new discoveries are made.

Richard Feynman

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

Samuel Smiles

Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.

Dr. Alexis Carrel

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.

Francis Bacon

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

Henry Bergson

Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.

Claude Bernard

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.

Eddie Cantor

Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.

Albert Einstein

Yes, things happen for a reason, but the key to true happiness is figuring out that reason.

Sharon Abel

Nurture your dreams, Discover your passion, Embrace your visions, Free your spirit, Share your love, Love your soul.

Vicki Virk

You gain strength, experience and confidence by every experience where you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.

Henry David Thoreau

All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.

James Thurber

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

Nothing is true in self-discovery unless it is true in your own experience. This is the only protection against the robot levels of the mind.

Barry Long

Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self.

Bhagavad Gita

There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Ana‘s Nin

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.

Sophia Loren

The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.

Richard Grant

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.

Benjamin Franklin

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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