Discovery Quotes

We discover in others what others hide from us, and we recognize in others what we hide from ourselves.

Vauvenargues, Marquis de

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

Andre Gide

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

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