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Positive Quotes about Discovery

Let these Discovery quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational Live-By

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

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There's no wrong, only discovery...
- Byron Katie

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Every day is a new day -
a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action -
a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery.
TODAY, what is your goal?
What is your dream?
What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

The process of scientific discovery is,
in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
- Albert Einstein

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I have seen further, it is
by standing on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton

There is no logical way to the discovery
of these elemental laws.
There is only the way of intuition,
which is helped by a feeling
for the order lying behind the appearance.
- Albert Einstein

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

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

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

In our case, finding a Lucy is unique.
No one will ever find another Lucy.
You can't order one from a biological supply house.
It's a unique discovery, a unique specimen.
- Donald Johanson

My experience of ships is that on them one makes an
interesting discovery about the world.
One finds one can do without it completely.
- Malcolm Bradbury

The basic discovery about any people is the discovery
of the relationship between men and women.
- Pearl S. Buck

Paleoanthropology is not a science that ends with the discovery of a bone.
One has to have the original to work with.
It is a life-long task.
- Richard Leakey

The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
- Jacob Bronowski

SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline.
Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery.
Like working without a net.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

The gain is not the having of children;
it is the discovery of love and how to be loving.
- Polly Berrien Berends

In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been
understood for a long time,
perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention
of private property in real estate.
- Garrett Hardin

Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner.
- Catherine Helen Spence

There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness,
but there is the discovery of joy.
- Joyce Grenfell

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes,
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing;
education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others,
and the delight in the recognition.
- Alexander Smith

Eye was a great discovery.
He is one of the great vocalists of all time.
- John Zorn

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen,
and thinking what nobody has thought.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Painting is self-discovery.
Every good artist paints what he is.
- Jackson Pollock

Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth:
what at first appeared universal,
by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.
- Edgar Quinet

I had my moments for sure but I wasn't confrontational.
And sometimes you get on the court and you'd find yourself very confrontational.
It was all a discovery.
- Andre Agassi

Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have
been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit
of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view.
- Max Planck

To see the world for a moment as something rich and
strange is the private reward of many a discovery.
- Edward M. Purcell

We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts,
and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
- Buffalo Bill

The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts.
- Bryant H. McGill

Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided,
the size of each group being determined by the natural
fertility of its locality.
- Arthur Keith

Without free speech no search for truth is possible...
no discovery of truth is useful.
- Charles Bradlaugh

No single discovery from any of these fields denotes proof of evolution,
but together they reveal that life evolved in a certain
sequence by a particular process.
- Michael Shermer

Whenever I found out anything remarkable,
I have thought it my duty to put down my discovery on paper,
so that all ingenious people might be informed thereof.
- Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do;
and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

The news of the discovery spread fast all over the country,
and inquisitive enquiries mingled with congratulations
from this moment became the daily programme.
- Howard Carter

Sundance was started as a mechanism for the discovery
of new voices and new talent.
- Robert Redford

There is a great discovery still to be made in literature,
that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
- Thomas Carlyle

If I had a plot that was all set in advance,
why would I want go through the agony of writing the
novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery,
for me at any rate.
- Chaim Potok

In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected
for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and
for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
- Carol P. Christ

A poem in form still has to have voice,
gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection,
as any poetry does.
- Robert Morgan

I began writing in the 4th grade.
As a matter of fact, I produced a play for the entire school.
It was about Leif Ericson and the discovery of America.
- Christopher Darden

Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel,
the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was
the domestication of the human male.
- Max Lerner

I love to create interesting textures with language.
You can do it as long as it seems like a discovery.
- Robert Morgan

With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten
but I never lost the excitement of discovery.
- Paul Berg

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 Hubbel Chapin

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human
beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
- Lee Iacocca

It soon became obvious that we were but on the threshold of the discovery.
- Howard Carter

A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis,
then you've made a measurement.
If the result is contrary to the hypothesis,
then you've made a discovery.
- Enrico Fermi

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
- Mark Van Doren

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional
and are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing
that has happened has been my discovery that people
who attend the conventions are filled with love.
- William Shatner

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

But I'm an adventurer.
I like invention, I like discovery.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands,
seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge.
It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
- Frederick Sanger

In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems
to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations
is naturally received with much hesitation.
- Charles Lyell

In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery
when you see the film and you say,
Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
- John Lithgow

The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

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

The greatest discovery of my generation is that man
can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
- James Truslow Adams


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