Discovery Quotes

Half of all scientific discoveries ever made were made in the 20th century. Creation is accelerating, and even the acceleration appears to be accelerating.

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.

Be an explorer – read, surf the internet, visit customers, enjoy arts, watch children play – do anything to prevent yourself from becoming a prisoner of your knowledge, experience, and current view of the world.

I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man’s being unable to sit still in a room.

My eye is educated to discover anything on the ground, as chestnuts, etc. It is probably wholesomer to look at the ground much than at the heavens.

The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.

What is there that confers the noblest delight? What is that which swells a man’s breast with pride above that which any other experience can bring to him? Discovery! To know that you are walking where none others have walked.

In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others of which we could have no idea before, so that we cannot solve one doubt without creating several new ones.

Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried.

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