Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don't know you're having one until you're right in the middle of it.
Discovery is the ability to be puzzled by simple things.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run-and often in the short one-the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.
I hope that posterity will judge me kindly, not only as to the things which I have explained, but also to those which I have intentionally omitted so as to leave to others the pleasure of discovery.
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.
Discovery is the journey; insight is the destination.
We are discovering what the universe is really like, and it is totally magnificent, and one can only be inspired and awestruck by what we find.
For the artist, drawing is discovery. And that is not just a slick phrase; it is quite literally true.
It is a process of discovery. It's being quiet enough and undisturbed enough for a period of time so that the songs can begin to sort of peek out, and you begin to have emotional experiences in a musical way.
The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
There'll always be serendipity involved in discovery.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering laws and applying them with thought.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.
Mathematical discoveries, small or great are never born of spontaneous generation.
We've discovered the secret of life.
One is always considered mad, when one discovers something that others cannot grasp.
There's two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.
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.
I didn't do my work for money or prizes -- only for the excitement of discovery.
There is no better high than discovery.
All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
For the continued survival of our planet and humanity, it is crucial that certain discoveries and skills and inventions made by people over the years be passed on from one human generation to the next, from one person, face-to-face, to another.
Technological discoveries are the spermatozoa of social change.
The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts.
The crucial discovery was made that, in order to become painting, the universe seen by the artist had to become a private one created by himself.
The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
I love going to museums, especially the Met, because there's always room for discovery, or the Neue Galerie. It's a great jewel box.
A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.
I believe myself to possess a most singular combination of qualities exactly fitted to make me pre-eminently a discoverer of the hidden realities of nature.
I invent nothing, I rediscover.
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
I have never restricted myself to my strengths and abilities, as they are unlimited, and I am still discovering them.
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.
The universe at large is full of questions that we still don't know anything about, and there will be always young people, brilliant, who are going to make new discoveries.
Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried.
Try to discover The road to success And you'll seek but never find, But blaze your own path And the road to success Will trail right behind.
History shows that new discoveries are always just over the horizon.
The greatest discoveries are those we make about ourselves.
There is a depth in most things that people seldom discover!
We travel abroad to discover in distant lands something whose presence at home has become unrecognisable.
One recognizes one's course by discovering the paths that stray from it.
Total commitment. You know, the idea of discovering something that, for all intents and purposes, goes against your abilities, and yet still deciding to do it anyway. That takes guts, you know?
To be certain, every day there can be a revelation or a new discovery.
Every day is not just another assignment; it is a small, but contained voyage of discovery.
Find out what it is that touches you most deeply. Pursue it, learn about it, explore it, expand on it. Live with it and nurture it. Find your own way and make your own contribution.
Much is yet to be discovered and invented, so dig ideas with uniqueness.
Some fish love to swim upstream. Some people love to overcome challenges.
If we persist in our restless desire to know everything about the universe and ourselves, then we must not be afraid of what the artist brings back from his voyage of discovery.
The urge to discover, to invent, to know the unknown, seems so deeply human that we cannot imagine our history without it.
I can speak to my soul only when the two of us are off exploring deserts or cities or mountains or roads.
Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.
The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
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.