Discovery Quotes

- "A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery." - Orlando Bloom - "A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind." - Albert Szent-Gyorgi - "A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery." - James Joyce - "A man's errors are his portals of discovery." - James Joyce - "A poem in form still has to have voice, gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection, as any poetry does." - Robert Morgan - "Almost all paleontologists recognize that the discovery of a complete transition is in any case unlikely." - George G. Simpson - "And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it." - Adam Weishaupt - "And with each day that passed, the gulf broadened and my isolation became more accentuated. In such a situation, the discovery that my experience was not unique, that it had also been that of other Spanish intellectuals, became very important for me." - Juan Goytisolo - "As soon as the news of the Cabot voyages reached the King of Portugal he arranged to send an expedition of discovery to the far north-west, perhaps to find a northern sea route to Eastern Asia." - Harry Johnston - "As the Nation's primary supporter of research in the physical sciences, the DOE Office of Science led the way in creating a unique system of large-scale, specialized, often one-of-a-kind facilities for scientific discovery." - Judy Biggert - "As was to be expected, the discovery of the nervous apparatus of the salivary glands immediately impelled physiologists to seek a similar apparatus in other glands lying deeper in the digestive canal." - Ivan Pavlov - "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 - "But I owe it to the subject to say, that it has long afforded me what philosophy is so often thought, and made, barren of - the fun of discovery, the pleasures of co-operation, and the satisfaction of reaching agreement." - J. L. Austin - "But I'm an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery." - Karlheinz Stockhausen - "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 - "But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction." - Joseph Rotblat - "Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi - "Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason." - Albert Pike