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Every science has for its basis a system of principles as fixed and unalterable as those by which the universe is regulated and governed. Man cannot make principles; he can only discover them.
The great quest of life has always been to discover truth.
When archaeologists discover the missing arms of Venus de Milo, they will find she was wearing boxing gloves.
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia.
Voyagers discover that the world can never be larger than the person that is in the world; but it is impossible to foresee this, it is impossible to be warned.
James A. Baldwin
It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
What Alexander Graham Bell thought up occupied less space than a flower vase. Now it's so small that I have to search all my pockets to discover I've received a spam text.
P. J. O'Rourke
What matters is not the facts but how you discover and think about them.
Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
Daniel J. Boorstin
A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
Jean de la Bruyere
If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain.
It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.
If one more 'journalist' makes a cavalier statement about me and my band, I will personally or with my fans' help, greet them at their home and discover just how much they believe in their freedom of speech.
I see myself capable of arrogance and brutality... That's a fierce thing, to discover within yourself that which you despise the most in others.
I can't tell you, as a parent, how it feels when the doctor tells you your child has diabetes. First off, you don't really know much about it. Then you discover there is no cure.
Some years ago there was a study to discover the most stressful occupation. It turned out not to be the head of a large business, football manager or prime minister, but rather: bus driver.
I think enough cannot be said for what you can discover through literature. So I think that was probably my most valued characteristic as a teenager.
When two people first meet, they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other, when you get close to them, you discover that you're suddenly eager to know him or her even better.
Coming back to your native land after an absence of many years is a surprisingly unsettling business, a little like waking from a long coma. Time, you discover, has wrought changes that leave you feeling mildly foolish and out of touch.
When I discover who I am, I'll be free.
Medically speaking, there is no such thing as a nervous breakdown. Which is very annoying to discover when you're right in the middle of one.
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