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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.
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.
Alexander Graham Bell
Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.
Scientists who play by someone else's rules don't have much chance of making discoveries.
The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
The creative process is not like a situation where you get struck by a single lightning bolt. You have ongoing discoveries, and there's ongoing creative revelations. Yes, it's really helpful to be marching toward a specific destination, but, along the way, you must allow yourself room for your ideas to blossom, take root, and grow.
The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures.
Ideas are cheap. Always be passionate about ideas and communicating those ideas and discoveries to others in the things you make.
The very nature of science is discoveries, and the best of those discoveries are the ones you don't expect.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more strongly the truths come from on high, and contained in the sacred writings.
Alfred Nobel's discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The great and unlooked for discoveries that have taken place of late years have all concurred to lead many men into the opinion that we were touching on a period big with the most important changes.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A. A. Milne
We are ever on the threshold of new journeys and new discoveries. Can you imagine the excitement of the Wright brothers on the morning of that first flight? The anticipation of Jonas Salk as he analyzed the data that demonstrated a way to prevent polio?
Joseph B. Wirthlin
New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.
Every breakthrough business idea begins with solving a common problem. The bigger the problem, the bigger the opportunity. I discovered a big one when I took apart an IBM PC. I made two interesting discoveries: The components were all manufactured by other companies, and the system that retailed for $3,000 cost about $600 in parts.
Sometimes I wonder if I'm as famous for my wheelchair and disabilities as I am for my discoveries.
I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
I am not solicitous to examine particularly everything here, which indeed could not be done in fifty years, because my desire is to make all possible discoveries, and return to your Highnesses, if it please our Lord, in April.
The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic.
Most discoveries even today are a combination of serendipity and of searching.
In archaeology, context is the basis of many discoveries that are imputed to the deliberate workings of intelligence. If I find a rock chipped in such a way as to give it a sharp edge, and the discovery is made in a cave, I am seduced into ascribing this to tool use by distant, fetid and furry ancestors.
The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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