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I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.
Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it?
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock.
Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.
Discovering the 'impossible' ending to a new book makes me sick with joy and relief.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
D. Elton Trueblood
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
Producing is so exciting because you can enable things to happen, whether it's like discovering a filmmaker who you're taking a chance on, protecting a battle and driving home at the end of the day just going, 'I'm so glad I stayed late at work and fought hard for that. Had my passion. Won that battle.'
I think making mistakes and discovering them for yourself is of great value, but to have someone else to point out your mistakes is a shortcut of the process.
Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world.
The deeper I get into my life as a musician, I'm discovering that it becomes less and less about other people, and more about what I want to do. And that's a good place to be.
The thrill I got discovering Buster Keaton when I was growing up was so exciting. He was one of the greats.
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
I always want to stay focused on who I am, even as I'm discovering who I am.
This moment in time, on this tour, you know, I'm discovering a lot of new things. And to be 45 and doing that, it's a mixture of pleasure and pain, I can assure you.
Americans are apt to be unduly interested in discovering what average opinion believes average opinion to be.
John Maynard Keynes
You can never stop discovering music.
I used to be scared of women. When I was very young they terrified me, but discovering the female universe was incredible and still is to this day, as you never stop learning about them.
Very few recognize science as the high adventure it really is, the wildest of all explorations ever taken by human beings, the chance to glimpse things never seen before, the shrewdest maneuver for discovering how the world works.
I never read the life of any important person without discovering that he knew more and could do more than I could ever hope to know or do in half a dozen lifetimes.
J. B. Priestley
Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life.
To be a straight person and discover you're infertile is almost like discovering you're not a straight person.
I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me.
By nature and doctrines I am addicted to the habit of discovering choice places wherein to feed.
Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you're playing through your own experience - so we're all different.
The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of HIV and finding the cure or an effective vaccine for AIDS.
In the best of all possible worlds, everybody would be honorable, but that's not the way the world works. Reputations for reporters are made by discovering things underneath that rock.
Republicans originally thought that Fox worked for us and now we're discovering we work for Fox.
It was less a literary thing than a linguistic, philosophical preoccupation... discovering how far you can go with language to create immediate, elementary experience.
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