Favorite Quotations ~  Discovery, 3 Dearest Friend: Life of Abigail Adams

"I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries." ~ Marie Curie

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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

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries. ~ A.A. Milne, House At Pooh Corner

People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found out by others. ~ Blaise Pascal

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time. ~ Anna Freud

The great discoveries are usually obvious. ~ Philip Crosby, Eternally Successful Organization

I don't observe and I don't describe; I rediscover. ~ Francois Mauriac, Paris Review

Follow the path you took yesterday to find new things. ~ John Burroughs

The secret of all those who make discoveries is that they regard nothing as impossible. ~ Justus von Liebig

Have you ever seen an inchworm crawl up a leaf or a twig, and then, clinging to the very end, revolve in the air, feeling for something, to reach something? That's like me. I am trying to find something out there beyond the place on which I have footing. ~ Albert P. Ryder

Experience has shown that the most important results of any technological breakthrough are those that not obvious. ~ Arthur C. Clarke

I do not seek. I find. (Je ne cherche pas; je trouve) ~ Pablo Picasso

I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open slowly, by little and little, into a full and clear light. ~ Isaac Newton

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