Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Quotes about Discovery

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training.

The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust, French author (1871-1922)

Marcel Proust

It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover.
Henri Poincare, French mathematician (1854-1912)

No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
Isaac Newton, British physicist, mathematician (1642-1727)

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi, US biochemist (1893-1986)

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A A Milne, British author (1882-1956)

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
Arthur Koestler, British author (1905-1983)

It will come unexpectedly from the depths of tortured silence in a shot of sudden exhilaration – that Eureka moment.
David Williams, British management author, presenter (b. 1950)

The only way round is through.
Robert Frost, US poet (1874-1963)

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel J Boorstin, US media author, historian (1914-2004)

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