Favorite Quotations ~  Discovery Purpose-Driven Life

"I invent nothing. I rediscover." ~ Auguste Rodin

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Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient that fuels daring. ~ Grace Lichtenstein

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. ~ Francis Bacon

I have discovered that the unasked-for accident can be the salvation of what you are doing. ~ Stephen De Staebler

Everything of importance has been seen by someone who did not discover it. ~ Alfred North Whitehead

All great discoveries are made by people whose feelings run ahead of their thinking. ~ Charles H. Parkhurst

A man's errors are his portals of discovery. ~ James Joyce

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent. ~ Isaac Newton

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. ~ Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Children, like animals, use all their senses to discover the world. Then artists come along and discover it the same way all over again. ~ Eudora Welty

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. ~ Alexander Graham Bell

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but "That's funny ..." ~ Isaac Asimov

I am one of those who never knows the direction of my journey until I have almost arrived. ~ Anna Louise Strong

All knowledge all discoveries belong to everybody… All knowledge all discoveries belong to you by right. It is time to demand what belongs to you. ~ William S. Burroughs

And what I have discovered in my life is that, if you have a dream, it almost always comes true, but you have to stick to it. You have to believe very deeply in it, and the forces of the universe are helping you. ~ Robert Muller

A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him. ~ Søren Kierkegaard

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