Discovery - Quotes

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Science is a philosophy of discovery. Intelligent design is a philosophy of ignorance.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Discovery often means simply the uncovering of something which has always been there but was hidden from the eye by the blinkers of habit.

Arthur Koestler

The Age of Discovery in science is coming to a close, opening up an Age of Mastery.

Michio Kaku

The recognition of the difference between appearance and reality is a human discovery.

Daniel Dennett

The voyage of discovery lies not in seeking new horizons, but in seeing with new eyes.

Marcel Proust

Science is best defined as a careful, disciplined, logical search for knowledge about any and all aspects of the universe, obtained by examination of the best available evidence and always subject to correction and improvement upon discovery of better evidence. What`s left is magic. And it doesn`t work.

James Randi

Science for me is very close to art. Scientific discovery is an irrational act. It’s an intuition which turns out to be reality at the end of it - and I see no difference between a scientist developing a marvellous discovery and an artist making a painting.

Carlo Rubbia

It takes courage [...] to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.

Marianne Williamson

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

Mark Van Doren

What is true is not to be decided by votes; otherwise, we could never come to any truth ever. People would vote for what is comfortable - and lies are very comfortable because you don’t have to do anything about them, you just have to believe... Truth needs great effort, discovery, risk, and to walk alone on a path which nobody has traveled before.

Osho

It was good of Friedrich Nietzsche to declare God dead - I declare that he has never been born. It is a created fiction, an invention, not a discovery. Do you understand the difference between invention and discovery? A discovery is about truth, an invention is manufactured by you. It is man-manufactured fiction.

Osho

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.

Oprah Winfrey

True love, like any other strong and addicting drug, is boring - once the tale of encounter and discovery is told, kisses quickly grow stale and caresses tiresome.

Stephen King

In the history of culture the discovery of zero will always stand out as one of the greatest single achievements of the human race.

Tobias Danzig

It has certainly been true in the past that what we call intelligence and scientific discovery have conveyed a survival advantage. It is not so clear that this is still the case: our scientific discoveries may well destroy us all, and even if they don't, a complete unified theory may not make much difference to our chances of survival.

Stephen Hawking

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