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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Conversations cease when we learn to discover the joys of internalization.Source: Thought at Sunrise (2007)
American writer and publisher 1859-1915
It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
American cartoonist 1958-
We all have different desires and needs, but if we don't discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled.
American author 1972-
A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential; a great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.
American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
American president 1913-1994
A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself. Only then does he discover all the latent strengths he never knew he had and which otherwise would have remained dormant.
American journalist and filmmaker
A profoundly disturbing thing you discover very quickly traveling in Cuba is that the most dangerous person for Cubans isn't the police or even the secret police; it's their neighbor. Anyone can report you for anything 'outside' the revolution - even if you haven't done it yet.
A. Lawrence Lowell
American educator and legal scholar 1856-1943
All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
Artistically I am still a child with a whole life ahead of me to discover and create. I want something, but I won't know what it is until I succeed in doing it.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-1696
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian 1929-1993
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
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