Quotes: discover

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    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.
  • Bo Bennett
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    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.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    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.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    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.
  • 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
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
  • Audrey Hepburn
    Audrey Hepburn
    British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian 1929-1993
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    As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
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    Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn't discover America.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    Coming back to your native land after an absence of many years is a surprisingly unsettling business, a little like waking from a long coma. Time, you discover, has wrought changes that leave you feeling mildly foolish and out of touch.
  • Conversations cease when we learn to discover the joys of internalization.
    Source: Thought at Sunrise (2007)
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