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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
  • Charles H. Parkhurst
    Charles H. Parkhurst
    American clergyman and social reformer 1842-1933
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    All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Astronomy is perhaps the science whose discoveries owe least to chance, in which human understanding appears in its whole magnitude, and through which man can best learn how small he is.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    Countries around the world are celebrating new oil and natural gas discoveries that hold the promise of greater prosperity for their citizens.
  • Frank Tyger
    Frank Tyger
    American aphorist
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    Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried.
  • Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator 1847-1922
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    Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself.
  • Marie Curie
    Marie Curie
    Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist 1867-1934
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    I am one of those who think like Nobel, than humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
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    I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
  • George Washington Carver
    George Washington Carver
    American botanist and inventor 1860-1943
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    I didn't make these discoveries... God has only worked through me to reveal to His children some of His wonderful providence.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    If a government is to do great new things, it will need more support. If a government is to change the world, it will need mass support. This is one of the discoveries of modern government.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics A Footnote To Rally The Academic, p. 179
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    If a man knew anything, he would sit in a corner and be modest; but he is such an ignorant peacock, that he goes bustling up and down, and hits on extraordinary discoveries.
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
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    If I have made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
    German mathematician and physicist 1777-1855
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    If others would but reflect on mathematical truths as deeply and as continuously as I have, they would make my discoveries.
    Source: The World of Mathematics (1956)
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    If we make a couple of discoveries here and there we need not believe things will go on like this for ever. Just as we hit water when we dig in the earth, so we discover the incomprehensible sooner or later.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Let us consider the critic, therefore, as a discoverer of discoveries.
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