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English writer 1778-1830
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others.
John Maynard Keynes
British economist 1883-1946
Americans are apt to be unduly interested in discovering what average opinion believes average opinion to be...
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Creating a new theory is not like destroying an old barn and erecting a skyscraper in its place. It is rather like climbing a mountain, gaining new and wider views, discovering unexpected connections between our starting points and its rich environment.Source: The evolution of physics (1938)
American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
Death is not the ultimate tragedy in life. The ultimate tragedy is to die without discovering the possibilities of full growth.Source: Good Housekeeping November 1989, p. 92
American poet 1941-
Discovering Samuel Beckett in college was a big deal for me. I realized you could be very funny and very dark at the same time.
Canadian journalist 1967-
Everywhere, people are discovering that doing things more slowly often means doing them better and enjoying them more. It means living life instead of rushing through it. You can apply this to everything from food to parenting to work.
French artist and painter 1841-1919
I've been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.
Russian writer 1890-1960
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
Adelbert von Chamisso
German poet and botanist 1781-1838
My first care the following morning was, to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.
British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.
Hungarian biochemist 1893-1983
So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato, which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown. I did this in the hope of discovering, through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function.
British Playwright, Director 1947-
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
The deeper I get into my life as a musician, I'm discovering that it becomes less and less about other people, and more about what I want to do. And that's a good place to be.
The point, simply, is that we are doing more rediscovering these days than discovering coming anew upon truths that ignorant people refused to examine, over the centuries, because the wise people who held custody of the fundamental truths of nature were unpopular.
The secret of biography resides in finding the link between talent and achievement. A biography seems irrelevant if it doesn't discover the overlap between what the individual did and the life that made this possible. Without discovering that, you have shapeless happenings and gossip.
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