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  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
  • Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Hungarian biochemist 1893-1983
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    A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    All ages before ours believed in gods in some form or other. Only an unparalleled impoverishment in symbolism could enable us to rediscover the gods as psychic factors, which is to say, as archetypes of the unconscious. No doubt this discovery is hardly credible as yet.
    Source: The Integration of the Personality (1939)
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
    Scottish anatomist and anthropologist 1866-1952
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    Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided, the size of each group being determined by the natural fertility of its locality.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Children demand that their heroes should be freckleless, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.
  • Ben Lovett
    Ben Lovett
    American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer 1978-
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    Communion was born out of shared frustration in 2006. We felt that although the likes of MySpace and YouTube opened up the playing field for songwriters online, people's discovery of these new artists was only skin deep.
  • Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.
  • Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Hungarian biochemist 1893-1983
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    Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought.
  • Michel Leiris
    Michel Leiris
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    Dream is not a revelation. If a dream affords the dreamer some light on himself, it is not the person with closed eyes who makes the discovery but the person with open eyes lucid enough to fit thoughts together. Dream - a scintillating mirage surrounded by shadows - is essentially poetry.
  • William J. Durant
    William J. Durant
    American historian and writer 1885-1981
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    Education is a progressive discovery of our ignorance.
  • Will Durant
    Will Durant
    American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
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    Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
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