Top 121 Discoveries Quotes

Here we have the best Discoveries Quotes from famous authors such as Marilyn Hacker, Audrey Tautou, John Katzman, George M. Church, Jules Verne. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

I've been an inveterate reader of literary magazines si
I’ve been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager. There are always discoveries. You’re sitting in your easy chair, reading; you realize you’ve read a story or a group of poems four times, and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer.

I don’t know where I’m going to be in three years. Because I have the feeling that the future is so full of possibilities, to stop being an actress, to do something else… for me, the future is just a huge bunch of discoveries.

Exciting discoveries in neuroscience are allowing us to fit educational methods to new understandings of how the brain develops.

Most groups patent ways of using genetic discoveries as part of non-obvious diagnostic and therapeutic protocols and slightly or greatly altered genes.

Everything great in science and art is simple. What can be less complicated than the greatest discoveries of humanity – gravitation, the compass, the printing press, the steam engine, the electric telegraph?

I look forward to working with the NASA team to help enable new discoveries in our quest to understand our home planet and unravel the mysteries of the universe.

You could not have predicted the amazing discoveries at Pluto, even though we have been to a couple of objects in the solar system that were at least a little analogous to Pluto.

Chance leads to discoveries, and mutagenesis is a way to enhance one’s chances of finding a surprise. Often it is the exceptional observations that lead to advances; once you understand exceptions, you understand the whole picture.

Bruce Beutler
Some of the most important discoveries that scientists have made were not what they were seeking at the time.

Progress depends on our brain. The most important part of our brain, that which is neocortical, must be used to help others and not just to make discoveries.

Rita Levi-Montalcini
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

Death can’t be considered because, if you’re afraid to die, there’s no room in your life to make discoveries.

With new oil and gas discoveries, Africa‘s energy exporters will have to invest in defence capability and work with other Indian Ocean powers to ensure security of sea lanes.

But one of the things I learned from improvising is that all of life is an improvisation, whether you like it or not. Some of the greatest scientific discoveries of the 20th century came out of people dropping things.

Most discoveries even today are a combination of serendipity and of searching.

Let us consider the critic, therefore, as a discoverer of discoveries.

The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists‘ discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.

Modern science developed in the context of western religious thought, was nurtured in universities first established for religious reasons, and owes some of its greatest discoveries and advances to scientists who themselves were deeply religious.

The currencies of science are discoveries and ideas; the rewards are the excitement of going where nobody has been before and, if one is inclined to such things, the kudos of peer acclaim, plus funds to do more research.

HCL is a corporation. It is for profits. A corporation stands for its shareholders, its profits, its employees, its discoveries, and its customers.

Semiconductor research and the Nobel Prize in physics seem to be contradictory since one may come to the conclusion that such a complicated system like a semiconductor is not useful for very fundamental discoveries.

Klaus von Klitzing
If you want your energy bills to go up, you should support an ever greater dependence on foreign oil, because the rate of new discoveries is declining as demand in China and India is growing, and the price of oil and thus the price of coal will go sky high.

New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.

I love curating, because I’m lucky and privileged that I have a platform and I can share my discoveries with other people.

Musical accidents are a gold mine. The thing about accidental discoveries is they won’t be made unless you put yourself in a position to make that discovery. To do that means hundreds of hours, days and weeks where you do things and don’t discover anything.

The great and unlooked for discoveries that have taken place of late years have all concurred to lead many men into the opinion that we were touching on a period big with the most important changes.

Throughout history, people have studied pure science from a desire to understand the universe rather than practical applications for commercial gain. But their discoveries later turned out to have great practical benefits.

A scientist worthy of a lab coat should be able to make original discoveries while wearing a clown suit, or give a lecture in a high squeaky voice from inhaling helium. It is written nowhere in the math of probability theory that one may have no fun.

A major one which no one can overlook is technological and based on inventions and discoveries which have altered the whole basis of production and deeply affected social relations.

Mathematical discoveries, small or great are never born of spontaneous generation.

Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices.

Ivo Andric
Throughout Johnson Space Center‘s history, contributions to STEM innovation and discoveries has been both through new technologies developed to advance human spaceflight and through educating, inspiring, and hiring students in STEM fields.

Technological discoveries are the spermatozoa of social change.

I want to turn my attention to movies about love relationships. Exploring the female psyche – there ought to be some interesting discoveries there. Love stories. If you do it right, people want to hear romantic dialog.

We’ve only explored about 5% of our ocean. There are great discoveries yet to be made down there – fantastic creatures representing millions of years of evolution and possibly bioactive compounds that could benefit us in ways we can’t even imagine.

For years, I have been observing our ‘cancer culture‘ and I have become convinced that it is not structured to do what we most need: to determine how to prevent cancer, and then implement our discoveries.

Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods, have their season which no man can hasten or retard.

Janos Bolyai
What is clear is that the Gospel of Judas has joined the other spectacular discoveries that are exploding the myth of a monolithic Christianity and showing how diverse and fascinating the early Christian movement really was.

I think that the discoveries of antibiotics and vaccines have contributed to the improvement of the quality of life, making it possible to prevent contagious diseases.

Shinya Yamanaka
No honest writer today can possibly avoid being influenced by Freud through his pioneering work into the Unconscious and by the influence of those discoveries on the scientific, philosophic, and artistic work of his contemporaries: but not, by any means, necessarily through Freud’s own writing.

Dylan Thomas
It is not a Pandora‘s box that science opens; it is, rather, a treasure chest. We, humanity, can choose whether or not to take out the discoveries and use them, and for what purpose.

You should only go into science if you really have a yearning to make scientific discoveries.

Paul Greengard
One of the things I had to learn as a writer was to trust the act of writing. To put myself in the position of writing to find out what I was writing. I did that with ‘World’s Fair,’ as with all of them. The inventions of the book come as discoveries.

By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu.

Intellectual curiosity drove Einstein to some of the world’s most important discoveries.

Nearly all the great improvements, discoveries, inventions, and achievements which have elevated and blessed humanity have been the triumphs of enthusiasm.

In the early 1950s, during the near avalanche of discoveries, rediscoveries, and redefinitions of subcellular components made possible by electron microscopy, those prospecting in this newly opened field were faced with the problem of what to do with their newly acquired wealth.

George Emil Palade
The systematic experimental study of reproducible errors of human reasoning, and what these errors reveal about underlying mental processes, is known as the heuristics and biases program in cognitive psychology. This program has made discoveries highly relevant to assessors of global catastrophic risks.

For reasons probably related to the popular vision of Albert Einstein and, also, the threat posed by black holes in comic books and science fiction, our gravitational wave discoveries have had an amazing public impact.

A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul, and formed some probable conjectures, that man was designed for a future state of existence.

Some of the best kitchen discoveries come about through total kitchen disasters.

Of course, Einstein was a very great scientist indeed, and I have enormous respect for him, and great admiration for the discoveries he made. But he was very committed to a view of the objectivity of the physical world.

Audiences like making discoveries.

I think probably the discoveries made by Hubble Space Telescope have been very dramatic, very amazing.

I am not solicitous to examine particularly everything here, which indeed could not be done in fifty years, because my desire is to make all possible discoveries, and return to your Highnesses, if it please our Lord, in April.

For more than 200 years, materialists have promised that science will eventually explain everything in terms of physics and chemistry. Believers are sustained by the faith that scientific discoveries will justify their beliefs.

Trust science, believe that innovation and discoveries are good for us, and make decisions based on data and evidence.

Countries around the world are celebrating new oil and natural gas discoveries that hold the promise of greater prosperity for their citizens.

There is a great difference between discoveries and inventions. With discoveries, one can always be skeptical, and many surprises can take place. In the case of inventions, surprises can really only occur for people who have not had anything to do with it.

Most technological advances in our life now come from serendipitous discoveries. That is a contraction of rocket technology and computer technology and atomic clock technology.

Serge Haroche
Vladimir Nabokov on ‘Bleak House‘ or Henry James on ‘The House of the Seven Gables’ prove that reading can be an exciting subject in itself, full of passionate encounters, contradictory judgments, striking discoveries, and unexpected reversals.

I think that the first men to land on Pluto are going to make some very astonishing discoveries. But I am also sure that they will never go there in rockets. They will have to make the immense trip by some more powerful means – like the anti-gravitational drive.

Donald A Wollheim
Discoveries aren’t made by one person exploring by themselves. And discoveries aren’t made overnight. People don’t see the thousands of hours that go into it.

I don’t think I would have been a writer if I hadn’t been a mother. I wanted to construct something that contained some of these feelings that I had, some of these discoveries or revelations.

Carol Shields
If you go back to the 17th century, scientists generally weren’t rewarded much at all for sharing discoveries, and as a result, they conducted a lot of their research very, very secretively indeed.

Michael Nielsen
There are so many aspects to science that I couldn’t give up – the rigor, the discoveries, the teaching. The impact that science has on the world around us is something I’m enthralled with. I don’t think anyone could ever take that out of me.

Sometimes I wonder if I’m as famous for my wheelchair and disabilities as I am for my discoveries.

Dark Souls is in some ways an incomplete game, and I like to think that it has been completed by players, by their discoveries, as they moved along. I’d love to say that the nature of this incompleteness was completely deliberate, but it is both deliberate and by accident in different ways.

Some of the most important discoveries, innovations, and advances in our history have come from those seeking a new life in America.

We are ever on the threshold of new journeys and new discoveries. Can you imagine the excitement of the Wright brothers on the morning of that first flight? The anticipation of Jonas Salk as he analyzed the data that demonstrated a way to prevent polio?

Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.

The great problems of the Twentieth century will have immediate relation to the discoveries of America, of Africa, and of Australia.

For the continued survival of our planet and humanity, it is crucial that certain discoveries and skills and inventions made by people over the years be passed on from one human generation to the next, from one person, face-to-face, to another.

Alfred Nobel’s discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.

Pierre Curie
Most scientific or engineering discoveries would never become successful products without contributions from other scientists or engineers. Every major invention is the child of far-flung parents who may never meet.

There are so many problems in the world worth working on and so many discoveries to make, you have to make a choice. My preference is to focus my efforts on solving problems that will help people.

Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.

Claude M Bristol
In most cases, the news is not really news. But in some cases, discoveries are made and should be listened to.

I’ve stopped making frocks, but not making discoveries.

Whatever faith you have you ought to be willing to confront it with the discoveries of science. There’s something ignoble about not being willing to look at what we’ve found about the way the world is and trying to reconcile it with whatever you’ve decided to believe in for yourself.

My mother often mailed me articles from ‘Reader’s Digest‘ about advances in DNA chemistry. No matter how I tried to explain it to her, she never grasped the concept that I could have been writing those articles, that something I had invented made most of those DNA discoveries possible.

At the head of these new discoveries and insights comes the establishment of the facts that electricity is composed of discrete particles of equal size, or quanta, and that light is an electromagnetic wave motion.

Scientists who play by someone else’s rules don’t have much chance of making discoveries.

Truth is of no practical value to mankind save as it affects terrestrial phenomena, hence the discoveries of science should be concealed or glossed over wherever they conflict with orthodoxy.

People don’t realize how many aspects of our lives are touched in one way or another by not just the discoveries, the technological breakthroughs, but the process of science.

I thought the chances of becoming a Nobel Prize laureate were minuscule because there are so many other innovations and discoveries that happen almost every day.

Joachim Frank
It’s nice to witness these discoveries at first hand.

Michael Aspel
There is usually a long interval between important scientific discoveries and impact on human health.

It is easy to predict that some of the discoveries of research directed towards Grand Challenges – but only the most unexpected ones, and at the most unexpected times – will be the basis of revolutionary improvements in the way that we exploit the power of our future computing devices.

Tony Hoare
I have generally sought to work on questions that I thought were both interesting and approachable, yet not too widely appreciated. To struggle to make discoveries that would be made by others a short time later seems futile to me.

Jack W Szostak
A successful society is characterized by a rising living standard for its population, increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure, and the generation of additional surplus, which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology.

Robert Trout
To me, part of the magic of this era is that the very same innovations, discoveries, and technologies that are allowing us to live longer, healthier lives are also creating a healthier economy.

Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question.

The Obama Administration cares deeply about innovation and about helping to make sure that geeks across the country, those coming up with new discoveries and exciting inventions – and creating jobs along the way – have the freedom and security to keep innovating.

When trying to remember my share in the glow of the eternal present, in the smile of God, I return to my childhood, too, for that is where the most significant discoveries turn up.

The very nature of science is discoveries, and the best of those discoveries are the ones you don’t expect.

But it really wasn’t until three to four years later, when we had an opportunity in the lab to make very detailed observations, and comparisons with other fossil discoveries, that we realized she was a new species of human ancestor.

If innovations were predictable, they wouldn’t be discoveries.

The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic.

It strikes me as odd that we’ve made journeys with our social conditioning in certain areas, but not in others. The world is always changing; discoveries in technology and science relentlessly expose our dearest values as fictions.

I don’t believe medical discoveries are doing much to advance human life. As fast as we create ways to extend it we are inventing ways to shorten it.

Christiaan Barnard
It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science.

I think that many of my ideas are correct, but I’ll bet you, before my death other discoveries will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas I have about human evolution.

I am curious, I love making discoveries, travelling, speaking with people, go shopping.

Maria Grazia Cucinotta
Scientific discoveries matter much more when they’re communicated simply and well – if you can’t explain your work to the man in the pub, what’s the point?

Harry Kroto
All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.

Charles Henry Parkhurst
The universe at large is full of questions that we still don’t know anything about, and there will be always young people, brilliant, who are going to make new discoveries.

My initial ideas are just a starting place. As a record goes along, it becomes more about making discoveries and getting excited about new songs.

I loved everything about being ten, eleven, and twelve years old, and seem to make most of my heroines and heroes that age so I can reexperience all those pitfalls and wonderful discoveries. It helps me to figure out my own life when I write from that eleven year old place!

Deborah Wiles
I support basic research, which can lead to discoveries that change our world, expand our horizons and save lives.

Lamar S Smith
Chocolate is one of the world’s most beloved discoveries, and when we need a quick boost of energy and endorphins, chocolate is the go-to treat.

In the first place, the preparation of the Nobel lecture which I am to give has shown me, even more clearly than I knew before, how many others share with me, often, indeed, have anticipated me, in the discoveries for which you have awarded me the prize.

The very greatest things – great thoughts, discoveries, inventions – have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.

None of the great discoveries was made by a ‘specialist‘ or a ‘researcher‘.

Martin H Fischer
We’ve only explored about five percent of our ocean. There are great discoveries yet to be made down there, fantastic creatures representing millions of years of evolution and possibly bioactive compounds that could benefit us in ways that we can’t even yet imagine.

You’d think that in this age, especially in the 21st century – especially with all the technology and all the discoveries that we’ve made – that we would figure out how to tackle abuse.

Winning a Nobel Prize isn’t about being clever at all. It’s about making… at least in physiology or medicine, it’s about making discoveries, and you don’t have to be clever to make a discovery, I don’t think; it just comes up and punches you on the nose.

New discoveries and production of resources like shale oil and gas are dramatically altering our energy supply outlook and the entire global geopolitical landscape. And the pace of change – particularly in the past few years – continues to accelerate.

There seems to be one quality of mind which seems to be of special and extreme advantage in leading him to make discoveries. It was the power of never letting exceptions go unnoticed.

Francis Darwin
Most of the time, we make discoveries about how difficult people are at the moment when the difficulties have actually hurt us; therefore, we are not likely to be forgiving or sympathetic.

America’s space program has been the envy and inspiration of the world. It has made landmark scientific discoveries that are a lasting legacy of this nation‘s greatness. It has studied Earth in ways no other nation can match.