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Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything. --- George Lois

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. --- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi 1893

Don't be discouraged by failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid. --- John Keats

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery. --- Samuel Smiles 1812

In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it. --- Michelangelo 1475

Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

Man cannot discover new oceans until he has courage to lose sight of the shore. --- Anon xxxx

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension. --- Oliver Wendell Holmes 1841

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the horizon of the spirit. --- Helen Keller 1880

One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. --- Andre Gide 1869

Pearls lie not on the seashore. If thou desirest one thou must dive for it. --- Chinese Proverb xxxx

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. --- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 1926

Some day, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity we shall harness the energies of love. Then, for the second time in the history of the world man will have discovered fire. --- Teilhard De Chardin

That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that you longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong. --- F. Scott Fitzgerald 1896

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. --- William James 1842

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge. --- Daniel J. Boorstin

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. --- William James 1842

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them, to the impossible. --- Arthur C Clarke 1917

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. --- Marcel Proust 1871

There is no great thought that has become an impelling power in history which has not been espoused at its origin by men willing to put all their physical and spiritual powers entirely at its service. --- Louis Ginzberg

There is nothing so moving - not even acts of love or hate - as the discovery that one is not alone. --- Robert Ardrey

Try to put into practice what you already know; and in so doing, you will, in good time, discover the hidden things which you now inquire about. Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know. --- Rembrandt Van Rijn

We spend so much time yearning for that special item that will finally make us happy, that we don't take the time to look around and discover that we already are. --- Anon xxxx

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not been discovered. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

What is originality? It is being one's self, and reporting accurately what we see. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

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