discovery

A Quote by Charles Henry Parkhurst on discovery, feeling, men, and thinking

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

Charles Henry Parkhurst (1842 - 1933)

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A Quote by Charles Robert Darwin on body, discovery, and guidance

Every new body of discovery is mathematical in form, because there is no other guidance we can have.

Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882)

Source: N. Rose (ed.) Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC: Rome Press Inc., 1988.

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A Quote by Charles Robert Darwin on discovery, life, time, and value

A man who dares to waste an hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Charles Caleb Colton on discovery and mind

Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.

Charles Colton (c.1780 - 1832)

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A Quote by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. on animals, challenge, civilization, clarity, discovery, knowledge, life, men, plants, progress, quality, and science

Is civilization progress? The challenge, I think, is clear; and, as clearly, the final answer will be given not by our amassing of knowledge, or by the discoveries of our science, or by the speed of our aircraft, but by the effect of our civilized activities as a whole have upon the quality of our planet's life-the life of plants and animals as that of men.

Charles Lindbergh (1902 - 1974)

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A Quote by Calvin Trillin on direction, discovery, and food

It happens to be a matter of record that I was first in print with the discovery that the tastelessness of the food offered in American clubs varies in direct proportion to the exclusiveness of the club.

Calvin Trillin (1935 -)

Source: Third Helpings, Houghton Mifflin 1983

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A Quote by C. Northcote Parkinson on discovery, perfection, planning, progress, and time

Perfection of planning is a symptom of decay. During a period of exciting discovery or progress, there is no time to plan the perfect headquarters.

C. Northcote Parkinson

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A Quote by Boyd K. Packer on commitment, confidence, direction, discovery, expectation, gifts, god, individuality, learning, life, privilege, questions, and yielding

Perhaps the greatest discovery of my life, without question the greatest commitment, came when finally I had the confidence in God that I would loan or yield my agency to him-without compulsion or pressure, without any duress, as a single individual alone, by myself, no counterfeiting, nothing expected other than the privilege. In a sense, speaking figuratively, to take one's agency, that precious gift which the scriptures make plain is essential to life itself, and say, "I will do as you direct," is afterward to learn that in so doing you possess it all the more.

Boyd K. Packer (1924 -)

Source: Speeches of the Year, Provo: Brigham Young University, 1971, pp. 1-7., © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.Used by permission.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on discovery, mind, people, and persuasion

People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the mind of others.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: W. H. Auden and L. Kronenberger (eds.) The Viking Book of Aphorisms, New York: Viking Press, 1966.

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A Quote by Blaise Pascal on discovery and evil

I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

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