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Most new discoveries are suddenly-seen things that were always there.

—Susanne K. Langer, 1942

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

—James Joyce, 1922

True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.

—Edith Wharton, 1924

Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable desire to seek the truth.

—Marcus Tullius Cicero, 45 BC

How gloriously legible are the constellations of the heavens!

—Anthony Trollope, 1859

The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a star.

—Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, 1825

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.

—Arthur Schopenhauer, 1851

One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

—André Gide, 1926

What one man can invent another can discover.

—Arthur Conan Doyle, 1905

What one man can invent another can discover.

—Arthur Conan Doyle, 1905
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