15+ Quotes On The Joy Of Discovery

Discovery Quotes

November 14th, 2017   |   Updated on March 17th, 2020

1. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”-Aristotle


2. “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.”-Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison


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

4. “Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.”-Lewis Carroll


5. “One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”-A.A. Milne


6. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”-Mahatma Gandhi


7. “Traveling makes one modest – you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”-Gustave Flaubert


8. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”-Marcel Proust

9. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude” – Oprah Winfrey


10. “There’ll always be serendipity involved in discovery.” – Jeff Bezos


11. “There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.” – Thomas Carlyle


12. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” – Lee Iacocca

13. “It is of no use to discover our own faults and infirmities unless the discovery prompts up to amendment.” – John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams


14. “The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.” – Frank Herbert


15. “There is no better high than discovery.” – E. O. Wilson


16. “The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.” – Arthur Koestler


17. “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” – James Joyce

James Joyce


18. “The discovery of artemisinin was an example of successful collective efforts.” – Tu Youyou