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Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen,
by Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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

The source of this energy is the sun's radiation.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The real scientist is ready to bear privation and,
if need be, starvation rather than let anyone dictate
to him which direction his work must take.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Without energy life would be extinguished instantaneously,
and the cellular fabric would collapse.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

 

Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium.
There is no life without water.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions,
but also for the maintenance of its structure.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Investigations during the last few decades have brought
hydrogen instead of carbon,
and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life,
into the foreground.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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Whatever man does he must do first in his mind.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A vitamin is a substance that makes you ill if you don't eat it.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Research is to see what everybody else has seen,
and to think what nobody else has thought.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen,
and thinking what nobody else has thought.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

This oxidation of hydrogen in stages seems to be one
of the basic principles of biological oxidation.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Research is four things: brains with which to think,
eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and,
fourth, money.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The foodstuff, carbohydrate, is essentially a packet of hydrogen,
a hydrogen supplier, a hydrogen donor,
and the main event during its combustion is the splitting off of hydrogen.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

So I set out to study the oxidation system in the potato,
which, if damaged, causes the plant to turn brown.
I did this in the hope of discovering,
through these studies, the key to the understanding of adrenal function.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain,
attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal,
which we are clever enough to release,
but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless.
I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and
lift my glass to human solidarity,
to the ultimate victory of knowledge,
peace, good-will and understanding.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

I am the son of a small and far-away nation and the
other laureates have all come from different countries
from all over the world and we all were equally received
here with signs of sympathy.
- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

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

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

There's no wrong, only discovery...
- Byron Katie

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
- James Joyce

The process of scientific discovery is,
in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
- Albert Einstein

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

Every day is a new day -
a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action -
a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery.
TODAY, what is your goal?
What is your dream?
What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I have seen further, it is
by standing on the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

There is no logical way to the discovery
of these elemental laws.
There is only the way of intuition,
which is helped by a feeling
for the order lying behind the appearance.
- Albert Einstein

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

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

Sundance was started as a mechanism for the discovery
of new voices and new talent.
- Robert Redford

Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly
drops out of the darkness,
and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

This discovery convinced me of the power of crystallography
and led me to continue in this field.
- Robert Huber

If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery,
a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster.
- A. R. Ammons

Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what
I put in at the beginning.
A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one.
- Jonathan Carroll

The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself.
- Jacob Bronowski

The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity,
than the discovery of a new star.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands,
seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge.
It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
- Frederick Sanger

If I had a plot that was all set in advance,
why would I want go through the agony of writing the
novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery,
for me at any rate.
- Chaim Potok

In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order.
I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
- Will Durant

Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided,
the size of each group being determined by the natural
fertility of its locality.
- Arthur Keith

It's a discovery of a story when I write a book,
a case of inching ahead on each page and discovering
what's beyond in the darkness,
beyond where you're writing.
- Michael Ondaatje

Higher education must lead the march back to the fundamentals of human relationships,
to the old discovery that is ever new,
that man does not live by bread alone.
- John Hannah

There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis,
then you've made a measurement.
If the result is contrary to the hypothesis,
then you've made a discovery.
- Enrico Fermi

Painting is self-discovery.
Every good artist paints what he is.
- Jackson Pollock

The crucial discovery was made that,
in order to become painting,
the universe seen by the artist had to become a private one created by himself.
- Andre Malraux

Socialism, on the contrary, extends its function to
the description of society as it should be,
and the discovery of the means of making it what it should be.
- Benjamin Tucker

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
- Arthur Koestler

The delights of self-discovery are always available.
- Gail Sheehy

I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery,
but I didn't realize how important it would be until
we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it.
- Donald Johanson

The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.
- Frank Herbert

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

We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do;
and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

It soon became obvious that we were but on the threshold of the discovery.
- Howard Carter

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

The greatest discovery of my generation is that man
can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
- James Truslow Adams

A poem in form still has to have voice,
gesture, a sense of discovery, a metaphoric connection,
as any poetry does.
- Robert Morgan

It makes it very exciting don't you think to live in an age of,
of discovery of human personality this way?
- John Money

The gain is not the having of children;
it is the discovery of love and how to be loving.
- Polly Berrien Berends

My experience of ships is that on them one makes an
interesting discovery about the world.
One finds one can do without it completely.
- Malcolm Bradbury

We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts,
and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
- Buffalo Bill

Kids are finding out about the potential for discovery
online from other sources;
many of them have computers at home,
for instance, or their friends have them.
- Daniel Greenberg

In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems
to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations
is naturally received with much hesitation.
- Charles Lyell

In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been
understood for a long time,
perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention
of private property in real estate.
- Garrett Hardin

In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery
when you see the film and you say,
Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
- John Lithgow


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