Every instrument that has been designed to be sensitive enough to detect weak light has always ended up discovering that the same thing: light is made of particles.
“Even though adult homosexuals have fought hard to win rights and liberties... too many people are still scandalized by the mere idea that youth Discovering their gay orientation could be given the same liberties and possibilities as straight ones. Whereas the discovery of heterosexual desire is celebrated as the sign that "he's becoming a man" and therefore largely encouraged, without anyone seeing any sort of proselytizing in it, it's a completely different story when it's homosexual desire that's surfacing. Everything happens as if gays and bisexuals under 18 didn't exist, or at least shouldn't exist.’
We had this whole big beautiful place for discovery, and all we could think to do with it was wipe out everything that made it worth Discovering.Buzz Aldrin
Imagine Discovering a continent so vast that it may have no end to its dimensions. Imagine a new world with more resources than all our future greed might exhaust, more opportunities than there will ever be entrepreneurs enough to exploit, and a peculiar kind of real estate that expands with development. Imagine a place where trespassers leave no footprints, where goods can be stolen infinite number of times and yet remain in the possession of their original owners, where business you never heard of can own the history of your personal affairs...john perry barlow
An intelligent, energetic, educated woman cannot be kept in four walls — even satin-lined, diamond-studded walls — without Discovering sooner or later that they are still a prison cell.pearl buck
What scientists are attached to is journeys into the unknown and Discovering things that are completely unexpected and baffling and surprising.brian cox
I think making mistakes and Discovering them for yourself is of great value.shelby foote
The act of writing is the act of Discovering what you believe.david hare
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and Discovering other people's weaknesses.william hazlitt
[Examiners] spend their lives in Discovering which pages of a text-book a man ought to read and which will not be likely to 'pay'.peter guthrie tait
Now it seems to me that we are in a universalising period... If we are to have world peace, we should have an understanding of all the idioms of beauty because the members of humanity who have created these idioms of beauty are going to be a part of us. And I would say that we are in a period when we are Discovering and becoming acquainted with these idioms for the first time.mark tobey
Serendipity is looking in a haystack for a needle and Discovering a farmer's daughter.
What I had not counted on was Discovering how closely a man could come to dying and still not die, or want to die. That, too, was mine; and it also is to the good. For that experience resolved proportions and relationships for me as nothing else could have done; and it is surprising, approaching the final enlightenment, how little one really has to know or feel sure about.richard e. byrd
Clarke's Second Law: The only way of Discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.arthur c. clarke
Many a writer has spent his life putting his favorite words in all the places they belong; but how many, like [E.E.] Cummings, have spent their lives putting their favorite words in all the places they don’t belong, thus Discovering many effects that no one had even realized were possible?Randall Jarrell
The classical theorists resemble Euclidean geometers in a non-Euclidean world who, Discovering that in experience straight lines apparently parallel often meet, rebuke the lines for not keeping straight as the only remedy for the unfortunate collisions which are occurring. Yet, in truth, there is no remedy except to throw over the axiom of parallels and to work out a non-Euclidean geometry.john maynard keynes
We often have need of a profound philosophy to restore to our feelings their original state of innocence, to find our way out of the rubble of things alien to us, to begin to feel for ourselves and to speak ourselves, and I might almost say to exist ourselves. Even if my philosophy does not extend to Discovering anything new, it does nevertheless possess the courage to regard as questionable what has long been thought true.Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
People who say this cracker is literally and physically the body of their god and that I'm doing this great act of heresy and sacrilege and horror -- even though I didn't actually do anything to it -- is disturbing. It's like Discovering there are witch doctors lurking in your community and they've been doing weird practices.pz myers
Authority and place demonstrate and try the tempers of men, by moving every passion and Discovering every frailty.Plutarch
The opening movements of Manipuri dance, chali ... required synchronisation in movement of almost all the parts of the body head, eye, neck, hands and legs. You keep Discovering different facets of yourself as you learn more about dance.
Obviously we have now had a number of very credible leads and there is increasing hope - no more than hope, no more than hope - that we might be on the road to Discovering what did happen to this ill-fated aircraft.
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and Discovering other people's weaknesses.
The systems approach goes on to Discovering that every world-view is terribly restricted.
I despaired of the possibility of Discovering the true laws by means of constructive efforts based on known facts. The longer and the more despairingly I tried, the more I came to the conviction that only the discovery of a universal formal principle could lead us to assured results.