Quotation Explorer - 'Discovering'

A great frustration in life is discovering that sometimes those who say something can't be done turn out to be right.
Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics.
She was discovering once again that reading and writing were not the same-you couldn't just soak it up then squeeze it out again. - David Nicholls
The act of writing is the act of discovering what you believe. - David Hare
Life is about discovering your passion and creating a fire to burn inside of you. Let your passion drive you! - Chris Burkmenn
30 cents, two transfers, loveThinking hard about you I got on the bus and paid 30 cents car fare and asked the driver for two transfers before discovering that I was alone. - Richard Brautigan
Letting go of who you're supposed to be and discovering who you really are is a journey of many experiences, but certainty is not one of them. No matter how long you wait, it'll never feel safe enough. Plunge in anyway. - Vironika Tugaleva
Love is the delightful interval between meeting a beautiful girl and discovering that she looks like a haddock. - John Barrymore
Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life. - Eudora Welty
It [discovering Finnish] was like discovering a wine-cellar filled with bottles of amazing wine of a kind and flavour never tasted before. It quite intoxicated me. - J.R.R. Tolkien
I keep drawing the trees, the rocks, the river, I'm still learning how to see them; I'm still discovering how to render their forms. I will spend a lifetime doing that. Maybe someday I'll get it right. - Alan Lee
I think that Gnosticism is about discovering the way that God has turned into you, and then realizing that if you can describe how it is that God turned into you, you can reverse the process. - Stevan L. Davies
Discovering what you want out of life is hard, having the courage to full fill it is even harder! - Stephanie Kingsmore
I am discovering that I can live far better without cynicism than I can without trust. - Steve Goodier
Its not about reaching a Peak but to develop an attitude of discovering new Peaks in Life! - Harrish Sairaman
Discovering Distilled Creativity"Amazing how sitting down to listen with no distractions - no tv, no devices, no radio - can enhance your life; the sigh of the wind the only ambient noise. Then, in that still moment, your distilled creativity comes because you feel so connected to the Universe. - Sandra Sealy
Nothing is perfect and this is the perfect reason for men to keep on learning, understanding and discovering. - Dee Dee Artner
Soon we shall discover that the temple of all humanity is nothing less that the Temple of the Living God!" ~ Chapter One, "The Awakening" ~ Discovering the Bliss of your True Divine Reality - Linda De Coff
I did what most writers do at their beginnings: emulated my elders, imitated my peers, thus turning away from any possibility of discovering truths beneath my skin and behind my eye. - Ray Bradbury
Finding out that you are not your lover’s only lover hurts, but not as much as discovering that you are the side chick or the side dick. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I've been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
The scariest part of discovering that you have the power to change your life, is not doubting if you can do what it takes to achieve your goals: it is the realization that you are now responsible, and there’s nothing out of yourself to blame. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Suffering has many faces. If we discover the roots of one suffering, we are at the same time discovering the roots of others. - Thich Nhat Hanh
But the only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. - Arthur C. Clarke
A human being must have an auxiliary means of discovering the truth, a means that exists outside of his own belief or outside any alleged revelation. Otherwise…well, who’s to say he isn’t insane? - Michael Vito Tosto
School was the unhappiest time of my life and the worst trick it ever played on me was to pretend that it was the world in miniature. For it hindered me from discovering how lovely and delightful and kind the world can be, and how much of it is intelligible. - E.M. Forster
When a human being is born the first thing he does is crying.. The rest of his life he'll spend discovering why... - Erik Tanghe
Life is all about exploring yourself, discovering yourself and grooming yourself, then you will surely stop negative thinking. - Ehabib
Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world. - Thomas Moore
Just a child is free to wander in one's father's garden, discovering little or big things; it is left to the seeker to grow unto the Nature of the Absolute. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities for which they were previously unaware.
To judge someone is to say that I have the right to define who they are, verses understanding that God has handed me the priceless privilege of discovering who they are. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The purpose of discovering your purpose is so that you can fulfill it. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Life is a great novel, discovering your calling is the far better sequel - Carl Henegan
The best job in the world is discovering life for yourself. - Marty Rubin
Life is about discovering things worth dying for. - Criss Jami
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary. - Boris Pasternak
Life is a surprise waiting, every moment we are discovering that surprise. - Debasish Mridha
I think making mistakes and discovering them for yourself is of great value, but to have someone else to point out your mistakes is a shortcut of the process. - Shelby Foote
The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation. You are not discovering yourself, but creating yourself anew. Seek therefore, not to find out Who You Are, but seek to determine Who You Want to Be. - Neale Donald Walsch
I think falling in love is like discovering the magic of books. You think to yourself, 'how was I living before this? - Kamand Kojouri
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. - Arthur C. Clarke
Knowledge empowers people with our most powerful tool: the ability to think and decide. There is no power for change greater than a child discovering what he or she cares about. (Speech about Global Warming read on the National Mall for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, 2010) - Seymour Simon
I am ambitious. I set goals; not because I am ungrateful for what I have, but because I am happy with who I am. I enjoy the experience of rising above my perceived limitations and discovering new levels of my capabilities. - Steve Maraboli
Art invites us to become explorers and excavators of our vast internal landscapes, discovering new terrain and digging deep into the past to unearth forgotten experiences and emotion. - Jaeda DeWalt
Bach is an astronomer, discovering the most marvellous stars. Beethoven challenges the universe. I only try to express the soul and the heart of man. - Frédéric Chopin
The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are, The second greatest is being happy with what you find. - Auliq Ice
Jacen reflected bitterly that a large part of growing up seemed to involve watching everything change, and discovering that all changes are permanent. That nothing ever changes back. That you can’t go home again. - Matthew Woodring Stover
Discovering passion and purpose requires figuring out what works and what doesn't. Mature, successful people establish their on rules. These rules are measured by only one standard: do they work? - Robert A. Glover
Work therefore is the paramount key to discovering yourself. - Sunday Adelaja
I feel like I am either on the cusp of something great, or standing on the edge of my abyss, discovering something brand new, or uncovering somebody elses lost imagination. - Carroll Bryant
The essence of living is discovering. Indeed, it is the joy of discovering that makes life worth the effort.
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