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discoveries Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about discoveries
  1. #1
    “Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish.”
  2. #2
    “Behind me lay the increasingly solemn silhouette of what was no longer really a lighthouse but instead a kind of reliquary.”
  3. #3
    “An absence is not a presence, but still with each new depiction of a thistle, a shiver worked deeper and deeper into my spine.”
  4. #4
    “After a while, a kind of unease came over me as I began to perceive a terrible presence hovering in the background of these entries. I saw the Crawler or some surrogate approaching in that space just beyond the thistle, and the single focus of the journal keeper a way of coping with that horror.”
  5. #5
    “Then we noticed that in the second pillow was the indentation of a head. One of us lifted something from it, and leaning forward, that faint and invisible dust dry and acrid in the nostrils, we saw a long strand of iron-gray hair.”
  6. #6
    “A traveler I am, and a navigator, and every day I discover a new region within my soul.”
  7. #7
    “Above all subjects of study, Science is conveyed, is propagated, by books, or by private teaching; experiments and investigations are conducted in silence; discoveries are made in solitude.”
  8. #8
    “Six hours after that a second and very excited message told of the frantic, beaver-like work whereby a shallow shaft had been sunk and blasted; culminating in the discovery of slate fragments with several markings approximately like the one which had caused the original puzzlement.”
  9. #9
    “One aspect of modern life which strikes me very much is the elimination of the individual.”
  10. #10
    “When I found the train was not going in the direction I wanted, I jumped off.”
  11. #11
    “At the very moment that humans discovered the scale of the universe and found that their most unconstrained fancies were in fact dwarfed by the true dimensions of even the Milky Way Galaxy, they took steps that ensured that their descendants would be unable to see the stars at all.”