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discovery Quotes

22 of the best book quotes about discovery
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  2. #2
    ″‘This must be a simply enormous wardrobe!’ thought Lucy, going still further in and pushing the soft folds of the coats aside to make room for her. Then she noticed that there was something crunching under her feet. ‘I wonder is that more moth balls?’ she thought, stooping down to feel it with her hands. But instead of feeling the hard, smooth wood of the floor of the wardrobe, she felt something soft and powdery and extremely cold. ‘This is very queer,’ she said, and went on a step or two further.”
  3. #3
    “A sudden light burst in on me; these hints alone gave me the first glimpse of truth; I had discovered the key to the cipher.”
  4. #4
    “You were dead, you were sleeping the big sleep, you were not bothered by things like that, oil and water were the same as wind and air to you. You just slept the big sleep, not caring about the nastiness of how you died or where you fell. Me, I was part of the nastiness now. Far more a part of it than Rusty Regan was...”
  5. #5
    “He says the best way out is always through.
    And I agree to that, or in so far
    As that I can see no way out but through—
    Leastways for me — and then they’ll be convinced.”
  6. #6
    “Isn’t it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!”
  7. #7
    “I knew that what I was seeking to discover was a thing I’d always known. That all courage was a form of constancy. That it was always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals came easily.”
  1. #8
    “How easily murder is discovered!”
  2. #9
    “If heaven ever wishes to grant me a boon, it will be a total effacing of the results of a mere change which fixed my eye on a certain stray piece of shelf-paper.”
  3. #10
    “But silence, do you hear me? Silence upon the whole subject; and let no one get before us in this design of discovering the center of the earth.”
  4. #11
    ″And she was new to the school, so the rumors overshadowed everything else I knew about her.”
  5. #12
    “Somehow you’ll escape all that waiting and staying. You’ll find the bright places where Boom Bands are playing.”
  6. #13
    “I discovered it, ventured into it, and before long, sir, you too will have passed through my Arabian tunnel!”
  7. #14
    “What further inferences may we draw?”
    “Do none suggest themselves? You know my methods. Apply them!”
  1. #15
    “But someday you’ll reach them all, for what you learn today, for no reason at all, will help you discover all the wonderful secrets of tomorrow.”
  2. #16
    The world is a possibility if only you’ll discover it.
  3. #17
    “That truth first came to light a few weeks ago, at a party, with Hannah directly in front of me. An amazing moment when everything seemed to be falling into place.”
  4. #18
    “He felt himself trembling without control and he wanted to cry out loudly to stop the runaway horse of his brain. He had to find something! He raged in his mind. I won’t let it go!”
  5. #19
    “I want to learn everything about everything. I want to eat it all up. I want to discover myself.”
  6. #20
    “I’ve never felt that it was anything other than real: discovery rather than invention.”
  7. #21
    “Today, we’re still loaded down – and, to some extent, embarrassed – by ancient myths, but we respect them as part of the same impulse that has led to the modern, scientific kind of myth. But we now have the opportunity to discover, for the first time, the way the universe is in fact constructed as opposed to how we would wish it to be constructed.”
  8. #22
    “To skip any one of the billion acts in Columbus’s chain would have wholly changed his life. I have examined his billion of possible careers, and in only one of them occurs the discovery of America.”
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