Discovery

  • A great scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die.


    Discovery, Science, Truth

  • There are three stages in scientific discovery: first, people deny that it is true; then they deny that it is important; then they credit the wrong person.


    Discovery, Science

  • I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore and diverting myself in now and again finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.


    Discovery

  • There are three stages of scientific discovery; first people deny that it is true; then they deny that it is important; finally they credit the wrong person.


    Discovery

  • They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but water.


    Discovery

  • One has to discover everything for oneself. And get over it all alone.


    Discovery

  • A journey of self-discovery starts with a single step, but so does falling down a flight of stairs.


    Discovery

  • If you haven’t found something strange during the day, it hasn’t been much of a day.


    Discovery