Posts Tagged ‘discovery’

Mistake Discovery

Posted: November 29, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” -James Joyce

“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” -Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

“Don’t be discouraged by failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we will afterwards carefully avoid.” -John Keats

“A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.” -James Joyce

Teaching Art

Posted: September 22, 2017 in Thought for the Day
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“The art of teaching is the art of assisting in discovery.” -Mark Van Doran

Secret Discovery

Posted: December 13, 2016 in Thought for the Day
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“The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts.” -Bryant H. McGill

“We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success.  We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.” -Samuel Smiles