„There is no better high than discovery.“

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„The dearest among you to God (the High), is the one whose deeds and behavior are better than others.“

—  Ali Zayn al-Abidin Great-grandson of the Prophet Muhammad 659 - 713
Religious wisdom, Majlisi, Bihārul Anwār, vol.78, p. 136.

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„Better have failed in the high aim, as I,
Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed,—
As, God be thanked! I do not.“

—  Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), The Inn Album, iv.

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„A method is more important than a discovery, since the right method will lead to new and even more important discoveries.“

—  Lev Landau Soviet physicist 1908 - 1968
reported by Lance Dixon http://www.preposterousuniverse.com/blog/2013/10/03/guest-post-lance-dixon-on-calculating-amplitudes/

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„Every discovery takes place in more than a scientific context.“

—  Charles J. Pedersen American organic chemist 1904 - 1989
in his Nobel lecture http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1987/pedersen-lecture.html, December 8, 1987.

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„It is safer to try to understand the low in the light of the high than the high in the light of the low.“

—  Leo Strauss Classical philosophy specialist and father of neoconservativism 1899 - 1973
Liberalism Ancient and Modern (1968), Context: It is safer to try to understand the low in the light of the high than the high in the light of the low. In doing the latter one necessarily distorts the high, whereas in doing the former one does not deprive the low of the freedom to reveal itself as fully as what it is. p. 225

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„Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery — what it all means…“

—  Martha Graham American dancer and choreographer 1894 - 1991
New York Times interview (1985)

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„You are better than your god. You are better than your religion.“

—  Matt Dillahunty American activist 1969
The Atheist Experience, Context: You are better than your god. You are better than your religion. So am I, so is damn near everybody on the planet. I wish you people would wake up and see this. Stop apologizing for this! [holds up The Bible] It's not the Good Book, there's nothing good about it. All it does is poison minds. All it does is make you sacrifice your humanity— the only thing that you have that is of any value— in order to sit around in deference to your gods. Episode 578: "Still More Scamlets" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDcLAeTm5AY, Channel Austin (November 9, 2008)

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