voyage of discovery consists of not in
seeking new landscapes but in having new
~ Marcel Proust
seeing what everybody else has seen, and
thinking what nobody else has thought.
~ Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Most discoveries even today are a
combination of serendipity and of searching.
~ Siddhartha Mukherjee
Innovation is serendipity, so you don't know
what people will make.
~ Tim Berners-Lee
Just as both freedom and discipline are
necessary in life, serendipity and design
must coexist in a work to make it readable.
Start by clearing space in your schedule for
rest, daydreaming and serendipity. Take
breaks away from your desk, especially when
you get stuck on a
going to be the circumstances you can't plan
for. There's always the unexpected relevance
and the serendipity.
Synergy and serendipity often play a big
part in medical and scientific advances.
~ Julie Bishop
Serendipity always rewards the prepared.
~ Katori Hall
serendipity is this idea that we can help
people come across unexpected but helpful
connections at a better than random rate.
And in some ways it's based on trying to
reassess this notion of serendipitous as
lucky - to think of serendipitous as smart.
~ Ethan Zuckerman
call serendipity sometimes is just having
your eyes open.
Jose Manuel Barroso
Look deep into nature, and you will
understand everything better.
It's not that I'm so smart,
it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Record all your sudden
ideas. When you need to
invent something, go
through them and enjoy a colorful fountain of spin-off ideas triggered by
a synergy of previous relaxed ideation and current
need-driven creation "under the gun".
should do the hard work ‒
communication ‒ so users can do what
makes them happiest:
loving! That means
making our products work together
Cluster things in a different
way to discover something people need that they didnít know they
You have to leave the city
of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your
intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will
Scientific Approach to
first precept was never to accept a
thing as true
until I knew it as
such without a single doubt.
the function of
science to discover
the existence of a general reign of
order in nature and to find the
causes governing this order. And
this refers in equal measure to the
relations of men and to the entire
universe as a whole.
start where the last man left off.
I never did anything by accident,
nor did any of my inventions come by
accident; they came by