quote by Denis Diderot

Those who fear the facts will forever try to discredit the fact-finders.

— Denis Diderot

Most Powerful Finder quotations

A photographer who made a picture from a splendid moment, an accidental pose of someone or a beautiful scenery, is the finder of a treasure.

Finder quote A poet's job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the na
A poet's job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the names of things.

How will you use the years God gives you? Will you be remembered for being a fault-finder? Or will you be known for your quick smile, the laugh lines around your eyes, and the twinkle deep within? After all, God gives you your face, but you provide the expression!

Let a man neither give himself over to pleasures .

.. nor yet let him give himself over to self-mortification ... To the exclusion of both these extremes, the Truth-Finder has discovered a middle course.

Most people can't find love because they're picky, they overanalyze and they find things wrong in people. We call them flaw finders.

The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the alms-house as brightly as from the rich man's abode.

Love your life, poor as it is. You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poor-house.

In Survivor and Finder's Fee, it is about what you would do if you could get away with it. Survivor is about your own integrity and where you draw your own ethical and moral lines. There are no rules.

The finder of his theme will be at no loss for words.

The chronic kicker, even the most violent critic, will frequently soften and be subdued in the presence of a patient, sympathetic listener— a listener who will be silent while the irate fault-finder dilates like a king cobra and spews the poison out of his system.

In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder.

It could have been made to point in any direction - north, south, east or west.

And that was the way The deuce was to pay As it always is, at the close of the day That gave us

The fault finder will find faults even in paradise and thereby miss the joys that recognition of the positives bring.

Finders were keepers unless title was proven.

The most impressive person I've ever met? Elaine Wynn is no slouch.

She's a much better person than me. But I've got her. Finders keepers, losers weepers. And it's been forty-seven years.

In the next century or two, we humans will have planet-finder telescopes that span our solar system with mirrors strewn from here to Jupiter, giving us enormous angular resolution so we can do the kind of science that a self-respecting advanced civilization ought to be doing. We should someday be imaging the continents on other planets. We can't do that yet, but aliens can do that already, so they know we are here.

In the power and splendor of the universe, inspiration waits for the millions to come. Man has only to strive for it. Poems greater than the Iliad, plays greater than Macbeth, stories more engaging than Don Quixote await their seeker and finder.

Followers of trails and of seasons, breakers of camp in the little dawn wind, seekers of watercourses over the wrinkled rind of the world, o seekers, o finders of reasons to be up and be gone.

Man ... feels lost without the direction-finder provide by progress.

However mean your life is, meet it and live it;

do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are richest. The fault-finder will find faults even in paradise. Love your life, poor as it is. You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poor-house.

The goose we retained until this morning, when there were signs that, in spite of the slight frost, it would be well that it should be eaten without delay. Its finder has carried it off therefore to fulfil the ultimate destiny of a goose.

A poet's job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the names of things.

Whether one moves slowly or with speed, the one who is a seeker will be a finder.

Choose to be a love-finder rather than a faultfinder.

The weapons laboratory of Los Alamos stands as a reminder that our very power as pattern finders can work against us, that it is possible to discern enough of the universe's underlying order to tap energy so powerful that it can destroy its discoverers or slowly poison them with its waste.

There's probably more history now preserved underwater than in all the museums of the world combined. And there's no law governing that history. It's finders keepers.

We have a responsibility in our time, as others have had in theirs, not to be prisoners of history but to shape history, a responsibility to fill the role of path-finder, and to build with others a global network of purpose and law.

Time is a measure of space, just as a range-finder is a measure of space, but measuring locks us into the place we measure.

You will observe that the stories told are all about money-seekers, not about money-finders.

The fault-finder will find faults even in paradise.

Love your life, poor as it is. You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poor-house. The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the alms-house as brightly as from the rich man's abode; the snow melts before its door as early in the spring. I do not see but a quiet mind may live as contentedly there, and have as cheering thoughts, as in a palace.