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I intend to use the following proverbs in a presentation:

"The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand" Frank Hebert "The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer" Edward R Murrow

The aim of my presentation is to articulate the value of research, in particular draw attention to the very source of motivation for embarking on the research journey.

These are beautiful proverbs, indeed, and I want to do justice to their authors.

I can only find online references to them (which in my view are not authoritative). Has anyone come across the actual source of these proverbs?

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closed as off topic by KitFox, Daniel, RegDwigнt Mar 29 '12 at 1:03

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This might or might not be on-topic over at Literature, but it's off-topic here. –  RegDwigнt Mar 29 '12 at 1:05

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