Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)
Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.
Thomas Pickering (1931 - )
I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts.