Possibilities Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Possibilities

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One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
~By Abraham Maslow ~


Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.
~By James Baldwin ~


I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.
~By Ken Burns ~


The nation did not begin to realize the extraordinary possibilities of the vast Western territory until its attention was thus suddenly and definitely concentrated on the Pacific by the annual addition of over fifty million dollars to the circulating medium.
~By John Moody ~


In short, we cannot grow, we cannot achieve authentic discovery, and our eyes cannot be cleansed to the truly beautiful possibilities of life, if we simply live a neutral existence.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities.
~By Leon Kass ~


Technology determines the possibilities of society. It doesn't matter whether you start out from a fascist state or a communist state or a free-market state.
~By Iain Banks ~


You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.
~By Ralph Marston ~


God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


Our thoughts and imagination are the only real limits to our possibilities.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn't consider himself part of a tradition.
~By Bill Laswell ~


Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions.
~By Norbert Wiener ~


I had been working in colour for ten years or so and looked at digital and liked the possibilities it gave me.
~By Fay Godwin ~


Nevertheless, I resist cynicism and continue to believe in the possibilities for genuine democracy.
~By William Greider ~


In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few.
~By Shunryu Suzuki ~


I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.
~By Henry James ~


As for the future, we are equally determined to explore all possibilities of getting rid, once and for all, of the huge Arab minority which originally threatened us.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
~By Aristotle ~


But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


I got sober. I stopped killing myself with alcohol. I began to think: 'Wait a minute - if I can stop doing this, what are the possibilities?' And slowly it dawned on me that it was maybe worth the risk.
~By Craig Ferguson ~


Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation, and the study of creation, matters would be to inaugurate new possibilities between spirituality and science that would shape the paradigms for culture, its institution, and its people.
~By Matthew Fox ~


Education makes children less dependent upon others and opens doors to better jobs and career possibilities.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


That feeling of freedom, open highways of possibilities, has kind of been lost to materialism and marketing.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


We really love all sports, but we don't think in the long term. The reason we did Kingpin was because there was a script we really liked and we saw the possibilities.
~By Peter Farrelly ~


The art of pictorial creation is so complicated - it is so astronomical in its possibilities of relation and combination that it would take an act of super-human concentration to explain the final realization.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities?
~By Albert Claude ~


Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are as many as hiding places.
~By Franz Kafka ~


A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
~By Lyman Abbott ~


The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.
~By Eda J. Le Shan ~


A deliberate choice on my part was for the player to continue to find new possibilities in the early Attic rooms far into the game. I think this builds atmosphere, though it means there's no neat division of the prologue from the middle game.
~By Graham Nelson ~


My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
~By Barack Obama ~


What is important is not what someone is but what he is waiting for. Not the events of life but its possibilities.
~By Dorothee Solle ~


I've been working on the soprano saxophone for 40 years, and the possibilities are astounding. It's up to you, the only limit is the imagination.
~By Steve Lacy ~


And we will accept the creation of the Iberian Federation of a socialist republic which will give each region the right to construct its life in accordance with its economic possibilities and political preponderance.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


You can do anything, literally, right? That's one of the exciting possibilities of the present.
~By Charles Olson ~


We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.
~By Queen Victoria ~


I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me.
~By Elena Kagan ~


We believe the currently one cannot speak of a revolutionary situation, just as there is no concrete possibilities of an immediate and comprehensive assumption of power by the people.
~By Joe Slovo ~


Perhaps it's the people whose lives have taken sudden new twists - people who have learned to embrace the creative possibilities of change - who stand the best chance of penetrating life's mysteries.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution.
~By Graham Greene ~


We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


In the southern half of the country perhaps no crop has larger possibilities for quick increase of production of food for both men and animals than the sweet potato.
~By David F. Houston ~


The mark of a living thing is to be involved in opposites (impossibilities): the living cell that has to be continually adapting itself to stay alive, with its identity.
~By Nicholas Mosley ~


Doing any job for too long limits your possibilities.
~By Michael Zaslow ~


The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
~By Gifford Pinchot ~


The individual always realizes only one of the possibilities in its development, which could always have taken a different turning whenever it has to make an important decision.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


If I was on a march at the moment I would be saying to everyone: 'Be honest with each other. Admit there are limitless possibilities in relationships, and love as many people as you can in whatever way you want, and get rid of your inhibitions, and we'll all be happy.
~By Ian Mckellen ~


I have argued above that we cannot prevent the Singularity, that its coming is an inevitable consequence of the humans' natural competitiveness and the possibilities inherent in technology.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


But basically what I like are the possibilities, and the fantasy element of the show. Not science fantasy so much, but fantasy, the humanistic elements and how people relate when they're in a dire situation or comedic situation.
~By Fisher Stevens ~


The American male doesn't mature until he has exhausted all other possibilities.
~By Wilfrid Sheed ~


To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
~By Albert Einstein ~


No, I think the future of humanity will be like the past, we'll do what we've always done and there will still be human beings. Granted, there will always be people doing something different and there are a lot of possibilities.
~By Octavia Butler ~


It seems everything is so full of possibilities one can hardly take it all in.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity.
~By Jack Bowman ~


Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


It is idleness that creates impossibilities; and where people don't care to do anything, they shelter themselves under a permission that it cannot be done.
~By Bishop Robert South ~


The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


If you love your life, you have to fight. If you believe in life and progress and possibilities, you have no choice.
~By Michael Zaslow ~


The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.
~By John Sculley ~


Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


We forget that this music, music made by my brothers and sisters, is still a baby. It's just beginning. When I think of the possibilities, it makes me smile.
~By Barry White ~


There is but one right, and the possibilities of wrong are infinite.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
~By Les Brown ~


Alleged "impossibilities" are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


Explore your mind, discover yourself, then give the best that is in you to your age and to your world. There are heroic possibilities waiting to be discovered in every person.
~By Wilferd A. Peterson ~


Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.
~By Charles Wesley ~


For us to maintain our way of living, we must tell lies to each other and especially to ourselves. The lies are necessary because, without them, many deplorable acts would become impossibilities.
~By Derrick Jensen ~


I don't know where I'm going to be in three years. Because I have the feeling that the future is so full of possibilities, to stop being an actress, to do something else... for me, the future is just a huge bunch of discoveries.
~By Audrey Tautou ~


It will always be the same possibilities, in sum or on the average, that go on repeating themselves until a man comes along who does not value the actuality above idea. It is he who first gives the new possibilities their meaning, their direction, and he awakens them.
~By Robert Musil ~


At 20, 25, 30, we begin to realise that the possibilities of escape are getting fewer. We have jobs, children, partners, debts. This is the part of us to which literary fiction speaks.
~By Mark Haddon ~


Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language.
~By Conrad Hall ~


Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
~By Mark Twain ~


Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


It is reality that awakens possibilities, and nothing would be more perverse than to deny it.
~By Robert Musil ~


My parents gave me stability and a belief in myself and in all the possibilities life has to offer. I was told the only limitations I would ever face were those I placed upon myself.
~By Dionne Warwick ~


Goodwill can be indicated in various ways. I raised that particular example because at that time I was in charge. Today, I'm not in a position to present other possibilities.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


Impossibilities are merely things of which we have not learned, or which we do not wish to happen.
~By Charles W. Chesnutt ~


There are many who are living far below their possibilities because they are continually handing over their individualities to others. Do you want to be a power I the world? Then be yourself.
~By Ralph W. Trine ~


The cosmical importance of this conclusion is profound and the possibilities it opens for the future very remarkable, greater in fact than any suggested before by science in the whole history of the human race.
~By Francis William Aston ~


We must remember that a photograph can hold just as much as we put into it, and no one has ever approached the full possibilities of the medium.
~By Ansel Adams ~


We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities.
~By Thomas Paine ~


I am never wrong when it comes to my possibilities.
~By Placido Domingo ~


It's absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities.
~By Samuel Goldwyn ~


Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities.
~By Terry Josephson ~


As one gets older one sees many more paths that could be taken. Artists sense within their own work that kind of swelling of possibilities, which may seem a freedom or a confusion.
~By Jasper Johns ~


It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia.
~By Frank Zappa ~


For future exploration, when we have the objective of going to the Moon, it is important to have several possibilities to go there, and within this framework of cooperation to have our own access to orbit around the Moon.
~By Alain Fournier ~


It's like there are all these languages available, especially in terms of image. Why confine yourself to only English? There's all these languages and possibilities and concepts to speak or communicate with.
~By William Wiley ~


The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
~By George Eliot ~


All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
~By Robert Collier ~


The network is opening up some amazing possibilities for us to reinvent content, reinvent collaboration.
~By Tim O'Reilly ~


Each generation's job is to question what parents accept on faith, to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation's system of values for a new age.
~By Frank Pittman ~


I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities of trying out all conceivable reactions with them, some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house, frightening my parents.
~By Richard Ernst ~


At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
~By Jean Houston ~


You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.
~By Deepak Chopra ~


Child prodigy is a curse because you've got all those terrible possibilities.
~By Itzhak Perlman ~

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