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Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.
~By Ann Oakley ~


The president said nothing about the views of government in regard to the possibility of Carolinas seceding. This however was frequently spoken of by other statesmen at the North. I think they were unanimous in this, that no army would be sent here.
~By John Bachman ~


Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.
~By Benito Mussolini ~


It's typical of Italian culture that we only start to feel emotional about something when we have the possibility to see it in front of us. By February, Italy will have Olympic fever.
~By Alberto Tomba ~


In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog.
~By Edward Hoagland ~


I suppose what's happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book, and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out. For instance I have a section of the book where I talk about the possibility of torture.
~By Peter Singer ~


To be honest, I think we should find first the possibility to make it. Research is first - if you're not interested, you never can find something. Many things happen from forgotten machines - ones that are no longer used.
~By Issey Miyake ~


There certainly does seem a possibility that the detective story will come to an end, simply because the public will have learnt all the tricks.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


This possibility bothered me as I thought it was not advisable to remain in one academic environment, and the long dark winters in Edinburgh could be rather dismal.
~By Paul Nurse ~


I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on.
~By Helen Gahagan ~


The only compensation, gained through the influence of nongovernmental organizations, consisted in slightly broadening for private individuals the possibility of access and appeal to the agencies enforcing the Covenant concerned with civil and political rights.
~By Rene Cassin ~


It bothers me to know there is the possibility that I as a Christian would be not only an underdog, but that I would be trodden upon if I claimed that I was a Christian.
~By Lee Greenwood ~


The German people were not denied, however, the possibility of improving their lot by hard work over the years. Industrial growth and progress were not denied them.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


A performance art piece is unprecedented. It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility of never being done before.
~By Jack Bowman ~


The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that you aren't even left with the possibility of taking revenge or punishing anyone; the terrorist is killed along with his victims, his blood mixing with theirs.
~By A. B. Yehoshua ~


The physical extinction of the human race is one possibility.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
~By Douglas Adams ~


As to the war with Japan, the President had already received my memorandum in general as to the possibility of getting a substantial unconditional surrender from Japan which I had written before leaving Washington and which he had approved.
~By Henry L. Stimson ~


They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings where the non-commercial material will have air time. There's no possibility of that here right now, none.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


The most all penetrating spirit before which will open the possibility of tilting not tables, but planets, is the spirit of free human inquiry. Believe only in that.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


Though I acted in hundreds of productions, appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus, I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting. The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me.
~By Fred Melamed ~


Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others.
~By David Soul ~


A happy home is one in which each spouse grants the possibility that the other may be right, though neither believes it.
~By Don Fraser ~


An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
~By Alice Walker ~


People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again.
~By Norman Ralph Augustine ~


So this is the space during tutoring hours. It's very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students' work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.
~By Dave Eggers ~


There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.
~By Susan Anton ~


The search is what anyone would undertake if he were not sunk in the everydayness of his own life. To become aware of the possibility of the search is to be onto something. Not to be onto something is to be in despair.
~By Walker Percy ~


I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk.
~By Rosalynn Carter ~


God ceases to be God only for those who can admit the possibility of His non-existence, and that conception is in itself the most severe punishment they can suffer.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.
~By Dorothea Brande ~


I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better.
~By Bob Barker ~


We're in a new world. We're in a world in which the possibility of terrorism, married up with technology, could make us very, very sorry that we didn't act.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
~By John Updike ~


And the buying of new machinery meant not only the possibility of production, but even the new technology, 'cos as I mentioned before, we were back of seven, eight years.
~By Gianni Agnelli ~


To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.
~By William Cobbett ~


My position is not that John Kerry is either Jesus Christ or the prophet Mohammad. My position is that John Kerry is the possibility of restarting politics.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


Without television and mass communication, that knowledge wouldn't exist. So I think it actually has the possibility of turning people into more understanding and more empathetic people.
~By John Warnock ~


We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth.
~By Neville Chamberlain ~


The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you removed the possibility of doing something.
~By Chauncey Depew ~


A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility. Muslim countries won't talk to you.
~By Geena Davis ~


And since Italy was involved in the space station as well as signed an agreement with NASA. And when the possibility to enter the 1996 Mission Specialist class.
~By Umberto Guidoni ~


It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


It didn't seem remotely possible. I had no idea how people got those jobs, I didn't know what the steps were, it never even dawned on me. It seemed so outside the realm of possibility.
~By Chuck Klosterman ~


What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility. If you haven't sensed that possibility you don't get started in the same way, you don't feel you can have an impact.
~By Henry Hampton ~


Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility.
~By Dale Dauten ~


The problem for Rome, then, is how and when the intervention should be done with a sense of the possibility of going too far in limiting the freedom of theologians. This is not an easy time - neither for Rome nor for the theologians.
~By Godfried Danneels ~


However, when my parents married in 1945, China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning grew increasingly remote, and they decided to begin their family in the United States.
~By Steven Chu ~


There was a possibility I could have been under surveillance.
~By Julius Rosenberg ~


Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
~By Ayn Rand ~


I thank the Creator of the universe to have discovered the discipline of music was the greatest gift that I could have been given, the possibility to be a student working in the world.
~By Anthony Braxton ~


Everything I write comes from my childhood in one way or another. I am forever drawing on the sense of mystery and wonder and possibility that pervaded that time of my life.
~By Kate DiCamillo ~


I still love to play chess. So I do not even spend a minute on the possibility to step back.
~By Anatoly Karpov ~


It wasn't on my agenda, but the thing about getting important awards is it makes the adventure of your career have a little more possibility. I think just what's happened so far is already making the opportunities more interesting, even though I'm at the twilight of my career of like 48 years.
~By Jackie Weaver ~


The human imagination has already come to conceive the possibility of recreating human society.
~By Edmund Wilson ~


It is very kind of you to consider the possibility of my working in Pasadena, an idea which certainly is attractive, especially since it would hold out the prospect of your cooperation or advice.
~By Karl Landsteiner ~


My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone?
~By Bruce Sterling ~


But I think the possibility of a black and white society feeding each other's expertises, living harmoniously, will probably go along in fits and starts now but at least it has a great constitution now to back it up.
~By Janet Suzman ~


Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it.
~By Amelia Earhart ~


If there exists no possibility of failure, then victory is meaningless.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan.
~By Jared Diamond ~


Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority - literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
~By Ignazio Silone ~


Americans are rightly concerned about the security and the integrity of the nation's borders because the system is broken. Some are concerned about the possibility of terrorists crossing our borders and coming into our cities.
~By Chris Cannon ~


If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility.
~By Robert Musil ~


The face of a lover is an unknown, precisely because it is invested with so much of oneself. It is a mystery, containing, like all mysteries, the possibility of torment.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling.
~By Frances Burney ~


Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility.
~By Kate D. Wiggins ~


Well, I'm not excusing the fact that planning and preparedness was not where it should be. We've known for 20 years about this hurricane, this possibility of this kind of hurricane.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


There is no earthly reason why a solo string instrument or voice, having the possibility to play or sing pure intonation, should want, or try, to be tempered.
~By Lara St. John ~


On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.
~By Bobby Jindal ~


Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.
~By Willie Dixon ~


There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I hold that the mark of a genuine idea is that its possibility can be proved, either a priori by conceiving its cause or reason, or a posteriori when experience teaches us that it is in fact in nature.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


Also everyone's hearts are in the right place when you do a small movie. You're not doing it for the money; you're not doing it for the possibility of an Oscar nomination. You are doing it because you love the material.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
~By John Lennon ~


In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters.
~By Richard Gere ~


One of the glories of English simplicity is the possibility of using the same word as noun and verb.
~By Edward Sapir ~


The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something.
~By Gamal Abdel Nasser ~


The very impossibility in which I find myself to prove that God is not, discovers to me his existence.
~By Voltaire ~


First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations, pointing at the possibility of a future war.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to.
~By Larry Elder ~


The impossibility of a retreat makes no difference in the situation of men resolved to conquer or die; and, believe me, my friends, if your conquest could be bought with the blood of your general, he would most cheerfully resign a life which he has long devoted to his country.
~By James Wolfe ~


I do not rule out the possibility of being prime minister of India one day, but there is still time.
~By Lalu Prasad Yadav ~


I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.
~By Clara Barton ~


The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.
~By Denis Diderot ~


The meaning of this observation is unclear, but it raises the unfortunate possibility of ambiguous triplets; that is, triplets which may code more than one amino acid. However one would certainly expect such triplets to be in a minority.
~By Francis Crick ~


I wish, naturally to prevent the possibility that someone may write an accidental, superficial, incomplete and perhaps untrue picture of me.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there.
~By Johnny Depp ~


While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially it is an impossibility.
~By Lee De Forest ~


I dwell in possibility.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


It's a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own art. When you don't have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness. A devastating possibility when finally time is your own.
~By Julian Schnabel ~


Our findings with reference to organized crime was that organized crime as an entity didn't participate in the assassination of the president. However, we were unable to preclude the possibility of individual members of organized crime having participated.
~By Louis Stokes ~


We decided to try in vitro, because both Peter and I felt we couldn't handle another failure. When I miscarried after that, we had to come to terms with the possibility that this wasn't meant to be.
~By Christie Brinkley ~


They're just not into doing sequels after Toy Story so I don't think that's a possibility. But if they did, well sure, you'd have to do it. And I'd want to do it.
~By Craig T. Nelson ~


When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there.
~By Dan Quayle ~

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