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


To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
~By Anatole Broyard ~


Humanity may endure the loss of everything; all its possessions may be turned away without infringing its true dignity - all but the possibility of improvement.
~By Johann Gottlieb Fichte ~


The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life - to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
~By Paul J. Meyer ~


Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


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


We believe in the dignity of every life, the possibility of every mind, the divinity of every soul. This is our true North.
~By Elizabeth Dole ~


Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.
~By Tony Blair ~


The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Without a possibility of change in meanings human communication could not perform its present functions.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


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


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


The mere thought hadn't even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind.
~By Douglas Adams ~


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 ~


The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals to justice is ever receding over the horizon.
~By Sara Paretsky ~


Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
~By Dalai Lama ~


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 ~


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


Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
~By Salvador Dali ~


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 attitude and capacity of the factory, the old metal table and the new ideas of the wooden furniture quickly and naturally suggested the possibility of metal furniture.
~By Donald Judd ~


The unutterable violence of the Holocaust shook our confidence in the possibility of telling any story of faith at all.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


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 ~


There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
~By Stevie Nicks ~


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 ~


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


I regret what happened. I saw no other possibility to achieve my goal. It was not hooliganism.
~By Mathias Rust ~


The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
~By Anita Brookner ~


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 ~


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 ~


Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
~By Golda Meir ~


The road to success, and by that I mean... the possibility of giving the best one has to the cause that one loves most, is not easy.
~By Louis Finkelstein ~


Nor should we exclude the possibility that Islamic terrorism may begin to make common cause with Western political extremists of the far Left and far Right.
~By Richard Perle ~


When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.
~By Bret Harte ~


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 ~


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 ~


Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.
~By E. F. Schumacher ~


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


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 ~


In twenty years you'll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked.
~By Mary Schmich ~


The good poet sticks to his real loves, those within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
~By Karl Shapiro ~


The unique danger today is the possibility that we may face longer-term stagnation as a consequence of relying too heavily on borrowed money.
~By Mortimer Zuckerman ~


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 ~


And when you're on your own there is that terrifying possibility that you may be the only person on the planet who thinks it's funny - and you have no way of finding out.
~By Denis Norden ~


In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


Though there is growing division among the Ukrainian military ranks as to loyalty in this revolution, the possibility of violence looms over the entire situation.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


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 ~


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 ~


But in most cases even the possibility that the correlations reflect shared genes is taboo.
~By Steven Pinker ~


Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great.
~By Cher ~


Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
~By Francis Quarles ~


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 ~


Once a profound truth has been seen, it cannot be 'unseen'. There's no 'going back' to the person you were. Even if such a possibility did exist... why would you want to?
~By Dave Sim ~


Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
~By Edward de Bono ~


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 ~


The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


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 ~


The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.
~By Charles Lamb ~


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


The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past.
~By Frank Knight ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Naturally, love's the most distant possibility.
~By Georges Bataille ~


So the thing I realized rather gradually - I must say starting about 20 years ago now that we know about computers and things - there's a possibility of a more general basis for rules to describe nature.
~By Stephen Wolfram ~


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


I really feel that the talent I have is acting. Freedom and the possibility of play-that is what I like to have.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.
~By Sun Tzu ~


Consciousness after death demonstrates the possibility of consciousness operating independently of the body.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


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 ~


Most of my recorded material has been in small group configurations. I have not released large orchestral works as recordings because it hasn't been within the realm of possibility.
~By Bill Dixon ~


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 ~


An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war, to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war, and to methods for coping with the consequences should war occur despite our efforts to avoid it.
~By Herman Kahn ~


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 ~


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


I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering possibility.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


Who of us knows or can by possibility arrive at a knowledge of the laws that govern our property and lives?
~By William H. Wharton ~


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


Right now, we have no possibility of politics because we have a one-party state.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles.
~By Annie Dillard ~


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


Were I to flatter myself with the possibility of success in such combat, it would indeed be presumption.
~By Anne Seward ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.
~By Charles Kettering ~


Without the faintest possibility of finding a job, I decided to devote myself to literature: it was about time to find out what I was worth as a writer.
~By Jose Saramago ~


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


I'm not really afraid of the dark, except if I'm walking. The thing that scares me the most is the possibility of walking into a wall and busting my lip.
~By Vin Diesel ~


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 ~


In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.
~By Peter L. Berger ~

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