Possibility Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Possibility

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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 ~


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


You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried. 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


My hope that the Church will emerge as a strong leader in society is just that a hope. What I described in The Catholic Moment is not a prophecy but the outline of a possibility. There are no guarantees that my hopes expressed in The Catholic Moment will ever be realised.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless possibility but by the banality of the social order they have erected against it.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


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 ~


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 ~


All I wanted with that film was to represent the possibility that there might be normal people who are Muslim or Arab with the same fears, responsibilities, hopes.
~By Tony Shalhoub ~


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


Our work is before us. It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must not be passed to future generations. May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity. And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
~By Rick Perry ~


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 ~


Creation implies authority in the sense of originator. The possibility of a 'Fall' is implied in a Covenant insofar as the idea of a Covenant implies the possibility of its being violated.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
~By Robert Wilson Lynd ~


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 dwell in possibility.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students.
~By Christopher Dodd ~


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 ~


Of course, with the increasing number of aeroplanes one gains increased opportunities for shooting down one's enemies, but at the same time, the possibility of being shot down one's self increases.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It fills one with a sense of architectural possibility.
~By Paul Goldberger ~


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 ~


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


A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.
~By Howard Thurman ~


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


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


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 ~


Once again, no one in charge had given any thought to the possibility that a woman would be involved.
~By Andrea Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Abroad, they have covered pretty much all subjects, explored every possibility, every twist. So similarities between ideas you have and those filmed abroad are quite possible.
~By Ajay Devgan ~


Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel of declining possibility.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


There exists, between people in love, a kind of capital held by each. This is not just a stock of affects or pleasure, but also the possibility of playing double or quits with the share you hold in the other's heart.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves.
~By Auberon Herbert ~


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 ~


We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.
~By Karl Barth ~


Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.
~By Sun Tzu ~


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 ~


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


Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity.
~By Arnold H. Glasgow ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


As soon as you judge communication a little more rigorously, there is a possibility that the message will not be democratized. I have to say what I believe to be right. I have to spread out the statement among all the means of expression available to us at present.
~By Alexander Kluge ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


As an actor there's no autonomy, unless you're prepared to risk the possibility of starving.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


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 ~


Chris Cooper once told me to never have any regrets. After Chris said that to me, I walk into every scene thinking, 'exhaust every possibility.' Once you get to a certain place, it's like you just deliver everything you've got. Don't have any regrets. It pops up in my mind over and over and over again.
~By Jake Gyllenhaal ~


These clashes are the only evolu-tionary possibility which will enable us one day, now that Fate has given us the Fuehrer Adolf Hitler, to create the Germanic Reich.
~By Heinrich Himmler ~


This experience actually means the very opposite: the largest military power was unable to stop such a sensitive attack and will be unable to rule out such a possibility in the future. Precisely this is the background to the United States' military interventions.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


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


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 ~


Most of us don't have to worry about being shot of we poke our noses outside. So we are comfortable, but the people I'm writing about are definitely not comfortable, and being shot while they're still inside is a good possibility.
~By Octavia Butler ~


The question of sexual dominance can exist only in the nightmare of that soul which has armed itself, totally, against the possibility of the changing motion of conquest and surrender, which is love.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


The poor prey on one another because their lives offer no hope and communicate the tragic message to these human beings that they have no possibility to attain a decent standard of living.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~

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