Potential Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Potential

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Art must unquestionably have a social value; that is, as a potential means of communication it must be addressed, and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
~By Rockwell Kent ~


We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening. The approach will allow us to pay more attention to those potential terrorists.
~By John Pistole ~


It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.
~By Lynn Davies ~


It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.
~By Brad Henry ~


We've already gotten a significant grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and a university consortium. I think the whole sector of Foundations, potentially with government support, is promising - more than promising, I think, it's substantial.
~By Mitch Kapor ~


Most of them are doomed to rapid extinction, but a few may make evolutionary inventions, such as physiological, ecological, or behavioral innovations that give these species improved competitive potential.
~By Ernst Mayr ~


With the crowds on your side, it's easier to play up to your potential.
~By Julius Erving ~


The greatest barrier to someone achieving their potential is their denial of it.
~By Simon Travaglia ~


Always sing below your potential.
~By Nellie Melba ~


Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


Every day, people settle for less than they deserve. They are only partially living or at best living a partial life. Every human being has the potential for greatness.
~By Bo Bennett ~


I remember fear and I remember the potential of nuclear war.
~By Jack Scalia ~


One can say of language that it is potentially the only human home, the only dwelling place that cannot be hostile to man.
~By John Berger ~


The comparison to the old world is something to get excited about. We have the potential for more choice and innovation, and a different regulatory environment that doesn't place as much weight on economic regulations of terms and conditions.
~By Michael K. Powell ~


We can reach our potential, but to do so, we must reach within ourselves. We must summon the strength, the will, and the faith to move forward - to be bold - to invest in our future.
~By John Hoeven ~


I think the potential for man is so enormous, if we can stay alive long enough, we're going to be seeing a lot of what Star Trek is projecting.
~By Brent Spiner ~


Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.
~By Alexis Herman ~


The Iraqi Free Press, which did not exist 18 months ago because there was no such thing as the Iraqi Free Press, broke a story about the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, which could potentially turn out to be the largest scandal in history.
~By Chris Chocola ~


I think Linux is a great thing, in the big picture. It's a great hacker's tool, and it has a lot of potential to become something more.
~By Jamie Zawinski ~


Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
~By Maria Montessori ~


We have it. The smoking gun. The evidence. The potential weapon of mass destruction we have been looking for as our pretext of invading Iraq. There's just one problem - it's in North Korea.
~By Jon Stewart ~


The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency.
~By Bobby R. Inman ~


Before you approach a production entity or even a potential producer, you should write up a treatment and register your show with the Writers Guild of America.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


Most people in this society who aren't actively mad are, at best, reformed or potential lunatics.
~By Susan Sontag ~


Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous.
~By Kent Conrad ~


In fact, the place where we have indicted more terrorists or potential terrorists, is our Northern border.
~By Tom Tancredo ~


So, for example, if a child is labeled as having a learning disability, it has very concrete consequences for the kinds of services and potentially accommodations that child will get.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life.
~By Potter Stewart ~


The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding the age of the deposits and their economic potential was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose.
~By Louis Leakey ~


The people who really got me off were dealing with the musical potential of the Instrument.
~By Max Roach ~


We know that if al Queda or one of these terrorist organizations were to get a weapon of mass destruction from Iraq, that they would have no hesitation about using it to catastrophic consequences; the potential is for hundreds of thousands of casualties.
~By Paul Cellucci ~


Even if I don't release it myself, somebody else might hear it and want to record it. When you write a song, it gives it that potential.
~By Smokey Robinson ~


In examining the potential of individuals, we must focus on their strengths and not just their mistakes. We cannot be limited by what they may have spilled in the kitchen.
~By William Pollard ~


The knee just isn't 100 percent. It's hard to be out there when you know that you can't play at your best and could potentially make it worse.
~By Serena Williams ~


We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
~By Mary McLeod Bethune ~


Most of the scientific community believes that for the full potential of embryonic stem cell research to be reached, the number of cell lines readily available to scientists must increase.
~By Ron Kind ~


As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.
~By Bobby Sherman ~


Today, children are watching more and more television, and are bombarded over and over with images and content that have the potential to dramatically influence their behavior.
~By Tim Murphy ~


God's angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.
~By Billy Graham ~


The serious problems facing the world today will never be solved until women are able to use their full potential on behalf of themselves, their families, and their global and local communities, as the World Bank and others have discovered.
~By Jenny Shipley ~


In Wisconsin, We're at the forefront of research that might one day bring cures for diseases like Parkinsons and Alzheimers, and we must seize its great potential.
~By Jim Doyle ~


My wife had taken off on a plane. Two airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center. I, of course, like any other person, felt potentially devastated, panicky a little bit.
~By Ted Olson ~


I'm set to have my best year ever: I'm hiring some acts and there will be a show in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening. I'm going to use my theater to its fullest potential.
~By Mickey Gilley ~


We can not underestimate the potential harm North Korea's capabilities can cause for the rest of the world.
~By Zach Wamp ~


We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


I think the potential for the program at the risk of sounding self-serving is large, some would say even limitless, so I'm excited about it and I think it can even pass next year.
~By Harold Ford ~


The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation that reviews the security implications of the Dubai Port World's potential management of our ports is ludicrous and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it.
~By John Conyers ~


Religion as a human phenomenon is as riddled through with potential for both good and evil as any other phenomenon.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


What we can do is to explain as clearly as possible what the benefits would be of him going down one path, and what the potential consequences would be if he chooses another path.
~By Mitchell Reiss ~


The Federal Government should be the last resort, not the first. Ask if a potential program is truly a federal responsibility or whether it can better be handled privately, by voluntary organizations, or by local or state governments.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.
~By David Sedaris ~


We're going to break a story that there are people on the staff on the 9-11 Commission that didn't want the 9-11 Commissioners to know the details of Able Danger because of the potential to embarrass those commissioners.
~By Curt Weldon ~


I think there's great potential for autonomy, but we have to remember that we live in a world where people may have free will but have not invented their circumstances.
~By Thomas Frank ~


I'm very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well.
~By Geoff Davis ~


That the potential to become Level 5 exists in you and me and the people we work with and that it is then a process or a journey to nurture that seed... in a culture by and large that doesn't reinforce it.
~By James Collins ~


If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'
~By Dave Barry ~


If we're gonna win, we have to play up to and beyond our potential. We're capable of doing that.
~By Don Nelson ~


Some people have said that I can 'hear' a hit song, meaning that I can tell the first time a song is played for me if it has potential. I have been able to hear some of the hits that way, but I can also 'feel' one.
~By Glen Campbell ~


Following the creation concept that creation processes differed from preservation processes, it is suggested that God endowed each created kind, at the time of its creation, with potential for vast variety.
~By Walter Lang ~


Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, brain and spinal cord disorders, diabetes, cancer, at least 58 diseases could potentially be cured through stem cell research, diseases that touch every family in America and in the world.
~By Rosa DeLauro ~


I will fight in the United States Senate this year to fund a servicing mission to Hubble by 2008, a mission that would potentially increase Hubble's power and efficiency by a factor of 10 and allow us to look back almost to the beginning of the universe.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential... it's no different in the financial realm.
~By Suze Orman ~


I will continue to push for doubling the strength of the U.S. Border Patrol, and to make sure that every cargo container that enters this nation is screened for radiation and potential weapons of mass destruction.
~By Nick Lampson ~


If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.
~By Margaret Mead ~


Unfortunately, inner feelings and potential are often stunted by our parents, relatives or peers.
~By Willie Stargell ~


For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma.
~By Brad Henry ~


Small businesses are the backbone of job creation in South Carolina, but we're not maximizing our potential when we've got what's effectively the highest income tax rate in the Southeast holding us back.
~By Mark Sanford ~


Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


To be civilized is to be potentially master of all possible ideas, and that means that one has got beyond being shocked, although one preserves one's own moral aesthetic preferences.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


People really have to believe in their tax system. They have to believe that there is an equitable distribution of the burden, but there is also an important investment based upon the potential achievements that come from us paying our taxes.
~By Richard Neal ~


The most extreme individuals and factions in Islamic countries are now more motivated than ever to kill Americans, and the number of potential terrorists has greatly expanded.
~By John Olver ~


I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on.
~By David Bowie ~


The election in Iraq clearly demonstrates that Iraqi people are like people everywhere. They desire to create a future in an environment that is safe and allows them to reach their full potential as human beings, whatever that potential may be.
~By John Ensign ~


In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


They make Spy Kids, they make Scream, they make A Scary Movie. This doesn't do that, so it could be a very bad marriage. I'm trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because we're just finishing editing.
~By Terry Gilliam ~


What we look for in the school is unrealized potential.
~By Donna Reed ~


The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers.
~By Allan Bloom ~


Value people on their potential, not on their history.
~By Bo Bennett ~


We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don't want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.
~By Barack Obama ~


Networks don't want a show with a continuing story. There's no backend potential.
~By William Devane ~


I wanted to make sure that this be the first scientific and technology revolution in history in which the public thoroughly discussed all the potential benefits and all the potential harms, in advance of the technology coming online and running its course.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


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 ~


Our time here is magic! It's the only space you have to realize whatever it is that is beautiful, whatever is true, whatever is great, whatever is potential, whatever is rare, whatever is unique, in. It's the only space.
~By Ben Okri ~


The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing.
~By Frank Shorter ~


But cord blood also holds the great potential of producing pleural potential cells that could cure many other diseases such as juvenile diabetes, a disease that I live with every day.
~By Dan Lipinski ~


I hope that the institution will succeed in maximizing students' potential in the same way. I will give all of my stock to this institution. It will own the Bose Corporation and be funded by the Bose Corporation.
~By Amar Bose ~


Kids are finding out about the potential for discovery online from other sources; many of them have computers at home, for instance, or their friends have them.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level, we need to devote more attention to developing the entire range of means of information warfare.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


You may call me a Klansman if you will, but, potentially, every white man is a Klansman, as far as the Negro in competition with whites socially, economically and politically is concerned, and there is no use lying.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
~By A. Bartlett Giamatti ~


My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
~By Nora Ephron ~


The word 'potential' used to hang over me like a cloud.
~By Randy Johnson ~


Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
~By Wilma Rudolph ~


I think if I had been writing fiction, where the work is entirely dependent on the writer's creativity and the potential directions the narrative might take are infinite, I might have frozen.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


The sensors have many potential practical uses - in Government buildings, train carriages, cargo containers, on a soldier's lapel - and are a thousand times cheaper than current sensors that are used for the same purpose.
~By Anne Campbell ~


If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase. The problem is to spend up our rate of social invention in the service of the welfare of all the people.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


Game management is accomplished by staying constantly alert and then reading and reacting to potential problem situations before they materialize. It all boils down to paying attention to details.
~By Jim Evans ~


But what does interest me is the notion that if you do a lot of work it means there's a potential for other people to understand that a lot of things are possible with a sustained effort and that the broadening of experiences is possible and I think that's all art can be.
~By Richard Serra ~

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