Quotes and Sayings about Possibilities
"A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained."
- Lyman Abbott
(Related: Virtue, Infinite, Possibilities, Vice)
"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."
- Ansel Adams
"I loved living and breathing theatre so much that I decided I had to find a way to bring my desire to act and my ability to support myself together. I'd run through the possibilities in Washington, so that meant moving to New York."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Ability, Act, Desire, Living, Possibilities, Support, Theatre, Washington)
"Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities."
"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."
- Francis William Aston
(Related: History, Science, Fact, Future, Importance, Possibilities, Race, Remarkable)
"As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Future, Judgment, Possibilities)
"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."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Life, Europe, Limits, Possibilities, Sense, Tragedy, Word)
"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."
- Iain Banks
(Related: Technology, Society, Possibilities, State)
"I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Computer, Months, Now, Possibilities, Windows)
"Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Art, Creativity, Performance, Possibilities)
"The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today."
- Les Brown
(Related: Life, Limits, Possibilities, Today, Tomorrow)
"It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams."
- Les Brown
(Related: Dreams, Experience, Courage, Vision, Possibilities)
"To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Faith, Philosophy, Possibilities)
"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."
- Ken Burns
(Related: People, Democracy, Film, Future, Jazz, Possibilities)
"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."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: People, Future, Humanity, Past, Possibilities, Will)
"Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Soul, Perseverance, Discouragement, Persistence)
"We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Dream, Possibilities)
"If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Work, Nothing, World)
"There are many spokes on the wheel of life. First, we're here to explore new possibilities."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Life, First, Possibilities)
"Impossibilities are merely things of which we have not learned, or which we do not wish to happen."
- Charles W. Chesnutt
"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."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Choice, Choices, Existence, Infinite, Infinity, Possibilities)
"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?"
- Albert Claude
(Related: Knowledge, Chance, Name, Poor, Possibilities)
"All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Limits, Possibilities)
"Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Thought, Exploitation, Innocence, Possibilities)
"The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Life, Men, Heart, Old, Possibilities, Woman)
"That feeling of freedom, open highways of possibilities, has kind of been lost to materialism and marketing."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Feeling, Freedom, Marketing, Materialism, Open, Possibilities)
"We have built a genuine level of enthusiasm and goodwill with people throughout this district. People are really excited about the possibilities this election holds, not just for this district, but because of the message Alabama sent to the rest of the country."
- Artur Davis
(Related: People, Enthusiasm, Country, Goodwill, Possibilities, Rest)
"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."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Development, Decision, Possibilities)
"I am never wrong when it comes to my possibilities."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Possibilities, Wrong)
"So we are fulfilling our task in preventing serious armament stocks in Iraq within our possibilities."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Iraq, Possibilities)
"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Imagination, Science, Old, Possibilities, Problems, Questions)
"The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities."
- George Eliot
(Related: Possibilities, World)
"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."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Leading, Parents, Possibilities, Trying)
"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."
- Peter Farrelly
(Related: Love, Sports, Possibilities, Reason)
"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."
- Craig Ferguson
(Related: Alcohol, Killing, Possibilities, Risk, Worth)
"Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Soul, Man)
"Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: People, Conviction, Democracy, Possibilities)
"God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: God, Limits, Mortality, Possibilities)
"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."
- Alain Fournier
(Related: Cooperation, Exploration, Future, Moon, Possibilities)
"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."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Science, People, Creation, Culture, Possibilities, Spiritual, Spirituality, Study, Tradition)
"I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players. Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players, but there's so much music out there and so many possibilities. I like anyone who plays any instrument."
- Bill Frisell
(Related: Music, Time, Guitar, Possibilities)
"We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Thoughts, Options, Possibilities, World)
"I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Children, Existence, Possibilities, Regret, Will)
"I had been working in colour for ten years or so and looked at digital and liked the possibilities it gave me."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Possibilities, Years)
"I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities."
- Whoopi Goldberg
"Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Change, Vision, Possibilities, Race)
"It's absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities."
- Samuel Goldwyn
"God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution."
- Graham Greene
(Related: God, Evolution, Meaning, Possibilities)
"Nevertheless, I resist cynicism and continue to believe in the possibilities for genuine democracy."
- William Greider
(Related: Cynicism, Democracy, Possibilities)
"The possibilities in sci-fi are wonderful. The subject is bigger than everything we know."
- Joel Gretsch
"The New York City Ballet is always about the realm of possibilities, the realm of what the human body can do, what the human spirit can do. And it's about listening, it's about listening to remarkable music and how we respond to that."
- John Guare
(Related: Music, Ballet, Body, Listening, Possibilities, Remarkable, Spirit)
"What we're dealt with hopefully is two arms, two eyes, two legs, a head, a heart. The variations, the extensions, the possibilities of the human body, what that can do."
- John Guare
(Related: Heart, Body, Eyes, Possibilities)
"Clearly, once the student is no longer a student the possibilities of relationship are enlarged."
- Marilyn Hacker
"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."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Children, Fiction, Jobs, Literary, Possibilities)
"Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Music, Infinite, Language, Possibilities)
"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."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Change, Trust, Truth, Perception, Possibilities)
"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."
- Hans Hofmann
(Related: Art, Act, Creation, Possibilities)
"There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set."
- Harriet Van Horne
(Related: Entertainment, Possibilities, Television)
"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."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Men, Animals, Country, Possibilities, Production, Quick)
"At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities."
- Jean Houston
(Related: Kaleidoscope, Laughter, Possibilities, Universe)
"There is but one right, and the possibilities of wrong are infinite."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Infinite, Possibilities, Right, Wrong)
"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."
- Henry James
(Related: Age, Possibilities, Regret, Youth)
"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."
- Derrick Jensen
(Related: Lies, Living)
"The thing is, if you believe in the unconscious - and I do - there's room for all kinds of possibilities that I don't know how you prove one way or another."
- Jasper Johns
(Related: Possibilities, Unconscious)
"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."
- Jasper Johns
(Related: Work, Artists, Confusion, Freedom, May, Possibilities, Sense)
"Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities."
- Terry Josephson
(Related: Limitations, Possibilities, Thinking)
"Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are as many as hiding places."
- Franz Kafka
"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."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Women, Gratitude, Inspiration, Day, Debt, Law, Living, Possibilities)
"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."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Belief, Growth, Possibilities, Right, Satisfaction, Today, Utopia)
"It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Boredom, Moments, Possibilities)
"Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Growth, Innovation, Possibilities)
"It seems everything is so full of possibilities one can hardly take it all in."
- Kenneth Koch
"But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise."
- Wayne Kramer
(Related: Life, Idea, Possibilities, Rest)
"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."
- Steve Lacy
(Related: Imagination, Possibilities, Years)
"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."
- Bill Laswell
(Related: Jazz, Possibilities, Tradition)
"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."
- John Lennon
(Related: Possibility, Possibilities, Responsibility)
"And when these advances are made, hydrogen can fill critical energy needs beyond transportation. Hydrogen can also be used to heat and generate electricity for our homes. The future possibilities of this energy source are enormous."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Electricity, Energy, Future, Needs, Possibilities)
"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."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Change, People, Life, Chance, Possibilities)
"Our thoughts and imagination are the only real limits to our possibilities."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Imagination, Thoughts, Limits, Possibilities)
"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."
- Ralph Marston
(Related: Determination, Positive, Energy, Frustration, Now, Possibilities)
"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."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: Failure, Man, Possibilities, Sense)
"We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as a united nation, has never in its entire history, enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: History, Encouraging, Being, Country, Nation, Possibilities, United)
"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."
- Ian Mckellen
(Related: Love, People, March, Possibilities, Relationships, Saying, Want)
"I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there."
- Liza Minelli
(Related: Possibilities, World)
"Dream on it. Let your mind take you to places you would like to go, and then think about it and plan it and celebrate the possibilities. And don't listen to anyone who doesn't know how to dream."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Dream, Mind, Possibilities)
"I feel like I haven't done my best work yet. I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Work, Possibilities, World)
"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."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Life, Creation, Possibilities, Right, Will)
"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."
- John Moody
(Related: Attention, Nation, Possibilities)
"People began to understand that with the acquisition of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent, of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited, so far as the development of natural resources and the genera production of wealth were concerned."
- John Moody
(Related: People, Development, Wealth, Future, Nation, Possibilities, Production)
"Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Poetry, Possibilities)
"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."
- Nicholas Mosley
(Related: Identity, Living, Opposites)
"However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Science, Mankind, Nothing, Possibilities)
"It is reality that awakens possibilities, and nothing would be more perverse than to deny it."
- Robert Musil
(Related: Nothing, Possibilities, Reality)
"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."
- Robert Musil
(Related: Idea, Direction, First, Man, Meaning, Possibilities, Value, Will)
"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."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Choice, Possibilities)
"That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Existence, Exploration, Possibilities, Stars)
"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."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Faith, Success, Love, African, America, Name, Nation, Parents, Possibilities)
"You can do anything, literally, right? That's one of the exciting possibilities of the present."
- Charles Olson
(Related: Possibilities, Present, Right)
"The network is opening up some amazing possibilities for us to reinvent content, reinvent collaboration."
- Tim O'Reilly
(Related: Collaboration, Content, Network, Possibilities)
"Education makes children less dependent upon others and opens doors to better jobs and career possibilities."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Career, Children, Jobs, Possibilities)
"We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Possibilities, Reason)
"So I'm looking to the saxophone as a resource which has its own unique set of possibilities. I'm looking to exploit them and develop them and have the fullest range of possibilities of the saxophone be known."
- Evan Parker
"Child prodigy is a curse because you've got all those terrible possibilities."
- Itzhak Perlman
"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."
- Wilferd A. Peterson
(Related: Age, Mind, Possibilities, Waiting, World)
"The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Future, Possibilities, Will)
"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."
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Age, Faith, Values, Job, Parents, Possibilities, Question)
"To pay more is the easy way. In fact, the solution possibilities to the problem are many."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Fact, Possibilities, Solution)
"The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Men, Possibilities, Writer)
"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."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Time, Example, Goodwill, Possibilities, Present, Today)
"I'm not so facile that I can accomplish or find out what I want to know or explore enough of the possibilities and a way of making a painting, say, in just one painting or two paintings."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Painting, Possibilities, Want)
"You begin with the possibilities of the material."
- Robert Rauschenberg
"Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Contrast, Democracy, Ideals, Possibilities)
"Invest in a feather duster - the possibilities are endless."
- Anne Rice
"So I, I knew something in a business sense about semiconductors and I appreciated their possibilities."
- Arthur Rock
(Related: Business, Possibilities, Sense)
"Miss Austen had shown the infinite possibilities of ordinary and present things for the novelist."
- George Saintsbury
(Related: Infinite, Possibilities, Present)
"There is more openness in LA to possibilities than on the East Coast of America. There is a pioneering spirit there that stems from the reason people went out there in the first place-to find something new."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: People, America, First, Possibilities, Reason, Spirit)
"Today's accomplishments were yesterday's impossibilities."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Accomplishments, Today, Yesterday)
"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious."
- John Sculley
(Related: Future, Obvious, Possibilities)
"A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."
- Eda J. Le Shan
(Related: Dream, Hope, Baby, Beginning, Possibilities, Wonder)
"But I don't bet the farm on any of those possibilities, either. I'm also preparing, intelligently, to walk away from this, and walk away from it happy to have had the experience."
- Michael Shanks
(Related: Experience, Possibilities)
"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."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Future, Minority, Possibilities)
"The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Act, Possibilities)
"The American male doesn't mature until he has exhausted all other possibilities."
- Wilfrid Sheed
(Related: American, Possibilities)
"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."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Power, People, Possibilities)
"The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Performance, Fact, Illusion, Infinite, Possibilities)
"What is important is not what someone is but what he is waiting for. Not the events of life but its possibilities."
- Dorothee Solle
(Related: Life, Events, Possibilities, Waiting)
"The becoming of man is the history of the exhaustion of his possibilities."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: History, Exhaustion, Man, Possibilities)
"Once again, I think there is little art being done that really owns up to such intense possibilities."
- Peter Sotos
(Related: Art, Being, Possibilities)
"Remember always that the composer's pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Beauty, Lie, Creation, Pen, Possibilities)
"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."
- Bishop Robert South
(Related: People, Care, Idleness)
"Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Imagination, Excitement, Planning, Possibilities)
"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."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Science, People, Fantasy, Possibilities)
"The arts equally have distinct departments, and unless photography has its own possibilities of expression, separate from those of the other arts, it is merely a process, not an art."
- Alfred Stieglitz
(Related: Art, Expression, Photography, Possibilities)
"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few."
- Shunryu Suzuki
(Related: Mind, Possibilities)
"Alleged "impossibilities" are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched."
- Charles R. Swindoll
"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."
- Audrey Tautou
(Related: Being, Feeling, Future, Possibilities, Years)
"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."
- Ralph W. Trine
(Related: Power, Living, Possibilities, Want, World)
"I believed totally in the possibilities implied in the series. I never thought of it as fantasy. Far from it."
- Patrick Troughton
(Related: Thought, Fantasy, Possibilities)
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Possibilities)
"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Possibilities)
"To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities, but at the same time it suggests a multitude of distant and totally unexpected thoughts."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Time, Thoughts, Infinite, Possibilities)
"We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Defeat, Possibilities)
"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."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Technology, Possibilities)
"About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm."
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Related: Birthday, People, Astrology, Communism, Possibilities)
"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."
- Dionne Warwick
(Related: Life, Belief, Limitations, Parents, Possibilities, Stability)
"Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done."
- Charles Wesley
(Related: God, Faith, Promise)
"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."
- Barry White
(Related: Music, Baby, Beginning, Brothers, Forget, Possibilities, Sisters, Smile)
"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."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Life, Purpose, Circumstances, Infinite, Possibilities)
"Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: Progress, Future, Possibilities)
"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."
- William Wiley
(Related: English, Possibilities)
"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."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Life, Discovery, Existence, Eyes, Possibilities)
"The possibilities are endless for me - Broadway, TV, music and film."
- Michelle Williams
(Related: Music, Film, Possibilities)
"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."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Government, People, Possibilities)
"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."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Ending, Fire, Nostalgia, World)
"If you love your life, you have to fight. If you believe in life and progress and possibilities, you have no choice."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Life, Love, Progress, Choice, Fight, Possibilities)
"Doing any job for too long limits your possibilities."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Job, Limits, Possibilities)
"Now, Venus is an extremely hostile environment, and as such presents a lot of challenges for a science fiction author who wants to create life there. However, as I began to research it more thoroughly, I found myself intrigued by the possibilities the world offers."
- Sarah Zettel
(Related: Life, Science, Environment, Fiction, Now, Possibilities, Research, World)