Quotes: possibilities

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  • Lyman Abbott
    Lyman Abbott
    American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. 1835-1922
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    A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
  • A competitive world offers two possibilities. You can lose. Or, if you want to win, you can change.
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
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    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.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities - always see them, for they're always there.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
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    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?
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Harry Emerson Fosdick
    American minister 1878-1969
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    Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every man believes that he has greater possibilities.
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah Winfrey
    American TV host, Actress 1954-
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    Everyone has to learn to think differently, bigger, to open to possibilities.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson: Nothing is impossible.
  • Shunryu Suzuki
    Shunryu Suzuki
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    In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
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