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American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. 1835-1922+5
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
American novelist 1922-0
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.
American author 1885-19500
All motion is cyclic. It circulates to the limits of its possibilities and then returns to its starting point.
Norman Vincent Peale
American minister and author 1898-19930
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.
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?
American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-19900
Death is not the ultimate tragedy in life. The ultimate tragedy is to die without discovering the possibilities of full growth.Source: Good Housekeeping November 1989, p. 92
American writer and social criticus 1858-19500
Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
American minister 1878-19690
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
American writer 1924-19870
Europe has what we [Americans] 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.
American anarchist 1869-19400
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Every man believes that he has greater possibilities.
American TV host, Actress 1954-0
Everyone has to learn to think differently, bigger, to open to possibilities.
English writer 1904-0
God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution.
American social philosopher 1895-19900
However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson: Nothing is impossible.