Quotes by possibility
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American cartoonist 1958-
As a kid, I knew I wanted to be either a cartoonist or an astronaut. The latter was never much of a possibility, as I don't even like riding in elevators.Source: The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Introduction
American poet 1830-1886
I dwell in Possibility.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
American author 1912-1989
Anti-Semitism is a horrible disease from which nobody is immune, and it has a kind of evil fascination that makes an enlightened person draw near the source of infection, supposedly in a scientific spirit, but really to sniff the vapors and dally with the possibility.
American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
Anything that has been accomplished by any other human being in the physical realm is within the field of possibility.
Danish-French Impressionist painter 1830-1903
At fifty, that is in 1880, I formulated the idea of unity, without being able to render it. At sixty, I am beginning to see the possibility of rendering it.
American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
Because it would be too agonizing to cope with the possibility that anyone, including our selves, could become a prisoner, we tend to think of the prison as disconnected from our own lives. This is even true for some of us, women as well as men, who have already experienced imprisonment.
American writer 1944-
But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers.
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
Can you imagine, in 2030, taking a space cruise on the very ship that carried the first human beings to Mars? I can't believe that people wouldn't line up for that possibility.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel of declining possibility.
American writer and criticus 1932-
Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
Paul J. Meyer
American businessman and business consultant 1928-
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
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.
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