Quotes: potential

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  • Bob Barr
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    Organizations worried about the potential for e-voting problems have long-advocated for audit procedures by which votes cast by e-voting machines could be verified through audit trails.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Our normal waking consciousness, rational consciousness as we call it, is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted from it by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different.
  • Alvin Toffler
    Alvin Toffler
    American writer, futurist, and businessman 1928-2016
    Alvin Toffler
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    Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
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    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.
  • People stayed with me and worked extra hard for me because I could see the potential in them - I'm not so sure they could see the potential in me.
  • Bono
    Bono
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    Poverty breeds despair. We know this. Despair breeds violence. We know this. In turbulent times, isn't it cheaper, and smarter, to make friends out of potential enemies than to defend yourself against them later?
  • Beth Brooke
    Beth Brooke
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    Research shows that women at that mid level tend to get promoted based on performance, and men tend to get promoted based on potential.
  • Michael J. Gelb
    Michael J. Gelb
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    Research shows that you begin learning in the womb and go right on learning until the moment you pass on. Your brain has a capacity for learning that is virtually limitless, which makes every human a potential genius.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    She represents the un-vowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity - and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the ''woman of wax'' whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
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    Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
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    Stalin's policies pushed the world into the Cold War. Putin has the potential to be equally as dangerous.
  • Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
    Source: The university and the public interest (1981 edition), Scribner
  • Billy Gibbons
    Billy Gibbons
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    The blues is a mighty long road. Or it could be a river, one that twists and turns and flows into a sea of limitless musical potential.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
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    The consequences of substandard teaching go far beyond whether college or a good job is in reach. They affect earning potential, with implications throughout a person's life.