Quotation Explorer - 'Possibility'

Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great". - Cher
We celebrate beauty in life and all its possibility so we open it up for others and at the same time for ourselves. - Jay Woodman
Patience is the gift of possibility. Time is merely an illusion. People lack patience, which is why time becomes their enemy. - Lionel Suggs
We do not deny the possibility of peaceful [political] transition, but we are still awaiting the first case. - Fidel Castro
Behind weight gain are the larger hurts and questions that have to be explored, probed, and understood before weight loss and maintenance is a possibility. It's a bigger issue than just calories in, calories out. - Ali Vincent
It is the possibility that keeps me going, and though you may call me a dreamer or a fool or any other thing, I believe that anything is possible. - Nicholas Sparks
The hallmark of great dreams is not their possibility but their impossibility, and the fact that it is the very notion of the ‘impossible’ that inspires us to go and accomplish them anyway. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A Christian’s hope is not a possibility but a promise in Jesus. - Jim George
To become aware of the possibility of the search is to be onto something. - Walker Percy
Despair has been called the unforgivable sin--not presumably because God refuses to forgive it but because it despairs of the possibility of being forgiven.
Revelation is God's way of telling humanity that he is afraid of their possibility; the possibility of one day being able to surpass even him. - Lionel Suggs
The stage of Creation is a Timeless Marche. The three measures of Nothing, Possibility, and Chaos will eternally ensure that the script continues on. - Lionel Suggs
Intelligence is just one dimension of ability. Don't limit yourself to it. Open up to instinct, intuition, creativity and thus possibility - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Finally, this being America, there is the constant possibility of murder. - Bill Byrson
IF YOU CHOKE YOUR POTENTIAL BEFORE IT HAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A POSSIBILITY YOU WILL NEVER REACH YOUR DESTINY - Mo Stegall
People expect what they expect.. They never realize the possibility of surprise beyond expectations..! - Vaibhav Mehta
When the rich and the powerful rise they leave the powerless and the poor without possibility. - Auliq Ice
Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting. - Edward de Bono
When you etch your moral code in stone, you have no room for editing. You leave open the possibility that, as our ethical views evolve, your code becomes less relevant. You could find yourself with four of ten divine moral laws describing how to treat God and zero that prohibit rape or slavery. - David G. McAfee
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. - Golda Meir
Literature is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty. - Lionel Trilling
I don't think love is once in a lifetime. I think love is always a possibility. - Lindsay Detwiler, Then Comes Love
There is obviously something wrong with our educational system. It is not beyond the realm of possibility that there might even be something wrong with at least some of our schoolteachers. But heaven help anyone daring to express such heretical views. - J. Paul Getty
Standing in the middle between the idea of an event and the actual event, a strange kind of physical reality just in the middle between possibility and reality. - Heisenberg
Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great. - Cher
Between the streams of probability & possibility, lies the timeless, spaceless realm where time gets created! - Vishwanath S J
Liberty opens the door to possibility. Freedom gives us a chance to make that possibility a reality. - Debasish Mridha
Any impossibility turned into a possibility is magic. - Amit Kalantri
Where love is absent, violence is a glaring possibility. Introduce love into any situation and violence gradually evaporates. - Pooja Ruprell
It was all a matter of timing," she says. "My train was late that day. The day I saw you drop your notebook. Had it been on schedule we never would have met. Maybe we were never meant to. It was a possibility, one of thousands, and not inevitable, the way some things are. - Erin Morgenstern
Most people in this world are a continuity, very few become an opportunity and the rarest of them all, evolve to be a possibility. - Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya
I dwell in possibility... - Emily Dickinson
The measure of man's ability to extend the sphere of social possibility can only start with the values of democracy. - Auliq Ice
Be according to your possibility. - Debasish Mridha
A thought, even a possibility, can shatter and transform us. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The best way to keep something bad from happening is to see it ahead of time... and you can't see it if you refuse to face the possibility. - William S. Burroughs
Each new friend gives rise to the possibility of anything! - Stephen Richards
Life is not a problem but an endless possibility. - Debasish Mridha
You create the possibility of reaching your desired destinations if you have the courage to begin your journey. - Debasish Mridha
My body's been touched a thousand or more times but I am craving something so much deeper than that ~ I desire to be felt, right down to the core of my soul and the corners of my heart. That's what love is about isn't it ~ cracking yourself open to the possibility that it could change your life. - Nikki Rowe
Man (as he imagines himself to be), in general, is a possibility, not a fact. - Idries Shah
Something but not nothing because nothing is an infinite possibility. - Kyle Kipple
A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility. - Aristotle
there comes a time in life, when you realize that everything is a dream; only those things which are written down have any possibility of being real. - James Salter
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. - Dalai Lama XIV
Think as if failure is not a possibility. - Debasish Mridha
Possibility is positive. - Lailah Gifty Akita
He realized without being aware of it that he had had the possibility to know her, before had he known her? but now that had changed. The possibility was gone. Now no one would know her unless she herself willed it. And there was nothing quite like the will he sensed in her now. - Amanda Coplin
From a rat hole you can go to the stars or from the stars you can go to a rat hole! Your destiny is open to every possibility! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It really seems to me that in the midst of great tragedy, there is always the horrible possibility that something terribly funny will happen. - Philip K. Dick
To rule out the possibility of belief in another's reality is to encapsulate that reality and, thus, to impose implicity the hegemony of one's own view of the world. - Katherine P. Ewing
Engineer possibility into greatness - Julian Pencilliah
Life becomes interesting for the possibility to fulfill a dream. - Paulo Coelho
The difference between poverty and prosperity is the mindset of living out of necessity instead of possibility. - Farshad Asl
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions. - Robert Lynd
If you want to live an exceptional life, you must move beyond probability into the realm of possibility - Derric Yuh Ndim
Without the possibility of making mistakes, we wouldn't need to bother about making a decision. - Daniel Englisch
Never give up on the idea you can become great. Always grab on the possibility you can become successful. - Sandu Andronic
I define anarchist society as one where there is no legal possibility for coercive aggression against the person or property of any individual. - Murray N. Rothbard
What I like most about the process of literary creation is gathering mundane facts and concepts, then clothing them with the ornate jewels and fine garments of imagination and fantasy, weaving a tale on the glittering edge of possibility. - Gregory Hamilton
The Anxiety of Sunday afternoon: your unlived lives and infinite possibility pressing upon the constraints of reality. - Alain de Botton
To live safely within the realm of possibility is to know nothing other than that which is possible. To live boldly within the realm of God is to experience everything that’s impossible. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Men love liberty because it protects them from control and humiliation from others, and thus affords them the possibility of dignity. They loathe liberty because it throws them back on their own abilities and resources, and thus confronts them with the possibility of insignificance. - Thomas Szasz
When there is no cure, give the hope and share the possibility. Shine the light of miracle in the darkness of impossibility. - Debasish Mridha
May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility. - Maryanne Radmacher-Hershey
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves, which leave us to wonder at the possibility that there may be something to them that we are missing.
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving. - Ayn Rand
The trick. . .is to find the balance between the bright colors of humor and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary. - Wendy Wasserstein
As the essence of courage is to stake one's life on a possibility, so the essence of faith is to believe the possibility exists. - William Salter
The mind is a universe, and it has the power to completely create any possibility. - Lionel Suggs
Every day holds the possibility of a miracle. - Elizabeth David
Being ninty nine percent sure opens for a possibility that you might be a hundred percent wrong. - Hasse Jerner
There is no right; there is no wrong; there is only possibility. - Debasish Mridha
Going through life is trudging through the possibility of pain and bliss, of hurt and mirth, of thrills and chills. - Boniface Sagini
Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them. - John Updike
Do according to your capability.Act according to your capacity.Go according to your curiosity.Be according to your possibility. - Debasish Mridha
Reading is accumulating knowledge. But not only that. Reading offers us every day what religion promises us for a posthumous and improbable future: the possibility of living beyond what our lifetime allows us to. - Camilo Gomes Jr.
Success is a possibility and a reality to its true seeker. - Sunday Adelaja
Sacrifice do with a lot of restriction,give when you can bear the pain If you are ready to give away (something valuable) to get at least a possibility to gain something else of value (such as self-respect, trust, love, freedom, prosperity), or to avoid an even greater loss,Sacrifice. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
i wonder what would happen if I started to believe it could be a possibility rather than blocking my focus by living in fear? - Nikki Rowe
I'mpossibility simply means I'm possibility - Nana Adom
Without awareness there is no freedom. Awareness is vital for any possibility of free choice. - Simon Boylan
I did what most writers do at their beginnings: emulated my elders, imitated my peers, thus turning away from any possibility of discovering truths beneath my skin and behind my eye. - Ray Bradbury
When you dream, you activate the possibility of what some call impossible. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Rightness of limitation is essential for growth of reality.Unlimited possibility and abstract creativity can procure nothing. The limitation, and the basis arising from what is already actual, are both of them necessary and interconnected. - Alfred North Whitehead
It’s about the possibility, or otherwise, of meaning in the world. And the possibility, or otherwise, of writing. And the possibility, or otherwise, of the resolution of everything into some coherent, cogent vision. - Tom McCarthy
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. - Stephen Jay Gould
I could crawl inside the lyrics and know each note intimately. They would claw at my soul, until I could no longer fight the emotions that took me to a place I couldn't experience. But, it was the possibility that made every verse a heart filled prediction and every beat a direction to follow. - Shannon L. Alder
Peace shouldn't be an option, it must be the objective, peace shouldn't be a possibility, it must be the purpose. - Amit Kalantri
If a politician obtained a great wealth after he has been elected, his being an immoral corrupt man is not a possibility but it is a self-evident reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The future is a possibility; the present moment is the reality. - Debasish Mridha
The action generated the possibility of a future different from the past. Bitter division was healed by way of bold, confident leadership. - Rom Watangu
Growth can't be constrained when the journey unfolds naturally and we are open to possibility and unfamiliar paths. - Bridget Geegan Blanton
Despite her fears she found,The secret to an outstanding life,Is risking the fall,For the possibility of flight. - Kyra Jackson
Vampire fans read the vampire not as death but as possibility - Milly Williamson
Science fiction is the arena of the not-yet, and every science fiction story has this element of not-yet-ness — usually a bit of technology or a scientific discovery that we don't know about in the real world of the present but that might be a possibility in the future. - Welch Everman
If you missed your possibility do not lose your probability - Mohammed Sekouty
Possible impossibility emerges From an impossible possibility, Or possibly, impossible possibility Blooms from the impossibly possible impossibility. - Dejan Stojanovic
While I’d like to believe in the possibility of a love that doesn’t involve denial, I haven’t seen an example yet. - Phoebe Rusch
I believe in the possibility of miracles but more to the point, I believe in our need for them.
Statistically the probability of any one of us being here is so small that you would think the mere possibility of existence would keep us all in a contented dazzlement of surprise. - Lewis Thomas
Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending, or acting, is a very valuable life skill and we do it all the time. - Meryl Streep
To relate oneself expectantly to the possibility of the good is to hope. To relate oneself expectantly to the possibility of evil is to fear. By the decision to choose hope one decides infinitely more than it seems, because it is an eternal decision - Søren Kierkegaard
We can reach untainted experiential freedom, by living in the moment as it is—without contemplation. Here we find the possibility of freedom—of just being—living as our authentic self. We are our true nature. We are one and whole. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
It's the possibility that when you're dead you might still go on hurting that bothers me. - Keri Hulme
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. - Bill Watterson
But there was in the air that kind of distortion that bent you a little; it caused your usual self to grow slippery, to wander off and shop, to get blurry, bleed, bevel with possibility. - Lorrie Moore
Believe not in the reality, but believe in the possibility. - Debasish Mridha
I am not afraid of the possibility of finding intelligent life in the universe, I am afraid of the possibility of them finding us - Peyton J Glenn
Based on the law of probability Everything is possible because The sheer existence of possibility Confirms the existence Of impossibility. - Dejan Stojanovic
I think fantasy is best described as a kind of fiction that evokes wonder, mystery or magic, a sense of possibility beyond the ordinary world in which we live, and yet which reflects and comments upon that known world. - Kate Forsyth
What would be frightening about me jumping out of the bush wearing a pig mask is not the sudden surprise, not me, and not the pig mask, but that the ordinary world had split open for a moment to reveal some possibility never previously considered. - Peter Straub
Will, is the precursor of possibility, and the foresight of potential. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
I want to go and write music that announces to you that you can feel something. I don’t want to tell you what to feel, but I just want you to have the possibility of feeling something. - Hans Zimmer
I believe we were right for each other, but not in that moment, which perhaps hindered any possibility of a future. - Dominic Riccitello
If you can’t dream big, you will never see the vivid colors of probability over the darkness of possibility. - Shannon L. Alder
With love you can transform inner sparks of possibility into flames of reality. - Debasish Mridha
The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved. - Confucius
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali
Persecution for Christians is not a possibility, it's a promise, it's not a maybe, it's a surely! Following Jesus can mean finding the trouble you've been looking for! - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald MacLeish
When will you open your eyes to the possibility of the world? - Tony Curl
You can't make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen. - Michelle Obama
The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
The public library is where place and possibility meet. - Stuart Dybek
To Tengo, sexual desire was fundamentally an extension of a means of communication. And so, to look for sexual desire in a place where there was no possibility of communication seemed inappropriate to him. - Haruki Murakami
The possibility of truth has become a delusion to those who made their own disguise the truth. - Nema Al-Araby
I'm optimistic about the possibility of having a positive attitude - Stuart Blythe
All it takes is one person to question the possibility of a different way of life, in order to unlock a chained heart. - Shannon L. Alder
Beauty can be found in the most frightening of places. You just have to be open to the possibility that in truth, there's nothing to fear. - Solange nicole
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
The land of possibility is a better place to make your home than the realm of expectation will ever be - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Man is better off without the confusion and fear of psychic experience and his progress will be faster.' If telepathy ever becomes a possibility he was not sure it would be a good thing, '...for it may put us back in contact with the spirits of the dead and progress does not lie in that direction. - H.R. Wakefield
There's only about about 6 to 8 inches between an open book and a human being's heart. A lot can happen in those 7 inches. Perspectives, fresh perspectives occur and minds expand, and I love fiction and I feel like it's a possibility for transformation. - Aline Ohanesian
Why to be in this room?If I was smart... I won't stay in this room and I will move in a room where people are more clever than me... but If it's easy as possibility... I want without a trouble to finish school. - Deyth Banger
I believe in the possibility of positive change at every age and every stage of life. Your whole life is ahead of you. - Eleanor Brownn
In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself. - Henry A. Wallace
I've never considered the possibility of defeat. I've never planned for it. That's the job for those people who plan for such things. My job is to only plan for success...victory; it has my complete focus. - Spuds Crawford
Taking risks is part of life, but to take risks invites the possibilty of failure and rejection, but also the possibility of true happines. - Morten Høgsberg
The magic of life is its imprecision, the multiple narratives constantly unfolding before us. Every step we take, every decision we make, reshuffles the deck of our lives and sets a new trajectory of possibility in motion. - Jamie Metzl
There is a possibility of economic growth through honesty and truth. - Sunday Adelaja
How can anyone underestimate the ballistic quality of words? Invisible things happen in intangible moments. What should keep us writing is precisely that possibility of explosions - Miguel Syjuco
One possibility is: God is nothing but the power of the universe to organize itself. - Lee Smolin
Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain. - T.D. Jakes
Peace’s gravitational force a force of possibility! from Cinderella In Focus - H.L. Balcomb
One discovers that destiny can be diverted, that one does not have to remain in bondage to the first wax imprint made on childhood sensibilities. Once the deforming mirror has been smashed, there is a possibility of wholeness. There is a possibility of joy. - Anaïs Nin
The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make us wonder at the possibility that there may be something to them we are missing.
Philosophy's greatest task is to enlarge our sense of possibility. - Susan Neiman
He kissed and held her like it was the last time, but then again, he always did that, because there had always been that possibility of him losing her. - Daniele Lanzarotta
If the universe is infinite, then every possibility must exist in reality, yes? - Zachary Rawlins
When you refuse to entertain the possibility of a solution because you know it will not work, then you have successfully strengthened the problem at hand - Gary Hopkins
Through the "Strength" of one and his simple existence, there will be a transformation over time that will affect many because of just one life, while the "Survival" of many more will suddenly and triumphantly become much more than just a possibility. - J.D. Stark
It was bewildering, the way that reality could be overtaken, wrestled down, and murdered by the sheer weight of possibility. - Jennifer duBois
Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
Profound thoughts arise only in debate, with a possibility of counterargument, only when there is a possibility of expressing not only correct ideas, but also dubious ideas. - Andrei Sakharov
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
The possibility to love another scared me; terrified me actually. Being a free spirit, apart of me is most alive when roaming, than I became a mother and for the first time I felt my heart live outside my body and that's the moment his laughter became my medicine. - Nikki Rowe
Being ninety nine percent sure opens for a possibility that you might be a hundred percent wrong. - Hasse Jerner
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