quotes tagged with 'possibility'

So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible

Author: Norton Juster, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in ignorance possibility dedication bravery 1 month ago[save this] [permalink]

Today is only one day in all the days that ever will be.  But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.

Author: Ernest Hemingway, Source: For Whom the Bell TollsSaved by l1nds4y in future possibility today whatcouldbe 3 months ago[save this] [permalink]

...how things could be and how they would be instead and said, proud of how they could be, believing in how they could be, even if they never were, “Bon.  Nous ferons notre petit possible,” and hung up.

Author: Ernest Hemingway, Source: For Whom the Bell TollsSaved by l1nds4y in possibility deepquote whatcouldbe 3 months ago[save this] [permalink]

The mind determines what's possible. The heart surpasses it.

Author: pila coolinta, Source: Cheryl SmithSaved by jarvie in mind heart possibility bkp 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Could there be among us embryo poets and novelists like Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749–1832)? Have we explored as much as we should? Of the creator of Faust, Emerson said, “The old eternal genius that built the world had confided itself more to this man than to any other.” But Goethe was not the greatest nor the last. There may be many Goethes among us even today, waiting to be discovered. Inspired Saints will write great books and novels and biographies and plays.


Can we not find equal talent to those who gave us A Man for All Seasons, Doctor Zhivago, Ben Hur? This latter book I read when a small boy and many times I have returned to it. Critics might not agree with me, but I feel that it is a great story. My Fair Lady and The Sound of Music and such have pleased their millions, but I believe we can improve on them.


We have the great Rembrandt (1606–1669), whose style is original, founded on the work of no other artist, whose coloring is somber and reaches its highest achievement in combinations of browns and grays. There are few paintings about which so much has been written as Rembrandt’s The Night Watch or his self-portraits. His morals also have been subject to criticism.


And we have the Italian painter Raphael (1483–1520), generally accepted in the European world as the greatest of religious painters.


It has been said that many of the great artists were perverts or moral degenerates. In spite of their immorality they became great and celebrated artists. What could be the result if discovery were made of equal talent in men who were clean and free from the vices, and thus entitled to revelations?

Author: President Spencer W. Kimball, Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db0...Saved by mlsscaress in revelation vice talent possibility style new clean originality remarkable masters next greater limitless 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
God will judge you by the way you make use of all your possibilities.
Author: Marvin J. Ashton, Source: Ensign, November 1983, p.62Saved by cboyack in opportunity possibility 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I have never been contained except I made the prison.
Author: Mary Evans, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in potential possibility limit containment 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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