Quotes about Possibilities

"If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been."

Robert Harold Schuller (born September 16, 1926) is an American televangelist, pastor, and author known around the world through the weekly Hour of Power television broadcast that he founded in 1970.


"Impossible is a word humans use far too often."

Jeri Lynn Zimmermann Ryan (born February 22, 1968) is an American actress best known for her roles of the liberated Borg Seven of Nine on Star Trek: Voyager.


"Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities."

Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together with Plato and Socrates (Plato's teacher), Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. Aristotle's writings were the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing morality and aesthetics, logic and science, politics and metaphysics.


"Our thoughts and imagination are the only real limits to our possibilities."

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924) was an American writer associated with the New Thought Movement. He also held a degree in medicine, and was a successful hotel owner.


"It's absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities."

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1730 – 4 April 1774) was an Irish writer, poet, and physician.


"Try to keep your mind open to possibilities and your mouth closed on matters that you don't know about. Limit your 'always' and your 'nevers.'"

Amy Meredith Poehler (born September 16, 1971) is an American actress, comedian, producer and writer.


"We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world."

James William Fulbright (April 9, 1905 – February 9, 1995) was a United States Senator representing Arkansas from 1945 to 1975.


"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few."

Shunryu Suzuki (May 18, 1904 - December 4, 1971) was a Soto Zen roshi (Zen Master) who popularized Zen Buddhism in the United States, particularly around San Francisco.


"Doing any job for too long limits your possibilities."

Michael Joel Zaslow (November 1, 1942 — December 6, 1998) was an American actor.


"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious."

John Sculley (born April 6, 1939) is an American businessman. Sculley was vice-president (1970–1977) and president of PepsiCo (1977–1983), until he became CEO of Apple on April 8, 1983, a position he held until leaving in 1993. In May 1987, Sculley was named Silicon Valley's top-paid executive, with an annual salary of US$2.2M.