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Possibilities

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Everyone

I really want to bring ensemble playing back to the forefront - not just for me, but for everyone in jazz. When you have a group, a true co-op group, you can really heighten the possibilities of all the treasures of jazz.

- Aaron Diehl

Data Very

The possibilities for creation and insight are endless. We're constantly collecting more data, and it's starting to be very relevant to our lives.

- Aaron Koblin

Failure King

One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.

- Abraham Maslow

Ideas People

When trying to innovate, most people stop after 10-15 possibilities, failing to recognize that their first ideas are usually the most obvious ones.

- Adam Grant

Strong About

I've played different nationalities, and everything from vulnerable to strong to crooked to demented. It just increases your possibilities of work because, if people know you can do just about anything, then you're going to get more offers. That's what I want to do.

- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Sorry Ideals

Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.

- Agnes Repplier

Goodwill

Goodwill can be indicated in various ways. I raised that particular example because at that time I was in charge. Today, I'm not in a position to present other possibilities.

- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Entitled

But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities?

- Albert Claude

Science New

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.

- Albert Einstein

My Life

I've listened to music all my life. I've always felt that music tells more stories sometimes than films, with more possibilities. Every time you listen to them, songs bring different images and moods - depending on where you are in your life, you can listen to a song, and it means something different.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Change

Clothes are endless possibilities for meaning because with every change or different association, you are a different person.

- Alessandro Michele

Discovered

The same products, services or technologies can fail or succeed depending on the business model you choose. Exploring the possibilities is critical to finding a successful business model. Settling on first ideas risks the possibility of missing potential that can only be discovered by prototyping and testing different alternatives.

- Alexander Osterwalder

Constant

Imagination makes us aware of limitless possibilities. How many of us haven't pondered the concept of infinity or imagined the possibility of time travel? In one of her poems, Emily Bronte likens imagination to a constant companion, but I prefer to think of it as a built-in entertainment system.

- Alexandra Adornetto

Surrounded

Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Love Very

Scientists and philosophers tend to treat knowledge, imagination and love as if they were all very separate parts of human nature. But when it comes to children, all three are deeply entwined. Children learn the truth by imagining all the ways the world could be, and testing those possibilities.

- Alison Gopnik

Art Dealing

Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art.

- Alvar Aalto

Will Himself

One of the more fantastic possibilities is that man will be able to make biological carbon copies of himself.

- Alvin Toffler

Life Willing

If you're willing to take risks, Twitter is a vast amusement park of interesting life possibilities.

- Amanda Palmer

Mind Always

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 Poehler

Past See

If we can see past preconceived limitations, then the possibilities are endless.

- Amy Purdy

Big YouTube

Oh God, it's such a big world right now for artists. There are as many possibilities as you can have time for, getting your music out there with the internet, and Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook, and everything that you have, there is a way to spread the word. To me, the first thing you have to have is substance and content and real depth.

- Amy Ray

Give Number

Tennis has opened a number of possibilities for me, and in future, it would be great to give something back.

- Ana Ivanovic

Boredom

It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere.

- Anish Kapoor

Believer

I'm a great believer in possibilities.

- Ann Maxwell

Down Many

I'm interested when things are upside down - because there are so many possibilities in that one moment. There is a lot that is exposed.

- Anna Deavere Smith

Subjective

The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart.

- Anna Julia Cooper

Fiction

With science fiction there's endless possibilities.

- Anna Torv

Digital

It would be ridiculous to ignore the speed and possibilities of the digital landscape.

- Anna Wintour

Art Other

The arts equally have distinct departments, and unless photography has its own possibilities of expression, separate from those of the other arts, it is merely a process, not an art.

- Alfred Stieglitz

Want About

That's one of my problems is that there are so many songs to sing that I sort of get indecisive about what I want to do in a show - because there are so many possibilities! There are so many great songs out there.

- Alison Elliott

Speed Big

It would be ridiculous to ignore the speed and possibilities of the digital landscape - you absolutely need to have fast-moving news online, but if you want to build a large audience over time, you absolutely have to take a risk on the big challenging stuff.

- Anna Wintour

Feather

Invest in a feather duster - the possibilities are endless.

- Anne Rice

Medium Put

We must remember that a photograph can hold just as much as we put into it, and no one has ever approached the full possibilities of the medium.

- Ansel Adams

Think

We have people being a little uncomfortable in their life on Earth with finances and so on, so Science Fantasy or Science Fiction allows people to think that there are possibilities beyond the gravity of our planet.

- Anthony Daniels

Process Very

Once you make decisions, you can't go back, but in photography, that process can continue. With film, you have to eliminate all the possibilities and make the one possibility work the best for you, so you have to become very creative with the direction you've chosen.

- Anton Corbijn

World Me

Cinema has opened a world of possibilities up for me.

- Antonio Banderas

Grow Achieve

In short, we cannot grow, we cannot achieve authentic discovery, and our eyes cannot be cleansed to the truly beautiful possibilities of life, if we simply live a neutral existence.

- Armstrong Williams

Business

So I, I knew something in a business sense about semiconductors and I appreciated their possibilities.

- Arthur Rock

Goodwill

We have built a genuine level of enthusiasm and goodwill with people throughout this district. People are really excited about the possibilities this election holds, not just for this district, but because of the message Alabama sent to the rest of the country.

- Artur Davis

Literally

You can do anything, literally, right? That's one of the exciting possibilities of the present.

- Charles Olson

Bus Your

It's hard to bury your head in Los Angeles. People come up to you and say, 'Hey, I saw your picture on a bus.' It's tricky: You're excited by the possibilities, but you don't want to get too crazy.

- Chelsea Peretti

Side Tap

People don't realize how much control they do have. The more you can show them this control, the easier it is to tap back into the creative side of the brain that allows people to see possibilities and options.

- Chip Conley

Strong Want

With the strong women I write about, I want to create a sense of strong possibilities.

- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Been Almost

I'm extremely positive about investment in Africa. Africa has a wonderful climate, wonderful people, and amazing possibilities. Africa has been called dark and hopeless, but today it is neither of these. Africa is awakening. It's a huge market of almost a billion people with huge resources and a young population. It's the best place to invest.

- Christoffel Wiese

Lucky Some

Film is the only language I speak, and I have been lucky to be involved in some great stories. You don't want to preach to people, but you want them to think about why things are the way they are, the history that is there as well as the possibilities.

- Clark Johnson

Music More

Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language.

- Conrad Hall

Erase Like

I like to erase lines between categories. Why separate cookbook writing from writing, healthy from good tasting? I want to be open to possibilities.

- Crescent Dragonwagon

Dream Even

We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.

- Dale Carnegie

Lot Very

There are a lot of possibilities I'm looking at for the future, but I'm very insistent on not limiting myself.

- Damian Woetzel

I Think

But I think it's more that when you're young, you're invincible, you're immortal - or at least you think you are. The possibilities are limitless, you're inventing the future. Then you get older and suddenly you have a history. It's fixed. You can't change anything. I find that a bit disturbing, to be honest.

- Damien Hirst

Some Touched

I spent two years figuring out how I could turn it into something that would satisfy me as a musician but also make some kind of cross-cultural link. I feel that I kind of at least touched on the possibilities of cross-cultural music, but it is a lifetime's work, and I don't profess to be anything other than a novice at it.

- Damon Albarn

Big Been

Well, when The Black Keys make a record, I never really feel limited. To me, it seems the possibilities are always endless. The big difference has been playing live and being able to recreate every little part of the record.

- Dan Auerbach

Heat

And when these advances are made, hydrogen can fill critical energy needs beyond transportation. Hydrogen can also be used to heat and generate electricity for our homes. The future possibilities of this energy source are enormous.

- Dan Lipinski

Eyes Role

When you are in a growth company, you have to really open people's eyes to the bigger possibilities so they think differently. Once they understand how to define success and what their role is in success, they make better decisions, and you can push decision-making down.

- Dan Rosensweig

Looks Itself

Animation in itself has so many different looks and styles and possibilities.

- Dave Filoni

Think Very

The possibilities are endless now, with performing, getting your music online, getting your own website and getting your music out there. I think that's very cool and amazing.

- Dave Gahan

Doing Means

My representation overseas can't stand me doing theatre because it takes me out of action. But it's what I want to do. If it means passing up other possibilities, them's the breaks.

- David Wenham

Regret Brief

Regret is a short, evocative and achingly beautiful word: an elegy to lost possibilities even in its brief annunciation.

- David Whyte

Art Learned

Poetry is often the art of overhearing yourself say things you didn't know you knew. It is a learned skill to force yourself to articulate your life, your present world or your possibilities for the future.

- David Whyte

Means Having

Harnessing the power of the present means having your full awareness on the task at hand and having access to the possibilities, the opportunities, and the support that exists right now.

- Debbie Ford

Say Through

Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through any one that suits you.

- Jim Morrison

Very Works

I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now.

- Jimmy Carl Black

Magic Other

When we really start searching for the truth in stories, we can find it everywhere, not just in sincere confessions but in the deliberate lies and imagined possibilities, the magic and fantasy, and all the other unreal elements that go into the concoction of identity.

- Joanna Scott

Excited Read

There was a time when I read a script and I just got excited about the possibilities.

- Joaquin Phoenix

Fact Allow

Theater isn't there to provide answers. Only possibilities. I just ask the questions. But I believe hope comes from the fact that there is a potential for redemption. At the core, that's what matters in the theater I'm attracted to. Do we dare to hope? Do we allow ourselves to hope?

- Joe Mantello

New Things

What's interesting about science is that we're constantly discovering new things about the universe, about ourselves, about our bodies, about diseases, about the possibilities of the future. It's amazing. Science is one of the coolest things about being a human being - without a doubt.

- Joe Rogan

Concrete

We believe the currently one cannot speak of a revolutionary situation, just as there is no concrete possibilities of an immediate and comprehensive assumption of power by the people.

- Joe Slovo

Subject

The possibilities in sci-fi are wonderful. The subject is bigger than everything we know.

- Joel Gretsch

Good Desire

When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hang-ups.

- John Coltrane

Reason Built

The space station is the most unique laboratory we've ever built. The reason we have it is to do research on materials, people, medical matters, pharmaceuticals - the possibilities are nearly endless.

- John Glenn

Human Body

What we're dealt with hopefully is two arms, two eyes, two legs, a head, a heart. The variations, the extensions, the possibilities of the human body, what that can do.

- John Guare

Show Had

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

Designers

Our economy is built upon convergent thinkers, people that execute things, get them done. But artists and designers are divergent thinkers: they expand the horizon of possibilities.

- John Maeda

Continent

People began to understand that with the acquisition of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent, of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited, so far as the development of natural resources and the genera production of wealth were concerned.

- John Moody

Nation Fifty

The nation did not begin to realize the extraordinary possibilities of the vast Western territory until its attention was thus suddenly and definitely concentrated on the Pacific by the annual addition of over fifty million dollars to the circulating medium.

- John Moody

Mind Over

To have my mind racing and my heart beating fast over glorious possibilities is very close to the summit of life experience for me.

- John Ortberg

Always Still

Remember always that the composer's pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty.

- John Philip Sousa

See Before

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

- John Sculley

Love Through

Jesus represents the possibilities of a new dimension of existence that transcends all the boundaries that restrict us from opening ourselves to God and allowing this source of love to flow through us.

- John Shelby Spong

Want Kind

I've also said you don't rule any options out, because if you are in public life because you want to make a difference... obviously, you have to be open to those kind of possibilities.

- John Thune

Voice Away

You can't truly hear your own voice until the shouting around you disappears. New ideas and possibilities - our own ideas, our own possibilities - will occur only when we step away from the Virtual Panopticon.

- John Twelve Hawks

Education

An education is a more surefire guarantee that you have possibilities opened to you.

- Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Very However

Science works because the phenomenon being described can be relied on to remain the same. Even in quantum physics, where phenomena are changed by observation, the way in which observation interferes is regular and falls within a limited range of possibilities. Human culture, however, has the nasty habit of never staying the same for very long.

- Julian Baggini

Think

I think the reality-show format is brilliant, has endless possibilities. It's documentary! But unfortunately, it's rarely executed well. So it becomes just a scripted show, but without actors.

- Justin Kirk

New

As we talk with candour, we open the doors to new possibilities and new areas of cooperation in advance in democracy, in combating terrorism, in energy and environment, science and technology and international peacekeeping.

- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Three Years

I don't know where I'm going to be in three years. Because I have the feeling that the future is so full of possibilities, to stop being an actress, to do something else... for me, the future is just a huge bunch of discoveries.

- Audrey Tautou

Canvas Blank

Jazz can be a blank canvas full of possibilities.

- Barbara Januszkiewicz

Think Still

We forget that this music, music made by my brothers and sisters, is still a baby. It's just beginning. When I think of the possibilities, it makes me smile.

- Barry White

Mind Castles

Reading is an act of civilization; it's one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.

- Ben Okri

Discovering

What is the nature of that place where our original self is one with its longing to explore its own deepest possibilities, and where discovering the treasures waiting there is the same as fulfilling our purpose for being?

- Guy Finley

Limit Your

The limit of your present understanding is not the limit of your possibilities.

- Guy Finley

Want Show

I want to show people what the possibilities are if you take care of yourself and do the right thing.

- Ben Vereen

Science Use

I'm basically a dinosaur. I don't use e-mail. But I do recognize the importance of science and the resulting possibilities.

- Bernard Marcus

Gift Your

Inspiration is the greatest gift because it opens your life to many new possibilities. Each day becomes more meaningful, and your life is enhanced when your actions are guided by what inspires you.

- Bernie Siegel

Art Explain

The art of pictorial creation is so complicated - it is so astronomical in its possibilities of relation and combination that it would take an act of super-human concentration to explain the final realization.

- Hans Hofmann

Appliance

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set.

- Harriet Van Horne

Within Lives

God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality.

- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Saxophone

I spend a lot of time copying saxophone players and trumpet players. Not to say that it is not important to listen to guitar players, but there's so much music out there and so many possibilities. I like anyone who plays any instrument.

- Bill Frisell

Next Capital

The traditional Hollywood system is pretty rigid, but the film scene in, say, South Africa is booming with a lot of possibilities. If you have the cameras and reasonable capital, you can put your film in theatres next to 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' A great example of that was Kagiso Lediga's film 'Blitz Patrole.'

- Hasan Minhaj

Jazz Side

Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn't consider himself part of a tradition.

- Bill Laswell