Quotations About
possibility

I wouldn’t say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.

As reported in the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/), July 27 2012
Posted in: Michael Phelps

Lady Edith: I thought it was supposed to be unsinkable.
Robert: Every mountain is “unclimbable” until someone climbs it. So every ship is “unsinkable” until it sinks.

Posted in: Downton Abbey

If you don’t know it’s impossible it’s easier to do. And because nobody’s done it before, they haven’t made up rules to stop anyone doing that again, yet.

Address to the University of the Arts Class of 2012
Posted in: Neil Gaiman

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

Pilote de Guerre (1942) (Flight to Arras)

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

Le Petit Prince (1943) (The Little Prince)

Big things are expected of us, and nothing big ever came of being small.

Inaugural Address, 20 Jan 1997

The strange thing about life is that though the nature of it must have been apparent to every one for hundreds of years, no one has left any adequate account of it. The streets of London have their map; but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?

Jacob's Room (1922)
Posted in: Virginia Woolf

I look for good possibilities in movies. I don’t look for perfection.

"A mellow, reflective Christopher Walken", The Seattle Times, October 18, 2004

Ted: The last seed?
Once-ler: It’s not about what it is. It’s about what it can become. Just like – you’re not just a boy.

Posted in: The Lorax

Luke Dunphy: You can do it, dad! You’re making the impossible unimpossible!

Phil on Wire (season 3, episode 3)
Posted in: Modern Family