Quote Of The Day
Contact & More
Terms Of Service
Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen.
Pliny the Elder
How could a New Yorker possibly take something called the Hollywood String Quartet seriously?
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or 'get rich' in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty
The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass.
I have tried to be as eclectic as I possibly can with my professional life, and so far it's been pretty fun.
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to, something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your life. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do.
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.
A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can.
No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble.
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.
John F. Kennedy
When onstage, I always try to take my audience through as many emotions as I possibly can. I want them to go from laughter to tears, be shocked and surprised and walk out the door with a renewed sense of themselves - and maybe a smile.
Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain - we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.
If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?
It would be curious to discover who it is to whom one writes in a diary. Possibly to some mysterious personification of one's own identity.
One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.
Never be the only one, except, possibly, in your own home.
No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.
James A. Baldwin
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?
There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine.
Logan Pearsall Smith
We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.
You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot
AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder.
Older Entries ›
Quote Of The Day
Contact & Legal
Terms Of Service
Join our feeds to automatically receive the latest headlines, news, and information formatted for your club's website or news reader.
Login with facebook
Login with twitter