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Positive Quotes about Determinism

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It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting
anything with perfect determinism because it deals
with probabilities from the outset.
- Arthur Eddington

The world changed from having the determinism of a
clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine.
- Heinz R. Pagels

In one sense I feel that my book is a one-woman argument against determinism.
- Susan Griffin

Life is like a game of cards.
The hand you are dealt is determinism;
the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

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Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that,
all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding,
he believes he has free will.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

A profound political question is suddenly on the table:
Must the country continue to give precedence to private
financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?
- William Greider

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
- Walt Disney

Start by doing what's necessary;
then do what's possible;
and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
- St. Francis of Assisi

It always seems impossible until its done.
- Nelson Mandela

It is difficult to say what is impossible,
for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today
and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Goddard

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

The only place where your dream becomes impossible
is in your own thinking.
- Robert H. Schuller

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
- John Keywood

The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

All that is necessary to break the spell
of inertia and frustration is this:
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

It is impossible for a man to conceal himself.
In every act, word or gesture,
he stands revealed as he is,
and not as he would have himself appear to be.
From the Universe, nothing is or can be hidden.
- Ernest Holmes

Truly great friends are hard to find,
difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
- Anonymous

People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The difference between the impossible and the possible
lies in a persons determination.
- Tommy Lasorda

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

It was impossible to get a conversation going,
everybody was talking too much.
- Yogi Berra

It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
- Mother Teresa

Sometimes I've believed as many as
six impossible things before breakfast.
- Lewis Carroll

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert,
gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just
enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
- Agnes Repplier

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

Failure is impossible.
- Susan B. Anthony

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time.
Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have
the power to choose either.
- Wayne Dyer

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible,
then they seem improbable, and then,
when we summon the will,
they soon become inevitable.
- Christopher Reeve

Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to
the North Pole by dog team.
There will be too much open water.
- Will Steger

It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place
the world is when one is playing golf.
- Robert Wilson Lynd

Music expresses that which can not be said
and on which it is impossible to be silent.
- Victor Hugo

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise,
just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine
it run by a board of gods.
- H. L. Mencken

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
- Audrey Hepburn

Who so loves believes the impossible.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible
will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy

Most of the things worth doing in the world had been
declared impossible before they were done.
- Louis D. Brandeis

All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.
So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
- William Faulkner

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools.
The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
- Haim G. Ginott

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible,
he is almost certainly right; but if he says that it is impossible,
he is very probably wrong.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still
dreaming of impossible future conquests.
- Charles Lindbergh

It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any
level without leaving traces,
bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
- William Gibson

I won't predict anything historic.
But nothing is impossible.
- Michael Phelps

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Every noble work is at first impossible.
- Thomas Carlyle

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.
- Mark Twain

Love without conversation is impossible.
- Mortimer Adler

There's a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked.
It's impossible to be mature without having lived.
- Amy Grant

It has become impossible to give up the enterprise
of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure
of building up a collective peace system.
- Arthur Henderson

He who molds the public sentiment...
makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
- Abraham Lincoln

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive;
easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
- Henry Peter Brougham

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

It is very nearly impossible...
to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.
- James A. Baldwin

Where is the politician who has not promised to fight
to the death for lower taxes-
and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending
projects that make tax cuts impossible?
- Barry Goldwater

When you have a great and difficult task,
something perhaps almost impossible,
if you only work a little at a time,
every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.
- Isak Dinesen

I do believe in living out your own time,
unless it's absolutely impossible, which it is for some people.
- Alan Bates

It really is impossible not to like him.
His success was his failure.
- Arthur C. Danto

In 1937, I began, like Lazarus, the impossible return.
- Whittaker Chambers

The existing documentary makers still believe that
it is impossible to produce drama material in this State,
otherwise they would be doing it, they say.
- Ann Macbeth

The impossible often has a kind of integrity which
the merely improbable lacks.
- Douglas Adams

It is impossible to fuse totally with a culture for
which you feel a measure of antagonism.
- Chaim Potok

It is impossible to have a public trial if you can't
guarantee the safety of witnesses,
judges or defense counsel.
- Richard Goldstone


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