Notables and Quotables

Possibilities

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.”
– Thomas Edison

“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.”
– Soren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.”
– Shunryu Suzuki, Zen monk

“There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.”
– Charles Kettering, American inventor

“Creative risk-taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.”
– Gary Ryan Blair, American conceptualist thinker

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”
– William G.T. Shedd, American theologian