God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible.
But what does interest me is the notion that if you do a lot of work it means there's a potential for other people to understand that a lot of things are possible with a sustained effort and that the broadening of experiences is possible and I think that's all art can be.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
It's true I always try to be as seductive as possible but I wouldn't be here if I couldn't play tennis.
The public has an appetite for anything about imagination - anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible.
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.
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you're just fair game.
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
The biological task of science is to provide the fully developed human individual with as perfect a means of orientating himself as possible. No other scientific ideal can be realised, and any other must be meaningless.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
The man of traditional societies could only live in a space opening outward, where the break in plane was symbolically assured and hence communication with the "other world", the transcendental world, was ritually possible.
With Alien, because we always use a different director, each one kind of stands on its own. So I guess it's possible for them to make another one, but we have no plans.
The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible. We are pilots, not servants.
He found in the world without as actual what was in his world within as possible.
At first, one sees the person who is modelling; but little by little, all of the possible sculptures that could be made come between artist and model.
The rudiment of verse may, possibly, be found in the spondee.
I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife.
Entertainment today constantly emphasises the message that things are wonderful the way they are. But there is another kind of cinema, which says that change is possible and necessary and it's up to you.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer.
Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to be for as short a time as possible but, once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure. One evening out of two there are five minutes of a miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and again. It's like a drug.