Quotes by impossibility

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  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.
  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Love feels no burden, regards not labors, strives toward more than it attains, argues not of impossibility, since it believes that it may and can do all things. Therefore it avails for all things, and fulfils and accomplishes much where one not a lover falls and lies helpless.
  • Arnold H. Glasgow
    Arnold H. Glasgow
    American editor and businessman (Born as Arnold Henry Glasow) 1905-1998
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    Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
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    The changes in our life must come from the impossibility to live otherwise than according to the demands of our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    American writer and editor 1893–1948
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    The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    There was never yet an uninteresting life. Such a thing is an impossibility. Inside of the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy, and a tragedy.
  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury
    American science-fiction writer 1920-
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    We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    When the impossibility has been eliminated, whatever remains, no matter how improbable... is possible.
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