Quotes: impossible

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  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
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    There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
  • When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    Accidents, try to change them - it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    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.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    writer and editor
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    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
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    At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
  • John Haggai
    John Haggai
    American evangelist 1924-
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    Attempt something so impossible that unless God is in it, it's doomed to failure.
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