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When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-19560
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
English writer 1894-19630
Look with complete innocence at the infinitely improbable thing before you.
Irish writer 1854-19000
Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.
American politician 1961-0
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.Source: An American Story: The Speeches of Barack Obama : a Primer
American humorist, playwright 1866-19440
Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.Source: The Sign of the Four (1890) ch. 6
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC0
Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist 1908-20060
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
When the impossibility has been eliminated, whatever remains, no matter how improbable... is possible.