Quotes: improbable

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  • When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Look with complete innocence at the infinitely improbable thing before you.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Man can believe the impossible, but man can never believe the improbable.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    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
  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
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    Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.
    Source: The Sign of the Four (1890) ch. 6
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    When the impossibility has been eliminated, whatever remains, no matter how improbable... is possible.
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