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Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-19560
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
It is all a matter of time scale. An event that would be unthinkable in a hundred years may be inevitable in a hundred million.Source: Cosmos (1980) 98
French writer 1869-19510
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
British Author 1912-19900
It's unthinkable not to love - you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin.
British science-fiction writer 1952-0
Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.Source: Dirk Gently's holistisch detectivebureau (2016)
Engels writer 1948-0
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
English poet 1612-16800
There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.
They used to be seen as insane or unthinkable acts of madmen. But if they take place they'll be called "war" too. And there will still be no conventional war.
They used to be seen as insane or unthinkable acts of madmen. But if they take place they'll be called 'war' too. And there will still be no conventional war.
They were so exhausted and seasick and all they could do was crawl up those beaches. And thousands of them lay dead in no time at all. It's unthinkable.
American novelist 1932-0
To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.
Edward M. Forster
English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-19700
We are not concerned with the very poor. They are unthinkable, and only to be approached by the statistician or the poet.
American poet 1892-19820
We have no choice but to be guilty. God is unthinkable if we are innocent.