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Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.

Louis D. Brandeis

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The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite. Without this, it is impossible to accumulate, within the allotted span, enough experience of eating to have anything worth setting down.

A. J. Liebling

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Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.

Sarah Bernhardt

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John F. Kennedy

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Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Bette Davis

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At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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It's impossible to know what happens in the fog of war.

Hillary Clinton

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The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

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The malaria parasite has been killing children and sapping the strength of whole populations for tens of thousands of years. It is impossible to calculate the harm malaria has done to the world.

Bill Gates

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The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

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Impossible — quotes and aphorisms

This has always been a motto of mine: Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Bette Davis

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It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration.

Edsger Dijkstra

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The more the technocrats programme it down to the smallest detail, the more the powerful manipulate it, football continues to be the art of the unforeseeable. When you least expect it, the impossible occurs: the dwarf teaches the giant a lesson, and a scraggy, bow-legged black man makes an athlete sculpted in Greece look ridiculous.

Eduardo Galeano

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In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.

Simone de Beauvoir

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If one looks at the different problems of the integral calculus which arise naturally when one wishes to go deep into the different parts of physics, it is impossible not to be struck by the analogies existing.

Henri Poincare

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It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.

J. K. Rowling

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It would be impossible to estimate how much time and energy we invest in trying to fix, change and deny our emotions — especially the ones that shake us at our very core, like hurt, jealousy, loneliness, shame, rage and grief.

Debbie Ford

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It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

Epictetus

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The man of the future may, and even must, do things impossible in the past and acquire new motor variations not given by heredity.

G. Stanley Hall

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My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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