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The man who can centre his thoughts and hopes upon something transcending self can find a certain peace in the ordinary troubles of life, which is impossible to the pure egoist.
Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
There are very few things impossible in themselves; and we do not want means to conquer difficulties so much as application and resolution in the use of means.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
It is only the impossible that is possible for God. He has given over the possible to the mechanics of matter and the autonomy of his creatures.
Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
You cannot do wrong and feel right. It is impossible!
Ezra Taft Benson
Sometimes the magnetism of a song is impossible to ignore, and it demands that it be sung in a certain way.
Accidents, try to change them - it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
J. B. Priestley
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it; and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not.
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
I contend that it's impossible to read the Sermon on the Mount and not come out against capital punishment.
Primarily affecting low-information voters and members of the mainstream media, Obama Worship Syndrome attributes impossible capabilities to Obama's political opponents, finds excuses for every Obama failure in everyone around him and praises the president as the finest politician - nay, human being - of our time.
It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes; enemies are inevitable when one is a doer.
It's sad when you can't make everyone happy, though. It's impossible but, at the same time, you still hope. You think, 'Maybe I can do it,' but you know you can't. But gosh, if I had to rely on giving people what they wanted, I would have had to write 40 billion different books and even then, I wouldn't get it right.
Do I believe, for example, that by using magic I could fly? No. How would you get around gravity? Impossible. Do I believe that I might be able to project my consciousness into a very, very vivid simulation of flying? Yeah. Yes, I've done that. Yes, that works.
Write for yourself, not for a perceived audience. If you do, you'll mostly fall flat on your face, because it's impossible to judge what people want. And you have to read. That's how you learn what is good writing and what is bad. Then the main thing is application. It's hard work.
It's impossible to consider living without ideals. However, when ideas lead to ideology, that's a very dangerous thing. Ideology then leads to creating the image of an enemy, and it leads to the murder and massacre that we've seen since the beginning of time.
It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.
It was darn nigh impossible for women in rock in the '70s. There wasn't a mold if you were a woman and you were in the entertainment in the '70s. You were probably a disco diva or a folk singer, or simply ornamental. Radio would play only one woman per hour.
Jerry Robinson illustrated some of the defining images of pop culture's greatest icons. As an artist myself, it's impossible not to feel humbled by his body of work. Everyone who loves comics owes Jerry a debt of gratitude for the rich legacy that he leaves behind.
One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible.
Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.
As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum.
I do wish I could tell you my age but it's impossible. It keeps changing all the time.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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What is forgiven is usually well remembered.
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