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It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
– Mignon McLaughlin
It is important, of course, that controversies be settled right, but there are many civil questions which arise between individuals in which it is not so important the controversy be settled one way or another as that it be settled. Of course a settlement of a controversy on a fundamentally wrong principle of law is greatly to be deplored, but there must of necessity be many rules governing the relations between members of the same society that are more important in that their establishment creates a known rule of action than that they proceed on one principle or another. Delay works always for the man with the longest purse.
– William Howard Taft
It is impossible for a dove to catch a swallow, for a clever man to catch a genius.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
– Agnes Repplier
It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
– Epictetus
It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth without making some other Englishman hate or despise him.
– George Bernard Shaw
It is impossible for ideas to compete in the marketplace if no forum for their presentation is provided or available.
– Thomas Mann
It is impossible for those who are engaged in low and grovelling pursuits to entertain noble and generous sentiments. Their thoughts must always necessarily be somewhat similar to their employments.
– Demosthenes
It is impossible that a fish doesn’t carry any smell of the sea and a real love, of the melancholy!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind.
– Jonathan Swift
It is impossible to better yourself if you do not know what it means to be better.
– Unknown
It is impossible to carry everyone you know to your future! Most will remain in your past!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible to catch today; it flows out from our palms! It is impossible to catch tomorrow; it flows out from our palms! We cannot hold them; they constantly run away from us!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.
– William G. McAdoo
It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good.
– T. S. Eliot
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.
– Jerome K. Jerome
It is impossible to enjoy idling unless there is plenty of work to do.
– Jerome K. Jerome
It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune.
– Woody Allen
It is impossible to find a man who has everything, but it is possible to find one who enjoys the things he has.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is impossible to go through life without trust That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
– Graham Greene
It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
– Graham Greene, The Ministry of Fear
It is impossible to imagine existence void of any intelligence.
– Kedar Joshi
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
– H.L. Mencken
It is impossible to live in the past, difficult to live in the present and a waste to live in the future.
– Frank Herbert, Dune

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