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It is impossible to enjoy idling unless there is plenty of work to do.
– Jerome K. Jerome
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It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune.
– Woody Allen
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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
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It is impossible to find a saint who did not take the “two P’s” seriously: prayer and penance. –St. Francis Xavier, Priest
– Saint Francis Xavier
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It is impossible to go through life without trust That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
– Graham Greene
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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
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It is impossible to imagine existence void of any intelligence.
– Kedar Joshi
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It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
– H.L. Mencken
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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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It is impossible to live without brains, either one's own or borrowed.
– Baltasar Gracian
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It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
– J. K. Rowling
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It is impossible to love and to be wise.
– Francis Bacon
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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.
– Jeremy Taylor
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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.
– Jeremy Taylor
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It is impossible to make wisdom hereditary.
– Author Unknown
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It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible reading People.
– Horace Greeley
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It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
– Jean de La Fontaine
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It is impossible to say just what I mean!
– T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, line 105
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It is impossible to think of Howard Hughes without seeing the apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and what we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. In a nation which increasingly appears to prize social virtues, Howard Hughes remains not merely antisocial but grandly, brilliantly, surpassingly, asocial. He is the last private man, the dream we no longer admit.
– Joan Didion
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It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting anything with perfect determinism because it deals with probabilities from the outset.
– Sir Arthur Eddington
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It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.
– Woody Allen
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It is impossible to underrate human intelligence--beginning with one's own.
– Henry Adams
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It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
– Dr. Howard Murphy
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It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
– Richard DeVos
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It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.
– Albert Einstein
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