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Quotations on Impossibility

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The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a little longer.

~ Unknown

- Slogan of the United States Army Service Forces

The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little longer.

~ George Santayana

To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.

~ Sir Walter Scott

Every noble work is at first impossible.

~ Thomas Carlyle

Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.

~ Mark Twain

Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient will we should always have sufficient means. It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"There is no use trying," said Alice; "one can't believe impossible things." "I dare say you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

~ Lewis Carroll

- Through the Looking Glass

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

~ Louis D. Brandeis

It is impossible to overdo luxury.

~ Proverbs

- French Proverb

Impossibility: a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.

~ Napoleon Bonaparte

In the age in which we live, the impossible is every day losing ground.

~ Anne Sophie Swetchine

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