Impossible Quotes

Quotes tagged as "impossible" (showing 1-30 of 408)
Shel Silverstein
“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
Shel Silverstein

Agatha Christie
“The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.”
Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express

Karl Lagerfeld
“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Lewis Carroll
“Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said. 'One can't believe impossible things.'

I daresay 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. There goes the shawl again!”
Lewis Carroll

Carol Rifka Brunt
“Maybe I was destined to forever fall in love with people I couldn’t have. Maybe there’s a whole assortment of impossible people waiting for me to find them. Waiting to make me feel the same impossibility over and over again.”
Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell the Wolves I'm Home

Douglas Adams
“There is no point in using the word 'impossible' to describe something that has clearly happened.”
Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Before I go on with this short history, let me make a general observation– the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. This philosophy fitted on to my early adult life, when I saw the improbable, the implausible, often the "impossible," come true.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Crack-Up

Marissa Meyer
“But hoping," he said, "is how the impossible can be possible after all.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Sigmund Freud
“It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.”
Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents

Laini Taylor
“It was impossible, of course. But when did that ever stop any dreamer from dreaming.”
Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer

Arthur Conan Doyle
“How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Sign of Four

Paul Auster
“We all want to believe in impossible things, I suppose, to persuade ourselves that miracles can happen.”
Paul Auster, The Book of Illusions

Victor Hugo
“Nothing is more imminent than the impossible . . . what we must always foresee is the unforeseen.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Molly McAdams
“Kinda pointless to fight for what you want when what you want continues to break your heart”
Molly McAdams, Stealing Harper

Cherie Carter-Scott
“Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible”
Cherie Carter-Scott

André Gide
“There are many things that seem impossible only so long as one does not attempt them.”
André Gide, Autumn Leaves

Henry Ford
“When Henry Ford decided to produce his famous V-8 motor, he chose to build an engine with the entire eight cylinders cast in one block, and instructed his engineers to produce a design for the engine. The design was placed on paper, but the engineers agreed, to a man, that it was simply impossible to cast an eight-cylinder engine-block in one piece.

Ford replied,''Produce it anyway.”
Henry Ford

Kami Garcia
Ethan, I love you. Don’t leave me. I can’t do this without you.
If there was moonlight, I could have seen his face. But there was no moon, not now, and the only light came from the fire, still frozen, surrounding me on every side. The sky was empty, absolutely black. There was nothing. I had lost everything tonight.
I sobbed until I couldn’t breathe and my fingers slipped through his, knowing I would never feel those fingers in my hair again.
Ethan.

Kami Garcia, Beautiful Creatures

Mark Twain
“They did not know it was impossible so they did it”
Mark Twain

Ezra Taft Benson
“You cannot do wrong and feel right. It is impossible!”
Ezra Taft Benson

“It's impossible to live without hurting others.”
Jun Mochizuki, Pandora Hearts, Volume 6

Rachilde
“I have never been loved enough to gain the desire of reproducing a being in the image of my lover and I have never been given enough pleasure so that my brain has not had the leisure to seek better...I have wanted the impossible...”
Rachilde, Monsieur Vénus: A Materialist Novel

Chris Bradford
“The impossible becomes possible if only your mind believes it.”
Chris Bradford, The Way of the Sword

Ilyas Kassam
“If nature has taught us anything it is that the impossible is probable”
Ilyas Kassam

Santosh Kalwar
“Only if you are possible, everything will be possible.”
Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

Ashley Poston
“My dad said that the impossible is only impossible if you don’t even try. So I want to try.”
Ashley Poston, Geekerella

“Only the impossible is worth doing.”
Akong Rinpoche

Robert G. Ingersoll
“Take from the church the miraculous, the supernatural, the incomprehensible, the unreasonable, the impossible, the unknowable, the absurd, and nothing but a vacuum remains.”
Robert G. Ingersoll, The Ghosts and Other Lectures

“Whoever said nothing is impossible obviously hasn't tried nailing Jell-O to a tree.”
John Candy

George Orwell
“How could you communicate with the future? It was of its nature impossible. Either the future would resemble the present, in which case it would not listen to him; or it would be different from it, and his predicament would be meaningless.”
George Orwell, 1984

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