impossibility

A Quote by Norman Vincent Peale on impossibility, sermons, and sleep

Americans are so tense and keyed up that it is impossible even to put them to sleep with a sermon.

Norman Vincent Peale (1898 - 1993)

Source: How to Handle Tough Times by Norman Vincent Peale

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A Quote by Nikolai Lenin on impossibility, laws, progress, revolution, and time

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws. But when it come it moves irresistibly.

Nikolai Lenin (1870 - 1924)

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A Quote by Nelson Algren on belief, impossibility, love, meaning, and risk

The Impossible Generalized Man is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy - yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.

Nelson Algren (1909 - 1981)

Source: Notes from a Sea Diary: Hemingway All the Way, "Prefatory," 1966.

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on christ, god, impossibility, jesus, sons, and spirit

When one comes to know God and His Son Jesus Christ through the scriptures, the Spirit, and personal revelation, it is impossible to feel anything other than overwhelmed by the attributes so perfectly developed in them and so tentatively and superficially developed in oneself. Even so, we are told to strive to become like them.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Sermons Not Spoken, p.24, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Nat King Cole on beginning, fatherhood, impossibility, and words

I felt something impossible for me to explain in words. Then when they took her away, it hit me. I got scared all over again and began to feel giddy. Then it came to me - I was a father.

Nat King Cole (1919 - 1965)

Source: Ebony, Mar 1950.

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A Quote by Napoleon Hill on acceptance, desires, failure, impossibility, impulses, nature, principles, and reality

Through some strange and powerful principle of "mental chemistry" which she has never divulged, nature wraps up in the impulse of strong desire, "that something" which recognizes no such word as "impossible," and accepts no such reality as failure.

Napoleon Hill

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on impossibility

The word impossible is not in my dictionary.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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A Quote by Mary St. Leger Kingsley on conversation, existence, generations, impossibility, lovers, and power

He credited her with a number of virtues, of the existence of which her conduct and conversation had given but limited indications. -But, then, lovers have a proverbial power of balancing inverted pyramids, going to sea in sieves, and successfully performing other kindred feats impossible to a faithless and unbelieving generation.

Mary St. Leger Kingsley (1852 - 1931)

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A Quote by Mary McLeod Bethune on faith, impossibility, life, and service

Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.

Mary McLeod Bethune (1875 - 1955)

Source: Women of Faith and Spirit.

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A Quote by Marvin J. Ashton on day, god, happiness, and impossibility

It is a happy day when we come to know that with God's help, nothing is impossible for us.

Marvin J. Ashton (1915 - 1994)

Source: Ensign, November 1988, p. 59.

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