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"If you are attempting the impossible, you will fail." - Robert Heller

"By attempting the impossible one can attain the highest level of the possible." - August Strindberg

"Only the impossible is worth attempting. In everything else one is sure to fail." - Celia Green

"I know of no better life purpose than to perish in attempting the great and the impossible." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Any approach to strategy quickly encounters a conflict between corporate objectives and corporate capabilities. Attempting the impossible is not good strategy. It is just a waste of resources." - Bruce Henderson

"One who opens his eyes and sees. To be good at seeing. How difficult not to see anything but the visible. And nothing will be left but dust and manure. Attempting the impossible. Approach the mystery." - Patrick Swift

"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.' You won't believe what you can accomplish by attempting the impossible with the courage to repeatedly fail better." - Samuel Beckett

"The most reliable ways to make oneself miserable are attempting to change people and not attempting to change circumstances." - Carolyn Hax

"Six mistakes mankind keeps making century after century: Believing that personal gain is made by crushing others; Worrying about things that cannot be changed or corrected; Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it; Refusing to set aside trivial preferences; Neglecting development and refinement of the mind; Attempting to compel others to believe and live as we do." - Cicero

"Six mistakes mankind keeps making century after century: Believing that personal gain is made by crushing others; Worrying about things that cannot be changed or corrected; Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it; Refusing to set aside trivial preferences; Neglecting development and refinement of the mind; Attempting to compel others to believe and live as we do." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"To some people the impossible is impossible." - Elizabeth Bibesco

"Dream the impossible dream." - Joe Darion

"The impossible happens." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Expect the impossible." - Kyle Massey

"Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. BY ORDER OF THE AUTHOR." - Mark Twain

"The truth is that there is no journey. You are right now what you are attempting to be. You are right now where you are attempting to go." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Every religion is the product of the conceptual mind attempting to describe the mystery." - Ram Dass

"To stimulate optimal size and strength increases, it's imperative that you regularly attempt the momentarily impossible. For example, if you can curl 100 pounds for a maximum of 10 reps, but never attempt the 11th, your body has no reason to enlarge upon its existing capacity. It is only by regularly attempting to go beyond your existing capacity that inroads are made into your body's reserves." - Mike Mentzer

"Ego is constantly attempting to acquire and apply the teachings of spirituality for its own benefit." - Chogyam Trungpa

"The earth is attempting to rid itself of an infection by human parasite." - Richard Preston

"The only thing tougher than developing leadership skills is attempting to be successful without them." - Orrin Woodward

"Attempting to identify with the source is an idea. You are already that." - Mooji

"The most common mistake we make as teachers is attempting to tell our students too much." - Robert H. Frank

"The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere." - Xunzi

"Attempting to identify with the source is an idea. You are already that." - Mooji

"I always want to be the best at whatever I'm attempting to do." - Kanye West

"The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere." - Xun Zi

"I like the fact that major studios have been attempting horror films recently." - Richard King

"You must hear the birds song without attempting to render it into nouns and verbs." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Science should always be in the business of attempting to disprove itself." - Ben Stein

"Arguing, in the sense of attempting to convince others, has gone out of fashion with conservatives." - P J Orourke

"Hope makes the impossible possible." - Lorna Byrne

"Only the impossible lasts forever." - Djuna Barnes

"Believe the impossible is possible" - Glen Keane

"Whoso loves Believes the impossible." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Be realistic, demand the impossible!" - Che Guevara

"He made the impossible possible." - Arsene Wenger

"It's the impossible become possible and yet remaining impossible." - Terence Mckenna

"The only impossible thing is something to be impossible." - Carlos Gershenson

"As the situation developed, the futility of attempting suicide in the middle of a hospital became apparent." - Steig Larsson

"To speak the gospel skillfully without attempting to perform the gospel is a false proclamation of the gospel." - William Henry Willimon

"There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"Although attempting to bring about world peace through the internal transformation of individuals is difficult, it is the only way." - Dalai Lama

"To live without philosophizing is in truth the same as keeping the eyes closed without attempting to open them." - Rene Descartes

"I don't have a clue about the way to achievement, however the way to disappointment is attempting to please everyone." - Bill Cosby

"He moved in a way that suggested he was attempting the world speed record for the nonchalant walk." - Terry Pratchett

"A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth." - Walter Martin

"I'm somewhat of a raptivist but I wasn't attempting to make a socio-political statement as much as I was attempting to voice for the voiceless whatever ideas that came to mind if I was in that situation." - Myka 9

"Legacy media accuses young people of being apathetic while actively attempting to remove them from the discussion." - Hank Green

"Those who make no mistakes are making the biggest mistakes of all - they are attempting nothing new." - Anthony De Mello

"Attempting to understand consciousness with your mind, is like trying to illuminate the sun with a candle..." - Mooji

"I began attempting to write for children under the mistaken assumption that writing for children was easy." - Robin Hobb

"To endeavor to work upon the vulgar with fine sense is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor." - Alexander Pope

"It doesn't seem to be worth wasting a lot of energy on attempting to rewrite the past." - Douglas Tompkins

"Politics resemble religion; attempting to divest either of ceremony is the most certain mode of bringing either into contempt." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Leaders must earn the trust of their teams, their organizations, and their stakeholders before attempting to engage their support." - Warren G. Bennis

"We are attempting, by this Constitution, to abolish factions, and to unite all parties for the general welfare." - Alexander Hamilton

"A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering cold iron." - Horace Mann

"Real Christians revel in desperate ventures for Christ, expecting from God great things and attempting the same with exhilaration." - C. T. Studd

"My dharma teaches me to give my life for the sake of others without even attempting to kill." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The key to attempting to create art in some aspect is also knowing that it will turn some people off." - Dane Cook

"We [the U.S.] think nothing...of attempting to inflict upon other peoples forms of government ill-tailored to their needs." - Ralph Peters

"It is strange to reflect how much energy is thrown away in attempting to know the unknowable." - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"I'm attempting to put myself in a bottle that will one day wash up on the beach for my children." - Randy Pausch

"Real Christians revel in desperate ventures for Christ, expecting from God great things and attempting the same with exhilaration." - Charles Studd

"Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. BY ORDER OF THE AUTHOR per G.G., CHIEF OF ORDNANCE" - Mark Twain

"Visionaries see the "impossible" as the inevitable." - Robin S. Sharma

"Bolts are the murder of the impossible." - Reinhold Messner

"God raises the level of the impossible." - Corrie Ten Boom

"Believe the unbelievable and receive the impossible." - Jesse Duplantis

"Creativity is the art of the impossible" - Ben Okri

"Only the impossible is worth the effort." - Jeanette Winterson

"The impossible is often the untried." - Jim Goodwin

"I like the probability of the impossible." - Nicolas Roeg

"Nothing is impossible in the United States." - Eve Curie

"Be realistic: always wish the impossible." - Paulo Coelho

"Let's be realistic. Let's do the impossible!" - Che Guevara

"What I really wanted was the impossible." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"My nostalgia is for the impossible." - Mason Cooley

"Whoso loves, believes in the impossible" - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Impossible to see, the future is." - Frank Oz

"Only the impossible is worth doing." - Akong Rinpoche

"...nothing seemed impossible in the beginning..." - Louisa May Alcott

"Be realistic: Go for the impossible!" - Paulo Coelho

"Nothing is impossible to the willing heart." - Thomas Heywood

"Finding clothes in the South was impossible." - Justin Townes Earle

"Impossible desires are the height of unreason." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"The opposite of nature is impossible." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Love can sometimes achieve the impossible" - Nicholas Sparks

"I've learned to never underestimate the impossible." - Joe Nichols

"In stages, the impossible becomes possible." - T. K. V. Desikachar

"We ought not to desire the impossible." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"In France, only the impossible is admired." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"nothing except the impossible shall occur" - E E Cummings

"The opposite of nature is impossible" - Buckminster Fuller

"We specialize in the wholly impossible." - Nannie Burroughs

"Even the impossible becomes possible through devotion." - Sarada Devi

"Sincere practice, makes the impossible possible." - Dada Vaswani

"My acting coach makes the impossible accessible." - Karolina Kurkova

"Who so loves believes the impossible." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"I have never believed in the impossible." - Faye Wattleton

"Who so loves believes the impossible." - Elizabeth Barrett Brownin

"We should not desire the impossible." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Magic is always impossible.... It begins with the impossible and ends with the impossible and is impossible in between. That is why it's magic." - Kate Dicamillo

"The Lord never asks the impossible. Often the difficult, but never the impossible." - David B. Haight

"The only problem with doing the impossible is that everybody expects you to duplicate the impossible." - John McKay

"Everyone is in love with the impossible; the impossible gives you neverending dreams and neverending hopes." - Philippos Syrigos

"I begin by imagining the impossible and end by accomplishing the impossible." - Sri Chinmoy

"The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances." - Agatha Christie

"God doesn't expect the impossible from us. He wants us to expect the impossible from Him!" - Dwight L Moody

"Eliminate the impossible. Then if nothing remains, some part of the 'impossible' was possible." - Anthony Boucher

"Eliminate the impossible. Then if nothing remains, some part of the 'impossible' was possible." - Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White)

"The impossible talked of is less impossible from the moment words are laid to it." - Storm Jameson

"Bankers are lynxes. To expect any gratitude from them is equivalent to attempting to move the wolves of the Ukraine to pity in the middle of winter." - Honore De Balzac

"By the time you have your protagonist attempting to assassinate the Pope, you've sort of signaled that everything is on the table." - Brian K Vaughan

"As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven." - Douglas Horton

"Faith is believing in the impossible because we have a God who is master of impossible." - Shane Claiborne

"The impossible is not quite impossible if you put your mind to it." - Nik Wallenda

"Dream impossible dreams. When those dreams come true, make the next ones more impossible." - Urijah Faber

"The majority of women commit the strategic error of attempting to excel in a maximum of fields in order to satisfy all their customers' needs." - Christiane Collange

"Attempting to liberate the oppressed without their reflective participation in the act of liberation is to treat them as objects that must be saved from a burning building." - Paulo Freire

"Walking out in the middle of a funeral would be, of course, bad form. So attempting to walk out on one's own was beyond the pale." - Steve Hockensmith

"See? You're the crazy one, you redheaded freak. I've been attempting to translate the phrase into Latin. If I ever succeed, I shall make it my personal motto." - Kirsten Miller

"It is by attempting to reach the top at a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world." - William Cobbett

"English is the result of Norman men-at-arms attempting to pick up Saxon barmaids and is no more legitimate than any of the other results." - H. Beam Piper

"The men who attempt to survive, not by means of reason, but by means of force, are attempting to survive by the method of animals." - Ayn Rand

"That's sort of the idea that if we, in attempting to explain away that which is experienced, the experience itself is diminished." - Fred Alan Wolf

"I would feel pretty embarrassed if I was doing what I do and I wasn't at least attempting the eloquent translation of the human experience in some way." - El-P

"The secret to perseverance is a simple one: have a bigger commitment to getting the job done than to attempting to control your inner feelings and sensations." - Nicholas Lore

"Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God." - Henry Kissinger

"Live in such a way that unless God shows up what you're attempting to do is bound to fail. This is the nature of the Gospel." - Bill Johnson

"It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world." - William Cobbett

"It is also difficult to articulate the subtleties in cinema, because there aren't words or metaphors which describe many of the emotions you are attempting to evoke." - Conrad Hall

"It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible." - Arthur Machen

"It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world." - William Cobbett

"But I have always - ever since The Accidental Woman - written novels about individuals attempting to make choices in the context of situations over which they have no control." - Jonathan Coe

"Most people wait for the muse to turn up. That's terribly unreliable. I have to sit down and pursue the muse by attempting to work." - Nick Cave

"A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties." - Franklin Pierce

"Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God." - Henry A Kissinger

"Much of my work in this period was concerned with exploring the logic of economic models, but also with attempting to reconcile the models with every day observation." - Joseph Stiglitz

"The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron." - Horace Mann

"A major feature of life at the NIH in late 1960s was the extraordinary offering of evening courses for physicians attempting to become scientists as they neared thirty." - Harold E Varmus

"He must be theory-mad beyond redemption who ... shall ... persist in attempting to reconcile the obstinate oils and waters of Poetry and Truth." - Edgar Allan Poe

"I must have no fear of failure. It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the Master Work." - Paulo Coelho

"This is systems security for the Central Intelligence Agency. We would like to know why you are attempting to hack one of our classified databases." - Dan Brown

"Any people attempting to govern themselves by laws of their own making, and by officers of their own appointment, are in direct rebellion against the kingdom of God" - Orson Pratt

"This message (that attempting to beat the market is futile) can never be sold on Wall Street because it is in effect telling stock analysts to drop dead." - Paul Samuelson

"... but every person who does serious time with a keyboard is attempting to translate his version of the world into words so that he might be understood." - Betsy Lerner

"Now, however, I see the folly of attempting to hitch one's wagon to a star with a harness that does not belong to it." - Helen Keller

"I was attempting to write the story of my life. It wasn't so much about plot. It was much more about character." - David Levithan



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