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The basic principles of logic dictate that a statement cannot be both true and false at the same time ... and that a statement must be either true or false ... Lucy is lying, or she is crazy, or she is telling the truth. She cant be some combination, and she cant be none of those things ... The laws of logic dictate that she must be one of them ... Notice how practical common sense about the suposed impossibility of other worlds doesnt come into the equation.
— Sarah Arthur —

The basic principles of logic dictate that a statement cannot be both true and false at the same time ... and that a statement must be either true or false ... Lucy is lying, or she is crazy, or she is telling the truth. She can't be some combination, and she can't be none of those things ... The laws of logic dictate that she must be one of them ... Notice how practical common sense about the suposed impossibility of other worlds doesn't come into the equation.

— Sarah Arthur

The dogma of the impossibility of determining the atomic constitution of substances, which until recently was advocated with such fervor by the most able chemists, is beginning to be abandoned and forgotten; and one can predict that the day is not far in the future when a sufficient collection of facts will permit determination of the internal architecture of molecules. A series of experiments directed toward such a goal is the object of this paper.

— Wilhelm Korner

I believe it was Gorgias who was first to posit the impossibility of ever prooving anything - in which case, it might as well have been me to first propose this idea, just now.

— Dan Garfat-Pratt

There's this sense, you know: the impossibility of life, the provisional character and everything, the impossibility of finding anchorage, the insecurity, the hand to mouth existence, the terrible things that life does to you, and well, of course, growing is monotonous, so I try not to grow too much.

— Saul Bellow

Professor, when people say such things after impossibility smacks them in the face, we call it denial

— Taona Dumisani Chiveneko

Go for the impossible and you shall find out that it is possible! Impossibility is the fabrication of the coward and weak minds!

— Mehmet Murat Ildan

One can feel an attraction towards a particular person. But to release that fount of sorrow, that sense of the irreparable, those agonies which prepare the way for love, there must be
and this is perhaps, more than a person, the actual object which our passion seeks so anxiously to embrace
the risk of an impossibility.

— Marcel Proust

Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face - I know it's an impossibility, but I cannot help myself.

— Nicholas. Sparks

The onslaught of new and complex information, the academic and thinktank cults of expertise, not to mention the impossibility of bohemia in the age of high rents, have conspired to assassinate the public intellectual.

— Pankaj Mishra

Rilla's heart skipped a beat - or, if that be a pysiological impossibility, she thought it did.

— L.M. Montgomery

The condition for a miracle is difficulty, however the condition for a great miracle is not difficulty, but impossibility.

— Angus Buchan

The mathematicians have been very much absorbed with finding the general solution of algebraic equations, and several of them have tried to prove the impossibility of it. However, if I am not mistaken, they have not as yet succeeded. I therefore dare hope that the mathematicians will receive this memoir with good will, for its purpose is to fill this gap in the theory of algebraic equations.

— Niels Henrik Abel

[On alcohol:] Total abstinence is an impossibility and ... it will not do to insist on it as a general practice ...

— Queen Victoria

An undevout poet is an impossibility.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A poet without love were a physical and metaphysical impossibility.

— John Keats

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