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«At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.»
«Certain phrases stick in the throat, even if they offer nothing that is analytically improbable. 'A dashing Swiss officer' is one such. Another is 'the beautiful Law Courts.»
«It is by no means improbable that some future textbook, for the use of generations yet unborn, will contain a question something like this: What historical American of the nineteenth century has exerted the most powerful influence upon the destinies of his countrymen? And it is by no means impossible that the answer to that interrogatory may be thus written: Joseph Smith, the Mormon Prophet. And the reply, absurd as it doubtless seems to most men now living, may be an obvious commonplace to their descendants»
Author: Josiah Quincy
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«In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable»
«Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.»
Author: Galileo Galilei
«Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.»
«If it be the design of Providence to extirpate these savages in order to make room for the cultivation of the earth, it seems not improbable that rum may be the appointed means.»
Author: Benjamin Franklin
«How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?»
«It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.»
«It's not improbable that a man may receive more solid satisfaction from pudding while he is alive than from praise after he is dead»