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The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.Douglas Adams

People who don't normally read make an exception for my books, possibly because they're short.Mitch Albom

My total year's income from working as hard as I possibly could from writing went from like $30 one year to about $70 the next year. And it made me realize that maybe you couldn't really pay the rent that way.Kevin J. Anderson

Whoever stands by a just cause cannot possibly be called a terrorist.Yasser Arafat

I want the subject to be in control. Because they will give me something I couldn't possibly know about them.Eve Arnold

We ought as much as we can to endeavour the Perfecting of our Beings, and that we be as happy as possibly we may.Mary Astell

I did feel when my mother died if anyone was going to haunt me it would be her. And she hasn't, so I think it is possibly the end.Kate Atkinson

One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.Clement Attlee

At this point we've answered about every question you could possibly imagine about Deep Space Nine, so we do this thing called Theatrical Jazz, where we do a show of bits and pieces of things from plays and literature, poetry... stuff that we like. It's fun.Rene Auberjonois

Ideally, one should have more material than one can possibly cope with.Frank Auerbach

I can tell you who I'd like to work with as far as rock legends. Definitely Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters. Of course Linkin Park. Actually, I already worked with Travis Barker on a couple of things. Gotta let the drummer get some. Possibly Paramore, Hayley Williams.B.o.B

There is a growing literature about the multitude of journalism's problems, but most of it is concerned with the editorial side of the business, possibly because most people competent to write about journalism are not comfortable writing about finance.Russell Baker

No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.James A. Baldwin

We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin.Dave Barry

I have tried to be as eclectic as I possibly can with my professional life, and so far it's been pretty fun.Roland Barthes

In one century, we've added 28 years to our average life span - a change so rapid that our brains couldn't possibly have evolved to accommodate it.Martha Beck

I think if you're writing from the heart, very often, the subject matter will adjust as you age... but you try to write the best song you can possibly write. For us, we have the same basic elements that make up the America sound.Gerry Beckley

The longer mathematics lives the more abstract - and therefore, possibly also the more practical - it becomes.E. T. Bell

The tension I feel is the moment they say, 'Action!' Movies are like lightning in a bottle, and you always want to find when you possibly can catch a surprising moment.Annette Bening

There's really no difference between what I do and what a male filmmaker might do. I mean we all try to make our days, we all try to give the best performances we can, we try to make our budget, we try to make the best movie we possibly can.Kathryn Bigelow