Probing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 464 pages
Familiar Quotations ProbingAt least you're not being rectally probed by aliens.ndash;AnonymousEverything is possible, just not too probable.ndash;AnonymousStart viewing the possible as probable. You'll be surprised at what you can accomplish.ndash;AnonymousOrdinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.ndash;Cherie Carter-ScottThe essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.ndash;Hubert HumphreyI was probing to determine skeletal girth and muscle tone. It's a new technique. We mock what we don't understand.ndash;Spies Like UsProbing ndash; CredibleMen have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.ndash;Andrea DworkinPropaganda, to be effective, must be believed. To be believed, it must be credible. To be credible, it must be true.ndash;Hubert HumphreyTo be persuasive, we must be believable. To be believable, we must be credible. To be credible, we must be truthful.ndash;Hellmut WaltersProbing ndash; FeasibleResistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.ndash;Noam Chomsky

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