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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Inconceivable, isn’t it?
  • It’s inconceivable.
  • If you find it inconceivable that an invention of genius should be abandoned among ruins, and that a philosopher should wish to work as a cook in a diner-check your premises.
  • The words and the voice had the genuine simplicity of truth, "Dr. Akston, I . it’s inconceivable, it’s . You’re . you’re a philosopher . the greatest philosopher living . an immortal name . why would you do this?"
  • Some ruthless creature moved by some inconceivable purpose . She says that she won’t let him get Ken Danagger.
  • You, who’ve expended an inconceivable flow of energy, have been called a parasite.
  • The meaning of the look on his face’ was the same as the tone she had caught in Francisco’s voice: the advance notice of some inconceivable disaster.
  • A month ago, he would have considered such an injustice inconceivable; today, he knew better.
  • I used to think that he gave them some inconceivable reason to make them betray everything they loved.
  • If that’s what you trunk he’s done, or if you think that he’s told me some inconceivable revelation, then I can see how bewildering it would appear to you.
  • That the Quinn Ball Bearing Company should vanish from across the street had seemed inconceivable; he had known about Quinn’s decision and had not believed it; or rather, he had believed it as he believed any words he heard or spoke: as sounds that bore no fixed relation to physical reality.
  • He had been shaking with terror-yet she had caught a few glances thrown shrewdly at her face, which had seemed, inconceivably, to convey a touch of triumph.
  • He could not get rid of the impression, which he had kept receiving and rejecting for three months, that her vengeance was not a form of despair, as he had supposed-the impression, which he regarded as inconceivable, that she was enjoying it.
  • And this is what I find inconceivable: no matter what you’ve given up, so long as you chose to remain alive, how can you find any pleasure in spending a life as valuable as yours on running after cheap women and on an imbecile’s idea of diversions?
  • In some terms different from hers, in some inconceivable manner of consciousness, they knew all that she could tell them, it was useless to prove to them the irrational horror of their course and of its consequences, both Meigs and Taggart knew itand the secret of their consciousness was the means by which they escaped the finality of their knowledge, "I see," she said quietly.
  • "For twelve years," she said softly, "I would have thought it inconceivable that there might come a day when I would have to beg your forgiveness on my knees.

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  • "Unthinkable! Inconceivable! Absurd! He could never be made into marshmallows!"
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • It isn’t inconceivable; it could happen.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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