I cannot stay long.
I cannot give you any more.
I cannot change what I am.
I cannot bear this level of abuse.
"I cannot understand you when you speak so quickly, nishani," he said, warmth crossing his dark eyes.
I perceive that you are curiously constructed, and that if you cannot breathe you cannot keep alive.
We cannot understand it nor the reason of it.
"One person cannot be called 'people,'" said the Sorcerer.
You cannot have both, uncle.
"You cannot wager something you do not own," past-Death said scornfully.
"A new breed of demon warrior, one that cannot be defeated by Immortals," he said and glanced at her stomach.
He wouldn't say much else, other than she cannot be fixed with the magic of Hell, Wynn explained.
He cannot enter Death's domain or other areas of the Immortal world without invitation.
I cannot be certain what the result might be if you tried to kill yourself or if you died of unnatural causes.
"You cannot remain here at my will," he said with some difficulty.
"You cannot eat my piglets, even if you are starving," declared the little man, in a stern voice.
You cannot escape the bears that way.
This cannot be the one the Wizard gave me.
Machines are not persons and so cannot have personalities.
Since one cannot have everything, seed makers invariably will make trade-offs that might be different than what I would make.
Its greatest value cannot be hauled off.
Besides, the bond between angel and human cannot be broken, so you.ll have to take care of Toby until you die.
You cannot marry into a higher rung on the ladder.
"You cannot obstruct Death," Gabriel warned.
She cannot do what the nishani must to help Anshan, and once our people see her, they'll lose their faith in him.
Honor cannot, he said firmly.
"I cannot act until I am certain," he said at last, his mood darkening.
You cannot be serious.
I cannot imagine having to make this decision.
The dama-fruit is the most delicious thing that grows, and when it makes us invisible the bears cannot find us to eat us up.
"The Valley of Voe is certainly a charming place," resumed the Wizard; "but we cannot be contented in any other land than our own, for long."
Mortals who stand upon the earth and look up at the sky cannot often distinguish these forms, but our friends were now so near to the clouds that they observed the dainty fairies very clearly.
"Oh, I cannot hope ever to be like you," sighed the Sawhorse.
The virus cannot live in immunized individuals, nor in nature.
But because it can be misused doesn't mean it cannot be used well.
We cannot only see our enemy but have deconstructed it to its very core.
People simply cannot move that fast.
When we can build at the molecular level, we can build things I cannot imagine today.
It will have windows that cannot be broken and doors that cannot be forced.
Thus, because Chad is not good at painting, he cannot paint for a living.
They cannot destroy the strong, but they can inflict significant damage.
Enabling people to communicate in a method with which their governments cannot interfere is a force for freedom and peace.
I cannot recall what happened during the first months after my illness.
You cannot touch love either; but you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.
I cannot explain the peculiar sympathy Miss Sullivan had with my pleasures and desires.
At that time I eagerly absorbed everything I read without a thought of authorship, and even now I cannot be quite sure of the boundary line between my ideas and those I find in books.
It is certain that I cannot always distinguish my own thoughts from those I read, because what I read becomes the very substance and texture of my mind.
You cannot see the waves rolling up the beach or hear their roar.
I cannot fathom or define their meaning any more than I can fathom or define love or religion or goodness.
I cannot make notes during the lectures, because my hands are busy listening.
Ruth is so loyal and gentle-hearted, we cannot help loving her, as she stands with the reapers amid the waving corn.
I cannot tell exactly when I began Lamb's "Tales from Shakespeare"; but I know that I read them at first with a child's understanding and a child's wonder.
Even now I cannot find it in my heart to condemn them utterly.
I have since read Shakespeare's plays many times and know parts of them by heart, but I cannot tell which of them I like best.
Of course, I cannot guide the boat very well.
Of course the little ones cannot spell on their fingers; but I manage to read their lips.
Mr. Drew says little girls in China cannot talk on their fingers but I think when I go to China I will teach them.
I am sorry because they cannot see much.
The stars are so far away that people cannot tell much about them, without very excellent instruments.
My Dear Mr. Anagnos:--You cannot imagine how delighted I was to receive a letter from you last evening.
But I am afraid you cannot come to Tuscumbia; so I will write to you, and send you a sweet kiss and my love.
I cannot know about many things, when my dear teacher is not here.
They cannot come out of the picture to harm you.
When I walk out in my garden I cannot see the beautiful flowers but I know that they are all around me; for is not the air sweet with their fragrance?
They are going to give me a lovely present, but I cannot guess what it will be.
But I cannot see you and talk to you, so I will write and tell you all that I can think of.
I am afraid I cannot think about so much time.
Education will bring light and music into Tommy's soul, and then he cannot help being happy.
He cannot imagine how very, very happy he will be when he can tell us his thoughts, and we can tell him how we have loved him so long.
I cannot begin to tell you how delighted I was when Mr. Anagnos told me that you had sent him some money to help educate "Baby Tom."
It is evident that something has displeased his Majesty but I cannot imagine what it can be.
I like to have my friends' pictures even though I cannot see them.
I love all living things,--I suppose everyone does; but of course I cannot have a menagerie.
Put your whole heart in the good work, my child, and it cannot fail.
A French gentleman, whose name I cannot remember, showed me the great French bronzes.
It is a very interesting souvenir of Columbus, and of the Fair White City; but I cannot imagine what discoveries I have made,--I mean new discoveries.
But they are so good natured and friendly, one cannot help liking them.
But, however this may be, I cannot now write the letter which has lain in my thought for you so long.
But it is harder for Teacher than it is for me because the strain on her poor eyes is so great, and I cannot help worrying about them.
I cannot tell you how much I enjoy the country.
Do you know, I cannot help feeling sorry for these trees with all their fashionable airs?
I cannot help wishing sometimes that I could have some of the fun that other girls have.
I would like so much to show him in some way how deeply I appreciate all that he is doing for me, and I cannot think of anything better to do.
I cannot help feeling as if I knew its gifted author.
On the whole, if they cannot be taught articulation, the manual alphabet seems the best and most convenient means of communication.
Just think, she cannot use the manual alphabet!
She reads the lips well, and if she cannot understand a phrase, her friends write it in her hand, and in this way she converses with strangers.
I cannot make out anything written in my hand, so you see, Ragnhild has got ahead of me in some things.
She cannot know in detail how she was taught, and her memory of her childhood is in some cases an idealized memory of what she has learned later from her teacher and others.
When Miss Keller puts her work in typewritten form, she cannot refer to it again unless some one reads it to her by means of the manual alphabet.
She cannot sing and she cannot play the piano, although, as some early experiments show, she could learn mechanically to beat out a tune on the keys.
This much is certain, she cannot have any sense that other people may not have, and the existence of a special sense is not evident to her or to any one who knows her.
If she had any conception, there is no way of discovering it now; for she cannot remember, and obviously there was no record at the time.
Her sense of time is excellent, but whether it would have developed as a special faculty cannot be known, for she has had a watch since she was seven years old.
Too much cannot be said in praise of Dr. Howe's work.
The improvement they cannot help seeing in their child has given them more confidence in me.
Helen shook her head and spelled "Baby teeth--no, baby eat--no," meaning of course, "Baby cannot eat because she has no teeth."
My mind is full of ideas; but I cannot get them into working shape.
I cannot tell how I know these things.
I cannot explain it; but when difficulties arise, I am not perplexed or doubtful.
Her astonishment, when she felt the tiny creature inside, cannot be put in a letter.
I said, "I cannot kiss naughty girl."
You were very naughty, and I cannot kiss naughty girl.
Helen talks a great deal about things that she cannot know of through the sense of touch.
I said, "But Uncle Frank cannot read braille."
It is irksome because the process is so slow, and they cannot read what they have written or correct their mistakes.
Of course, you cannot help it, and I love you just as well as if you were the most beautiful creature in the world.
I said: "No. You cannot understand it yet."
She was quiet for a moment, and then asked, with spirit: How do you know that I cannot understand?
I have found it best not to tell her that she cannot understand, because she is almost certain to become excited.
But I cannot imagine who made Mother Nature, can you?
The rocks have not life, and they cannot think.
It is often necessary to remind her that there are infinitely many things that the wisest people in the world cannot explain.
That is why I cannot see God.
Why cannot we know as much about heaven as we do about foreign countries?
Teach them to think and read and talk without self-repression, and they will write because they cannot help it.
It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.
Surely Dr. Howe is wrong when he says, "A teacher cannot be a child."
It seems very strange to me that there should be this difference of opinion; I cannot understand how any one interested in our education can fail to appreciate the satisfaction we feel in being able to express our thoughts in living words.
Why, I use speech constantly, and I cannot begin to tell you how much pleasure it gives me to do so.
A child of the muses cannot write fine English unless fine English has been its nourishment.
The importance of this cannot be overestimated.
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can.
They have told me nothing, and probably cannot tell me anything to the purpose.
Kings and queens who wear a suit but once, though made by some tailor or dressmaker to their majesties, cannot know the comfort of wearing a suit that fits.
On the whole, I think that it cannot be maintained that dressing has in this or any country risen to the dignity of an art.
I cannot believe that our factory system is the best mode by which men may get clothing.
The condition of the operatives is becoming every day more like that of the English; and it cannot be wondered at, since, as far as I have heard or observed, the principal object is, not that mankind may be well and honestly clad, but, unquestionably, that corporations may be enriched.
If they cannot understand that, they cannot understand much that I have to say.
I think that the man is at a dead set who has got through a knot-hole or gateway where his sledge load of furniture cannot follow him.
Our life is like a German Confederacy, made up of petty states, with its boundary forever fluctuating, so that even a German cannot tell you how it is bounded at any moment.
We have the Saint Vitus' dance, and cannot possibly keep our heads still.
The messenger answered with respect: My master desires to diminish the number of his faults, but he cannot come to the end of them.
I cannot count one.
We are underbred and low-lived and illiterate; and in this respect I confess I do not make any very broad distinction between the illiterateness of my townsman who cannot read at all and the illiterateness of him who has learned to read only what is for children and feeble intellects.
Cannot students be boarded here and get a liberal education under the skies of Concord?
How far apart, think you, dwell the two most distant inhabitants of yonder star, the breadth of whose disk cannot be appreciated by our instruments?
By this fluctuation the pond asserts its title to a shore, and thus the shore is shorn, and the trees cannot hold it by right of possession.
I have found repeatedly, of late years, that I cannot fish without falling a little in self-respect.
I hesitate to say these things, but it is not because of the subject--I care not how obscene my words are--but because I cannot speak of them without betraying my impurity.
We are so degraded that we cannot speak simply of the necessary functions of human nature.
My thoughts have left no track, and I cannot find the path again.
The parent will sometimes roll and spin round before you in such a dishabille, that you cannot, for a few moments, detect what kind of creature it is.
Some station themselves on this side of the pond, some on that, for the poor bird cannot be omnipresent; if he dive here he must come up there.
How blind that cannot see serenity!
I do not see how he can ever die; Nature cannot spare him.
It is well known that a level cannot be used on ice.
If you are chosen town clerk, forsooth, you cannot go to Tierra del Fuego this summer: but you may go to the land of infernal fire nevertheless.
But a government in which the majority rule in all cases cannot be based on justice, even as far as men understand it.
I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
I cannot for an instant recognize that political organization as my government which is the slave's government also.
Paley, a common authority with many on moral questions, in his chapter on the "Duty of Submission to Civil Government," resolves all civil obligation into expediency; and he proceeds to say that "so long as the interest of the whole society requires it, that is, so long as the established government cannot be resisted or changed without public inconveniency, it is the will of God... that the established government be obeyed, and no longer....
Oh for a man who is a man, and, as my neighbor says, has a bone in his back which you cannot pass your hand through!
A man has not everything to do, but something; and because he cannot do everything, it is not necessary that he should do something wrong.
As they could not reach me, they had resolved to punish my body; just as boys, if they cannot come at some person against whom they have a spite, will abuse his dog.
It may be in a great strait, and not know what to do: I cannot help that.
If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.
If a man is thought-free, fancy-free, imagination-free, that which is not never for a long time appearing to be to him, unwise rulers or reformers cannot fatally interrupt him.
Webster never goes behind government, and so cannot speak with authority about it.
And that stupid set without whom my wife cannot exist, and those women...
But one cannot delay, Prince, at such a moment!
A day or two, then bliss unspoilt, But oh! till then I cannot live!...
But he cannot leave the estate to Pierre.
I understand such feelings in others, and if never having felt them I cannot approve of them, neither do I condemn them.
I cannot agree with you about Pierre, whom I knew as a child.
Know this, Masha: I can't reproach, have not reproached, and never shall reproach my wife with anything, and I cannot reproach myself with anything in regard to her; and that always will be so in whatever circumstances I may be placed.
Also, as we are masters of Ulm, we cannot be deprived of the advantage of commanding both sides of the Danube, so that should the enemy not cross the Lech, we can cross the Danube, throw ourselves on his line of communications, recross the river lower down, and frustrate his intention should he try to direct his whole force against our faithful ally.
"The Berlin cabinet cannot express a feeling of alliance," began Hippolyte gazing round with importance at the others, "without expressing... as in its last note... you understand...
Finally one cannot impute the nonreceipt of our dispatch of November 18.
"I cannot inform Your Majesty at what o'clock the battle began at the front, but at Durrenstein, where I was, our attack began after five in the afternoon," replied Bolkonski growing more animated and expecting that he would have a chance to give a reliable account, which he had ready in his mind, of all he knew and had seen.
I cannot find words to express to you my displeasure.
"He higher iss dan I in rank," said the German colonel of the hussars, flushing and addressing an adjutant who had ridden up, "so let him do what he vill, but I cannot sacrifice my hussars...
"I cannot be afraid," thought he, and dismounted slowly among the guns.
She never was abashed and is not abashed now, so she cannot be a bad woman!
They are all expecting it, they are so sure that it will happen that I cannot, I cannot, disappoint them.
"The step must be taken but I cannot, I cannot!" thought Pierre, and he again began speaking about indifferent matters, about Sergey Kuzmich, asking what the point of the story was as he had not heard it properly.
I try to be reserved because in the depth of my soul I feel too near to him already, but then he cannot know what I think of him and may imagine that I do not like him.
In the middle of his story, just as he was saying: "You cannot imagine what a strange frenzy one experiences during an attack," Prince Andrew, whom Boris was expecting, entered the room.
We shall see whether he cannot attach you to himself or find a place for you somewhere nearer the sun.
"Gentlemen, the dispositions for tomorrow--or rather for today, for it is past midnight--cannot now be altered," said he.
I cannot pay it all immediately.
You cannot know Him.
"I don't understand," he said, "how it is that the mind of man cannot attain the knowledge of which you speak."
Whatever the European sovereigns and commanders may do to countenance Bonaparte, and to cause me, and us in general, annoyance and mortification, our opinion of Bonaparte cannot alter.
Nor could I, and it cannot be seen if one looks on our life here as the end of everything.
I feel that I cannot vanish, since nothing vanishes in this world, but that I shall always exist and always have existed.
It cannot be that there is no answer.
I cannot do it, General.
I cannot, because the law is stronger than I, and he raised his foot to the stirrup.
We cannot comprehend either the Emperor's aims or his actions!
Speranski went on to say that honor, l'honneur, cannot be upheld by privileges harmful to the service; that honor, l'honneur, is either a negative concept of not doing what is blameworthy or it is a source of emulation in pursuit of commendation and rewards, which recognize it.
"I do not dispute that, but it cannot be denied that court privileges have attained the same end," returned Prince Andrew.
During their long conversation on Wednesday evening, Speranski more than once remarked: "We regard everything that is above the common level of rooted custom..." or, with a smile: "But we want the wolves to be fed and the sheep to be safe..." or: "They cannot understand this..." and all in a way that seemed to say: "We, you and I, understand what they are and who we are."
My God, I cannot get on with him at all.
I cannot help loving the light, it is not my fault.
Why doubt what you cannot but know?
Why speak, when words cannot express what one feels?
"Did your mother tell you that it cannot be for a year?" asked Prince Andrew, still looking into her eyes.
I cannot take him away from his grandfather, and besides...
Religion alone can explain to us what without its help man cannot comprehend: why, for what cause, kind and noble beings able to find happiness in life--not merely harming no one but necessary to the happiness of others--are called away to God, while cruel, useless, harmful persons, or such as are a burden to themselves and to others, are left living.
The case is this: my father's health is growing noticeably worse, he cannot stand any contradiction and is becoming irritable.
He cannot endure the notion that Buonaparte is negotiating on equal terms with all the sovereigns of Europe and particularly with our own, the grandson of the Great Catherine!
And my father cannot stand this.
Fallen man has retained a love of idleness, but the curse weighs on the race not only because we have to seek our bread in the sweat of our brows, but because our moral nature is such that we cannot be both idle and at ease.
I cannot endure any more, he said, and left the room.
"Ah, how bitter it is to love someone near to you and to feel that..." she went on in a trembling voice, "that you can do nothing for him but grieve him, and to know that you cannot alter this.
I cannot come to visit you but is it possible that I shall never see you?
Barclay is said to be the most capable of them all, but I cannot say so, judging by his first movements.
The old man feels he is guilty, but cannot change himself.
Already from his military experience and what he had seen in the Austrian campaign, he had come to the conclusion that in war the most deeply considered plans have no significance and that all depends on the way unexpected movements of the enemy--that cannot be foreseen--are met, and on how and by whom the whole matter is handled.
Give him real power, for war cannot be conducted successfully without unity of command, and he will show what he can do, as he did in Finland.
It will at any rate be understood all the sooner that things cannot go on like this.
What theory and science is possible about a matter the conditions and circumstances of which are unknown and cannot be defined, especially when the strength of the acting forces cannot be ascertained?
This simple thought could not occur to the doctors (as it cannot occur to a wizard that he is unable to work his charms) because the business of their lives was to cure, and they received money for it and had spent the best years of their lives on that business.
The child cannot believe that the strongest and wisest of its people have no remedy for its pain, and the hope of relief and the expression of its mother's sympathy while she rubs the bump comforts it.
Lord, Thou art able to save both great and small; Thou art God, and man cannot prevail against Thee!
He wrote to Arakcheev, the Emperor's confidant: It must be as my sovereign pleases, but I cannot work with the Minister (meaning Barclay).
I cannot stand it here.
Headquarters are so full of Germans that a Russian cannot exist and there is no sense in anything.
How could they make a man commander-in-chief who cannot mount a horse, who drops asleep at a council, and has the very worst morals!
I understand that you could not, and cannot, think of yourself, but with my love for you I must do so....
But I cannot understand the cruelty...
I cannot sufficiently commend that view.
* "Oh, yes, the only aim is to weaken the enemy, so of course one cannot take into account the loss of private individuals."
Our body is like a perfect watch that should go for a certain time; the watchmaker cannot open it, he can only adjust it by fumbling, and that blindfold....
"All the points of our position are in the enemy's hands and we cannot dislodge them for lack of troops, the men are running away and it is impossible to stop them," he reported.
I cannot, I do not wish to die.
But though I do not know what causes the cold winds to blow when the oak buds unfold, I cannot agree with the peasants that the unfolding of the oak buds is the cause of the cold wind, for the force of the wind is beyond the influence of the buds.
But even that he cannot do.
Such a question cannot be put; it is senseless!
"Gentlemen," said Kutuzov, "I cannot approve of the count's plan.
Thoughts cannot be united, but to harness all these thoughts together is what we need!
"Altogether such heroism as was displayed by the Russian warriors cannot be imagined or adequately praised!" said Berg, glancing round at Natasha, and as if anxious to conciliate her, replying to her intent look with a smile.
"Yes, a new happiness was revealed to me of which man cannot be deprived," he thought as he lay in the semidarkness of the quiet hut, gazing fixedly before him with feverish wide open eyes.
He cannot... because... because... of and Natasha burst into tears.
You cannot know me, General, I have never seen you...
No, monseigneur, you cannot have known me.
We cannot understand one another, and he remained silent.
Man's mind cannot grasp the causes of events in their completeness, but the desire to find those causes is implanted in man's soul.
But there are laws directing events, and some of these laws are known to us while we are conscious of others we cannot comprehend.
Lanskoy informed the commander-in-chief that the army supplies were for the most part stored along the Oka in the Tula and Ryazan provinces, and that if they retreated on Nizhni the army would be separated from its supplies by the broad river Oka, which cannot be crossed early in winter.
The man who does not understand the construction of the machine cannot conceive that the small connecting cogwheel which revolves quietly is one of the most essential parts of the machine, and not the shaving which merely harms and hinders the working.
A lump of snow cannot be melted instantaneously.
It cannot be she.
I heard of it in Orel and you cannot imagine how it shocked me.
Well, what's to be done if it cannot be avoided?
I don't know when I began to love her, but I have loved her and her alone all my life, and I love her so that I cannot imagine life without her.
I cannot propose to her at present, but the thought that perhaps she might someday be my wife and that I may be missing that possibility... that possibility... is terrible.
No, it cannot be!
I do not know why a certain event occurs; I think that I cannot know it; so I do not try to know it and I talk about chance.
"I cannot accept your praise," he interrupted her hurriedly.
Everybody sees that things are going so badly that they cannot be allowed to go on so and that it is the duty of all decent men to counteract it as far as they can.
Everyone sees that this cannot go on.
But modern history cannot give that reply.
But in spite of every desire to regard it as known, anyone reading many historical works cannot help doubting whether this new force, so variously understood by the historians themselves, is really quite well known to everybody.
Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."
The theory seems irrefutable just because the act of transference of the people's will cannot be verified, for it never occurred.
Without admitting divine intervention in the affairs of humanity we cannot regard "power" as the cause of events.
But to know what can and what cannot be executed is impossible, not only in the case of Napoleon's invasion of Russia in which millions participated, but even in the simplest event, for in either case millions of obstacles may arise to prevent its execution.
Is there any collective action which cannot find its justification in political unity, in patriotism, in the balance of power, or in civilization?
If there be a single law governing the actions of men, free will cannot exist, for then man's will is subject to that law.
But learning just as certainly that his will is subject to laws, he does not and cannot believe this.
A man having no freedom cannot be conceived of except as deprived of life.
It is the reason why the life and activity of people who lived centuries ago and are connected with me in time cannot seem to me as free as the life of a contemporary, the consequences of which are still unknown to me.
But in the Crusades we already see an event occupying its definite place in history and without which we cannot imagine the modern history of Europe, though to the chroniclers of the Crusades that event appeared as merely due to the will of certain people.
Reason says: (1) space with all the forms of matter that give it visibility is infinite, and cannot be imagined otherwise.
We've eliminated every other type of food, and the drugs might help you accept that you cannot eat.
Gabriel cannot kill his own mate.
There is nothing I will do to you that you cannot handle now that you're a demon.
I cannot see humans or Immortals or deities as you do.
"Emotion is a weakness, one we cannot always control," he replied.
You cannot interfere and you must respect the terms.
Demons cannot pass through it, but your death dealers can.
I cannot undo what I've done to your mate.
What you did to Deidre cannot be undone, Gabriel replied.
I cannot possibly have anything you want.
"Some laws from the time-before-time cannot be broken," Fate replied.
I cannot fix it.
You cannot avoid me forever.
It cannot purposely kill its mate.
"You cannot die by his hand or the hand of nature," Wynn said carefully.
I can see everywhere but cannot be everywhere.
You cannot be here, the first woman said, pushing Rhyn toward the door.
Gabriel, you know there are things I cannot tell you.
"He cannot be here," Helga said.
But by the Code, I cannot throw him outside the walls when he is so injured.
They cannot await the results of another planting, A'Ran mused.
Your responsibility cannot always be to your people.
When he's running around destroying planets, I cannot help him.
We cannot call attention to ourselves until our numbers warrant our attack.
See, my organs cannot be damaged and my metabolism processes liquor much faster than yours.
After a minute she said, "I cannot wait to meet this woman."
Okay, and now I know why I couldn't influence you, vampires cannot influence werewolves.
What is your sorcery good for if it cannot tell us the truth?
"Oh, you cannot go away, of course; so you must be destroyed," was the answer.
Many large and fierce bears roam in the Valley of Voe, and when they can catch any of us they eat us up; but as they cannot see us, we seldom get caught.
"Yes, dear," her mistress replied; "there are people living in this house, although we cannot see them.
"I cannot imagine, I'm sure," answered the Wizard, also peering about.
"Permit me to say," returned the dragonette, "that you are rather impolite to call us names, knowing that we cannot resent your insults.
But I'm afraid you cannot rule the Emerald City, as you used to, because we now have a beautiful Princess whom everyone loves dearly.
You, poor thing! cannot even bleed when you are hurt.
"I cannot think of leaving these little things here to be trampled upon," said the general.
You cannot please me better.
"I cannot do that," said the market man.
My voice is harsh and I cannot sing.
"Oh, I cannot sing," answered the poor man."
"We cannot tell," they answered.
Most people haven't even tried because we cannot reasonably imagine a way by which we can be rid of them.
We cannot deal with equations that big—but a computer will solve for that in a minute if it has enough data.
Machines cannot and never will do these things.
But more than that, nanotechnology will create new opportunities that we cannot now see.
In other words, food is present, but some cannot afford it.
An important point to make here is this: Historically, the welfare state only emerges to solve problems that private charities either cannot or will not solve.
Say the poor decide they cannot compete with a modern farm, so they move to the city and get a job at a factory.
The mass food industry of today cannot make this claim.
We cannot determine the chemical composition of soil simply by touching it.
You cannot give away your right to live.
You cannot sell to someone the right to kill you or hold you prisoner.
It was his view that "the attainment of human rights in the fullest sense cannot be achieved so long as hundreds of millions of poverty-stricken people lack the basic necessities for life."
Roosevelt is saying that freedom itself cannot exist apart from some amount of economic liberty.
I think we will learn to conquer distance though a method of which we cannot yet conceive.
But I cannot remember any instance in which this feeling prevented me from repeating the naughtiness when I failed to get what I wanted.
Drawing rooms, gossip, balls, vanity, and triviality--these are the enchanted circle I cannot escape from.
You cannot begin to imagine how long I've waited for this night and what I've done to make sure it happens as it must.
"My dear Darian," the Watcher said in a softer tone, "I cannot take the pain of the memories you will experience in the morning when you remember the whole of your existence.
What I did to both Deidres cannot be undone was the unsettling response.
There's nowhere you go where I cannot follow.
But this time, I cannot, assassin.
"I cannot," he stated, his gaze growing distant.
Mayyyybe… she's your soul-mate and that is why you cannot influence her.
Apparently I cannot bite Elisabeth.
I cannot believe you would act so irresponsibly.
You know, when push comes to shove, he cannot deny you anything.
Your chief fault, my friend, is in being made of wood, and that I suppose you cannot help.
That is because they seem so far out of the daily experience of most people that they cannot conceive of how or why they would use them.
The Others cannot be allowed into your world.
We cannot fashion them from machinery.
You cannot take her to Hell.