Definitions of Cannot

  1.   Am, are, or is, unable.
  2.   To be unable.
  3.   Am, is, or are, not able; - written either as one word or two.
  4.   Can not. See CAN, v.
  5.   Can and not connected.

Quotes of Cannot

  1. History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. – Maya Angelou
  2. Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance. – Saint Augustine
  3. We cannot command Nature except by obeying her. – Francis Bacon
  4. If a man cannot be a Christian in the place where he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere. – Henry Ward Beecher
  5. Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them. – Louise Bogan
  6. I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does. – Jorge Luis Borges
  7. If you cannot be a poet, be the poem. – David Carradine
  8. Corporations cannot commit treason, nor be outlawed, nor excommunicated, for they have no souls. – Edward Coke
  9. For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self -conscious mind cannot imagine non -existence. It's impossible to do. – David Cronenberg
  10. Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  11. That is one reason so many of the Japanese pictures are not good, they cannot spare all the footage necessary for that bow, which is repeated over and over again. – Sessue Hayakawa
  12. While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done. – Helen Keller
  13. The hearing aids are very helpful for speech reading. Without the hearing aids, my voice becomes very loud, and I cannot control the quality of my voice. – Marlee Matlin
  14. We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger. – Albert Schweitzer
  15. The best care on earth cannot prevent us all dying in the end. – Polly Toynbee

Usage examples for Cannot

  1. “ " We cannot Harry," said his wife. ” – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. “ I cannot see it now. ” – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  3. “ " Oh, you cannot understand! ” – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  4. How they came to know I had gone to Troon I cannot say. ” – The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825 by Gordon Sellar
  5. “ I- I cannot do that. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  6. “ " It is quite true, I cannot said Repton. ” – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  7. “ I cannot help it- who can help it? ” – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti
  8. Some one very dear to me; I cannot tell you who it is. ” – The Second String by Nat Gould
  9. So there is, but yet I cannot do it. ” – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  10. “ I cannot tell why. ” – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  11. “ I really cannot tell exactly. ” – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey
  12. Of course I cannot have you. ” – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  13. “ I cannot do that now, father. ” – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  14. And you cannot tell her? ” – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  15. “ " I cannot answer you now;- indeed, I cannot – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  16. Yet I cannot do so. ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  17. This I cannot do. ” – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  18. “ I believe you are my friend, I said, but I cannot understand. ” – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  19. “ I cannot write more, but oh, how good you have been to me! ” – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  20. And now, you cannot wonder that I want him to live. ” – East of the Shadows by Mrs. Hubert Barclay

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