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Impossibility Quotes

There is nothing impossible to him who will try.

Author: Alexander The Great (352-323 BC)

Profession: Alexander III, Ancient Macedonian King

To the timid soul, nothing is possible.

Author: John Bach

Profession: American Basketball Coach

Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.

Author: Dorothea Brande

Profession: American Success Writer

Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.

Author: Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941)

Profession: American Judge

If someone says can't, that shows you what to do.

Author: John Cage (1912-1992)

Profession: American Composer

It is not a lucky word, this name ''impossible''; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Impossibilities are merely things which we have not yet learned.

Author: Charles W. Chesnutt


Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Author: Bette Davis (1908-1989)

Profession: American Actress, Producer

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

Author: Walt Disney (1901-1966)

Profession: American Artist, Film Producer

Every man is an impossibility until he is born.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Author: St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)

Profession: Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Author: Robert H. Goddard (1882-1945)

Profession: Physicist, Rocketry Pioneer

The impossible is often the untried.

Author: Jim Goodwin


All parents believe their children can do the impossible. They thought it the minute we were born, and no matter how hard we've tried to prove them wrong, they all think it about us now. And the really annoying thing is, they're probably right.

Author: Cathy Guisewite