'Impossible Is Not A Fact. It's An Opinion.'

"Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they've been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It's an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It's a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing." — Muhammad Ali

Illustration by MC Escher.

We live in a big world filled with billions of people. It's hard to believe you can make a dent. It's hard to believe anything you can do will be remembered. It's easier to say something is impossible or at least extremely unlikely. Maybe it is a little delusional to believe you can make a mark on the world in spite of possibility. Then again, nobody who made a mark gave up that hope. Everyone had periods of doubts. Everyone considers giving up sometimes, but then you just have to remember why you tried so hard in the first place. Impossible is your own fabrication or a thought you've inherited from someone else. Ultimately, you decide what's impossible, and therefore nothing has to be.

Impossible [The Buried Life]


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    Actually, impossible is a fact. If through effort and dedication and whatever you achieve something thought to be impossible, turns out it never was.

      then nothing is impossible...

        There are plenty of things that are impossible.

          It's impossible for you to realise that it's meant to be motivational, not literal.

          How thick can you get?

            I don't know about you, but nothing motivates me more than false claims. Someone just has to say 1+1=3 and I'm going all day. Stupidy ftw.

            1=2
            Impossible

              Not impossible, 1 pair = 2 objects , 1 infinity = 2 infinity. ..

          Only that it is impossible to prove that anything is impossible.. =)

    Really. Go back in time then

    Excellent. Nerds being pedantic and not wanting to do anything.

      Blake the nerds are merely pointing out in their own way that you must be realistic with your definition of possible.

      Running faster than the speed of light without scientific assistance - impossible.
      Breaking the four minute mile - the 'impossible' made possible.

    its impossible for a "normal" to fly wearing no clothes and flapping their arms vigorously

    2 + 2 = 5 for large values of 2

    Ok, I'll Make 1=2 for all you people in Gizmodo-land;

    1/0=0
    2/0=0

    Therefore,
    1/0=2/0
    And we all know how get rid of those zero's:

    0(1/0)=0(2/0)

    Q.E.D,
    1=2

    Prove me wrong, go on then.

    What's impossible is just a matter of perspective,

    Sorry, i made a mistake of infinite proportions,

    1/0 and 2/0, are not, equal to zero, they are equal to infinity.

    My Bad

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