Impossible Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old impossible quotes, impossible sayings, and impossible proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke
Nothing is impossible. Some things are just less likely than others. Jonathan Winters
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking. Robert Schuller
They did not know it was impossible so they did it. Mark Twain
The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. Arnold Palmer
It always seems impossible until it's done. Nelson Mandela
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho
Every noble work is at first impossible. Thomas Carlyle
Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible. Eric Hoffer
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish. Marcus Aurelius
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. Robert A. Heinlein
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks. Douglas Adams
We are an impossibility in an impossible universe. Ray Bradbury
There is no point in using the word impossible to describe something that has clearly happened. Douglas Adams
Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. Charles Kettering
No one gets very far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day. Elbert Hubbard
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances. Agatha Christie
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. Christopher Reeve
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. Vince Lombardi
Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi
To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so. Sir Walter Scott
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination. Tommy Lasorda
If nature has taught us anything it is that the impossible is probable. Ilyas Kassam
Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude. Lou Holtz
Only if you are possible, everything will be possible. Santosh Kalwar
I work on the motto that if something's not impossible, there must be a way to do it. Nicholas Winton
We have more power than will; and it is often by way of excuse to ourselves that we fancy things are impossible. Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible! Audrey Hepburn
There are many things that seem impossible only so long as one does not attempt them. Andre Gide
Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. Amelia Earhart
I wouldn't say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it. Michael Phelps
Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible. Frank Gaines
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. Charles Swindoll
In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. Miguel de Cervantes
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. Doug Larson
All things are possible until they are proved impossible and even the impossible may only be so, as of now. Pearl S. Buck
It's kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney
Nothing is more imminent than the impossible. What we must always foresee is the unforeseen. Victor Hugo
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke
I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible. Michael Phelps
Whoever said nothing is impossible obviously hasn't tried nailing Jell-O to a tree. John Candy
To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought. Tom Robbins
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing. G. M. Trevelyan
Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible. Cherie Carter-Scott
I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible. Saint Teresa of Ávila
Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done. Louis D. Brandeis
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. Jean de la Fontaine
There is nothing impossible to him who will try. Alexander The Great
We all want to believe in impossible things, I suppose, to persuade ourselves that miracles can happen. Paul Auster
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. Bette Davis
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. Bette Davis
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. Bette Davis
The difference between possible and impossible is hard work and commitment. Bob Dole
But there's a world beyond what we can see and touch, and that world lives by its own laws. What may be impossible in this very ordinary world is very possible there, and sometimes the boundaries between the two worlds disappear, and then who can say what is possible and impossible? David Eddings
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible. Deepak Chopra
I only want people around me who can do the impossible. Elizabeth Arden
To believe a thing impossible is to make it so. French Proverb
The difficult is what takes a little time the impossible is what takes a little longer. Fridtjof Nansen
The man of the future may, and even must, do things impossible in the past and acquire new motor variations not given by heredity. G. Stanley Hall
Where combination is possible, competition is impossible. George Stephenson
The unpopularity of economics is the result of its analysis of the effects of privileges. It is impossible to invalidate the economists demonstration that all privileges hurt the interests of the rest of the nation or at least a great part of it. Ludwig Von Mises
When nothing is sure, everything is possible. Margaret Drabble
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. Muhammad Ali
It's a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing. Muhammad Ali
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation. Pearl S. Buck
It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle. Richard DeVos
It is scientific only to say what is more likely and what less likely, and not to be proving all the time the possible and impossible. Richard P. Feynman
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow. Robert H. Goddard
Listen to the mustn't, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn't, the impossible, the won't. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. Shel Silverstein
What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. Theodore Roethke
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the base of our splendid failure to do the impossible. William Faulkner
The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE. Winston Churchill