Impossible is a Dare! (Mohammed Ali and Fred Astaire)

(Video link here.)  When we stumbled on this sublime minute-and-a-half of Fred Astaire dancing on the ceiling in the 1951 musical “Royal Wedding” — defying the impossible — Mohammed Ali’s powerful declaration on IMPOSSIBLE came to mind.

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.



Impossible is a dare to find ways around obstacles and imagine new paths…in any field, for any purpose we think is meaningful, important, essential…

Possible resides within impossible.


(Download or print out this pdf of Impossible here.)

Impossible Mohammed Ali pdf

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