I’ll Make it Possible

Rail travel at high speed is not possible, because passengers, unable to breathe, would die of asphyxia. – Dr Dionysys Larder, professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy, University College London, 1800

This telephone has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. – Western Union internal memo, 1876

Everyone acquainted with the subject will recognize it as a conspicuous failure. – Henry Morton, president of the Stevens Institute of Technology, on Edison’s light bulb, 1880

The horse is here to stay, but the automobile is only a novelty, a fad. – President of Michigan Savings Bank, advising Henry Ford’s lawyer not to invest in the Ford Motor Co., 1903

Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? – H. M. Warner, co-founder of Warner Brothers, 1927

Television won’t last because people will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night. – Darryl Zanuck, movie producer, 20th Century Fox, 1946

There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. – Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC), maker of big business mainframe computers, arguing against the PC in 1977

The truth is no online database will replace your daily newspaper. – 1995 NewsWeek article, “The Internet? Bah!”

I read all those quotes on this blog. All those great people were proved wrong. Because nothing is impossible. The word itself says “I’m Possible”. And I say “I’ll Make it Possible”.

In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein






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