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There’s No Such Word As “Can’t"

Updated on June 8, 2011

Think you can, think you can’t…either way, you’re right.

A wise man once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it. Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age and dreams are forever.”

A wise man once said, “A dream is a wish your heart makes. Follow your dream; follow your heart.”

A wise man once said, “Just because you can’t see a way, doesn’t mean there is no way…”

A wise man once said, “If you believe it, you can achieve it.”

A wise man once said, “Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.”

A wise man once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

A wise man once said, “It doesn’t matter how the wind blows. The only thing that matters is how you set your sail. Look at the sea in front; now look at the sea behind. Part of where you’re going is where you’re coming from.”

A wise man told me, “The Sea gets choppy at times. But it always calms. And no matter how dirty something gets, you can always clean it right up.”

A wise man once told me that, “Problems are like tidal waves: whether they drown you or not depends on how you ride the waves.”

A wise man once told me, “Sometimes you see the wave coming. Then forewarned is forearmed.”

A wise man once said, “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.”

A wise man once said, “Reach for the stars, because there’s enough for all of us.”

A wise man once said, “Think you can, think you can’t…either way, you’re right.”

A wise man once told me, “The only limits we have in our lives are the ones we set ourselves.”

A wise man once said, “He who desires but acts not breeds pestilence.”

A wise man once said, “He who is afraid to shake the dice will never throw a six.”

A wise man once told me, “You must do the thing you cannot do.”

A wise man once said, “To be a champion you have to believe in yourself when no one else will…”

A wise man once said, “Life brings change, but change also brings life.”

A wise man told me to: “Never say never.”

A wise man said that, “Knowledge without practice makes but half the artist.”

A wise man said, “There’s no time like the present; if not now, when?”

A wise man once said, “Inspiration doesn’t have a schedule.”

A wise man once said, “A great part of courage is having done the thing before. With fear lost, the battle is won.”

A wise man once said, “When the fight begins within himself, then the man is worth something.”

A wise man once said, “Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.”

The human mind is amazing. You are capable of anything, you just need the will. You can do it. Believe. There’s no such word as “can’t”…


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    • MKayo profile image


      7 years ago from Texas

      Always love the old, traditional wisdom - Always fresh and so needed in the world today. Great Hub! M

    • DaniellaWood profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from England

      Thank you very much! Glad you liked it. Yes, nice idea - I'll write that hub just for you! :P

    • floating mind profile image

      floating mind 

      9 years ago from Chicago, Illinois

      Nice hub. You have here what "a wise man once said"; here's an idea for another hub. How about what "a wise woman once said". I would be curious to read that hub from you as well.


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