impossible isn’t French

The French expression “impossible n’est pas français” is actually a proverb, equivalent to “there’s no such thing as can’t” or simply “nothing is impossible.” In French, you should never say that something is impossible, because – according to the French proverb – impossible isn’t even a French word. Likewise, in English, you should never say that you “can’t” do something because the concept of “can’t” doesn’t exist. In other words, nothing is impossible and there isn’t anything you can’t do. It would make a good motivational poster in either language (if you’re into that kind of thing).

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-His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

“The word impossible is not in the leader’s dictionaries. No matter how big the challenges, strong faith, determination and resolve will overcome them.”

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