"Everything that can be invented has been invented."
— Charles H. Duell, Director of US Patent Office 1899
"Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote."
— Grover Cleveland, 1905
"Who in the heck wants to hear actors talk?"
— Harry M. Warner, Warner Bros Pictures, 1927
"There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom."
— Robert Miliham, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923
"Heavier than air flying machines are impossible."
— Lord Kelvin, President, Royal Society, 1895
"Ruth made a big mistake when he gave up pitching."
— Tris Speaker, 1921
"The horse is here today, but the automobile is only a novelty - a fad."
— President of Michigan Savings Bank advising against investing in the Ford Motor Company
"Video won't be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night."
— Daryl F. Zanuck, 20th Century Fox, commenting on television in 1946
"What use could the company make of an electric toy?"
— Western Union, when it turned down rights to the telephone in 1878Do you have an awesome idea?
How many times have you been told that it won't work?
It could never be sustainable?
You are not the right person for the job?
Many people have been victim to this same logic...the ones that stay relevant are the ones that have more faith in heir ideas than the ones that have faith in failure.
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