Tell Me I Can T Quotes by The Miz, Ann Bancroft, Ledisi, Anna Benson, Florence Griffith Joyner, Cleve Jones and many others.
I think it’s my motivation and my dedication to prove everyone wrong whenever they tell me I can’t do something.
I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can’t do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability.
Tell me I can’t so I can show you I CAN!
If you tell me I can’t have something then that just makes me want it more.
When anyone tells me I can’t do anything, I’m just not listening anymore.
If you tell me I can’t understand you because of my color or you can’t understand me because of your sexual orientation or she can’t understand us because of her faith, well, if you can’t have empathy how will you ever have solidarity?
I’m tenacious, I think – I know – and I do also have a quality where if you tell me I can’t do something, if I know I can’t do it I’m the first to raise my hand and say, “I can’t do that.” But there is a big Bronx, New York Jew in me that just says, “Really? Really? You think I – yes, I can. I can do it. I can do it.
Before me, sprinters retired at 23 or 24. I run because I still like it, I can make a living, and I feel I was born to do it. And because people tell me I can’t do it.
I am the greatest. I said that even before I knew I was. Don’t tell me I can’t do something. Don’t tell me it’s impossible. Don’t tell me I’m not the greatest. I’m the double greatest.
I’ve always been pretty tough in that way, where if you tell me I can’t do something, I will prove you wrong.
As soon as someone I don’t respect tells me I can’t do something, it just makes me want to do it even more.
My accountant tells me I can’t be a California resident anymore. I spend too much of my time in New York.
I’m the mayor, I can do whatever I want until the courts tell me I can’t.’
You want me to do something… tell me I can’t do it.
I just like testing myself. I just have that thing in me. Whatever it is that people tell me I can’t do, I’ve gotta try it.
Once people tell me I can’t do stuff, I’m going to go and make it happen.
I’ve always been a fighter. If you tell me I can’t, I’ll die trying to prove you wrong.