OT Famous Failures

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These people were told that they wouldn't succeed. Look at them now!

Beethoven was told by his music teacher that as a composer, he was hopeless.
Walt Disney was fired by a newspaper b/c he had "no good ideas"
Thomas Edison was told by his teacher that he was too stupid to learn anything.
Alber Einstein was four yrs old b4 he spoke. He stuttered until he was nine. he was advised to drop out of HS and was told by his teachers that he would never amount to much.
Henry Ford's first 2 automobile businesses failed.
Michael Jordan was cut from his HS basketball team!
William H. Macy's store failed 7 times b4 it caught on.
Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times, but he also hit 714 home runs.
Stephen Spielburg dropped out of HS as a sophomore. he was persuaded to ocme back and was placed in a learning disabled class. he lasted a month.
Ray Krok failed as a real estate salesperson before discovering the idea for McDonald's.
Lesson: Everyone fails, or is told that they can't. Reach for your dreams and don't let anything or anyone stop you!
Great post...someone once told me that this message board was a waste of time. Now look at it.:)
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