Monday, September 1, 2014

People Who Found Success Despite Failures


Famous People who found Success Despite Failure


12 Times

J.K. Rowling was famously rejected by a mighty 12 Publishers before Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was accepted.

302 Times 

Legend has it Walt Disney was turned down 302 times before he got financing for creating Disneyland. 

104 Times  



Albert Einstein didn't speak until he was four and didn't read till seven. He went on to win a Nobel Prize and became the face of modern physics. 

Sold 1 Painting 

Vincent Van Gogh only sold one painting in his lifetime--to a friend. Despite that, he kept painting and finished over 800 pieces. His most expensive painting today is valued at $142.7 Million.

27 Times

Dr. Suess's first book "To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street" was rejected by 27 different publishers. 

10000 Ways 

Thomas Edison, "If I find 10000 ways something won't work. I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward." 


I know you'll find this as encouraging as I have! Keep pressing forward! 

Dream Big Dynasty,

Amy XXOO


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