Failure is the enemy of success. It is an opportunity for learning and reaction. The present 15 success stories are typical examples of a great success after beginning with failure. What truly matters is that you must never stop from working to realize your dreams and plans.
1- Thomas A Edison: When he was a child, his teachers told his parents that he would never succeed in life due to his slow brain.
He failed 10000 times before inventing the light bulb. For him, it was not a failure but 10000 methods that won’t work. He is the master of trial and error.
Finally, he discovers one of the most important discoveries for the humanity.
2- Bill Gates: After the crumble of his first company called Traf-O-Data, the failure did not hold Gates back from creating his first Microsoft product, and achieving a great success.
3- Walt Disney: After being fired from a newspaper because he was told he lacked creativity, he becomes one of the most creative geniuses of the 20th century when he found his way to Hollywood.
4- Steve Jobs was fired after success from his own massive empire Apple, but he found a new company which was acquired by Apple. Then, he takes the Apple brand to new heights.
5- Nelson Mandela: After his long time span in the jail and facing a long struggle of 27 long years, he became one of the most respected people around the world and South Africa, and has being elected as the President of South Africa.
6- Beethoven: In the beginning, except his father, no one believes in his success in a musical career. Slowly and steadily, his music abilities improved even he lost his hearing ability, and he became one of the most influential figures in the history of classical music.
7- Henry Ford: His early businesses failed five times before he founded the successful Ford Motor Company. He is today known for being the most visionary and innovator in American-made cars domain.
8- Albert Einstein was a mentally handicapped, slow and anti-social: He did not speak until he was four and did not read until he was seven. Therefore, he was expelled from school and was refused admittance to the Zurich Polytechnic School.
In the end, he became the genius by winning the Nobel Prize, developing the general theory of relativity and changing the face of modern physics.
9- Socrates is one of the greatest philosophers of the Classical era. He was called "an immoral corrupter of youth and introducing strange gods'', and was sentenced to death. But he continues teaching his new ideas, in his own time, until he was forced to poison himself.
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