More Genial Things:
10- Winston Churchill failed the sixth-grade school and faced many years of political failures until he finally became a Nobel Prize winning, and twice-elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at the ripe old age of 62.
11- Charlie Chaplin was initially rejected by Hollywood studio chiefs because ''they thought it was too obscure for people to understand''.
But then, he became the greatest ironic, and one of the widely loved silent movie.
12-Vincent Van Gogh: During his lifetime, Van Gogh sold only one painting to a friend for a very small amount of money.
While Van Gogh didn't succeed in his life, he continues painting until completing his over 800 known and precious works. He was the famous Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most influential figures in the history of Western Art.
13- Michael Jordan was actually cut from his high school basketball team. But, he continues playing the game until becoming the best basketball player of all time.
He has stated: “I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game-winning shot, and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
14- Soichiro Honda was turned down by Toyota Motor Corporation for an engineering job.
He started making scooters at home, and helped by his neighbors, finally started his own business.
Now, Honda became the multinational billion-dollar business located around the world.
15- Louis Braille: Blinded in both eyes as a result of a childhood accident and inspired by the military cryptography of Charles Barbier, He invents a revolutionary system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visually impaired.
When you experience failure, draw inspiration from these great 15 success stories.
Sometimes the failure seems like the end of the road, it's only a fog, move forward and finishes your way to your projects and dreams.
Learn lessons from your failures and keep pursuing your goals with perseverance and patience. Success is a small step to the goal and continuity in the same direction. Try, try and try until you succeed!
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