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IN OMG! ON 08 Sep, 2014
"Try and try until you succeed." True as it is, tough to follow. Failure of any kind is upsetting. There lies the thin line between successful people and a 'nobody'. If failure deters you, scares you, don't be. Here is the spectacular list of people who have faced misery and failures in their life and still rose to supreme success with belief and determination.
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Sounds Impossible? Well, as improbable as this sounds; as true it is. Bill Gates and his business partner before they found Microsoft; confounded a company called Traf-O-Traf. It miserably failed; in fact when they tried to sell it, no body was ready to buy it. But that never deter Bill and Paul. They say that this failure was one the reasons that Microsoft came into being.
Albert Einstein had a troubled childhood. He did not spoke till he was 4. His teachers and parents thought he was lazy and even in future , his indolence would not let him do a thing. But as the story goes; we all know that he still is one of the brightest minds on earth.
A wise man once said that if you learn to laugh on your own troubles, nothing can bother you. Jim Carrey is one of those great people, who started facing problem that even an adult can fail to comprehend. His father was an unemployed musician and at the age of 15 stepped out and started earning for his family. They went from being lower middle class to absolutely poor. There was a time when his family used to sleep in a van. All of this never discouraged him, this man rose to ultimate fame and became the greatest comedian of all time, all by his confidence and belief in himself.
Oprah Winfrey had a terrible past. She as a child was molested by her uncle and brother. It is a disgrace that at the age of mere 14 years she gave birth to a boy, who died in after few years. Overcoming the awful incidents she had in life, she has come a very long way and is an inspiration for women all around the globe.
Before he was successful in inventing the perfect "Light Bulb", he failed 10,000 times. On asking he would say, "I haven't failed, I just have found 10,000 ways that won't work." Imagine yourself in his shoes, would you give up?
Bethany Hamilton was bitten by a treacherous shark at the age of 13, and this incident caused her to loose her left arm. A month after she was bit, she was back on the surfboard. With an unparalleled determination like that, she won various championships.
The man who gave us E.T , Schindler's List, Jurassic Park and various other legendary films; did fail at times.! Steven Spielberg, the most eminent film maker could not get into a film school. He was rejected from USC twice. And two years after he graduated the school, he was made the trustee of the University. Talk about Irony!
Theron had a tough childhood. His father was an unemployed drunk man. He used to beat her mother. When she was 15, she saw her mother shoot her father in an act of self defense. As a teenager Theron went into shock and dejection, But she knew she had to fight it and so she did.
Franklin Roosevelt, became partially paralyzed at the age of 39. His lower body won't move and he was unable to walk. This moment of despair did not dissuade him from being the most memorable and loved president of The United States.
The Master Story Teller, Stephen King had to face, what seemed to him, an infinite number of rejections. He was in great despair and threw his novel in trash. His wife "Carrie", persuaded him to finish the novel. She saw hope when King thought there was no way out. And now, he has sold countless copies and his stories have been turned into successful movies.