Beethoven’s composer said Beethoven “as a composer is hopeless.” Beethoven was deaf in his 20s. Beethoven composed music despite that and went on to become one of the best known figures for Western Classical Music.
Albert Einstein didnt speak till he was four.During his school times , Albert Einstein was considered to be mentally retarded. Einstein , then went on to win the Nobel Prize for his thesis on Photoelectric effect and his crown jewel , Theory of relativity.
Abraham Lincoln’s wife died , his business failed , he suffered a nervous breakdown , lost in the elections 10 times before becoming the President of USA.
Rocket Scientist Von Braun failed in Algebra.
Madam Curie used to fail in chemistry. She won a Nobel Prize in CHEMISTRY!!
Winston Churchill failed as a 6th grader. He eventually went on to become one of the BEST prime minister of England.
Michael Jordan was cut from his school basketball team. He then won 6 National Championships in Basketball.
Thomas Alva Edison was told by his teacher that “He was too stupid”. He went on to create many useful electronic devices for the 21st century, including bulbs.
Walt Disney was sacked by a newspaper because he was too “unimaginative” and didnt have “any original ideas”.
The Beatles were disregarded by Decca records who told ’em “We dont like your music. Group of guitars are on their way out!” The Beatles went on to become one of the greatest bands of all time.
Isaac Newton did very poorly in his grade school. He went on to write Principia Mathematica and many principles for Physics.
Steven Spielberg dropped outta high school. Then was enrolled in a disabled learning class. He dropped again and went on to become one of the most successful directors in the history of Hollywood.
Marilyn Monroe was dropped by 20th century Fox as Darryl Zanuck thought she was unattractive. She eventually went on to become one of the best actress , sex icon , pop symbol of the century.
Harrison Ford was dropped from Columbia Pictures. George Lucas thought he didnt have it in him to act as Han Solo. Well the rest is history.
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