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5 Extraordinary Personalities and Their way To Success Through Failure

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

Success is a word which comes along with Failure. If you’ve never tasted failure and  if you never wanted to taste it. Sorry , but success is not a word for you then.

Failure is the avenue for success. The more you decline the more strength you’ll wind up for your dream.

If you think that I want to become perfect and perfection is the other word for success, then please wake up stop believing that “Oh! I am so imperfect, how could I achieve success in my life.”

I have examples for you, some people who will tell their stories about how they failed and how many times they failed but success, at last, was in their hand.

1. Thomas.A.Edison

Thomas.A.Edison quotes

I would like to start from Thomas Edison, the man who changed the whose discoveries changed the earth.

It took years and years for him to discover the most important part of human life, The Light. But in that decade of years, he failed a thousand times.

When he was asked about his failures, he said that -

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

During his school time, his parents always get complained about his slow brain and was said by his teachers that he would never succeed in his life due to his slow brain.

If he had the slow brain and failed for 1000 times still you are now able to switch on the light of your room, then it’s good to fail sometimes to find your right way.

2. J. K Rowling

J.K. Rowling

Do you remember J.K Rowling, No? Okay, do you remember Harry Potter? Obviously, who don’t know?

Yes, J.K Rowling is the creator of your favourite fantasy character Harry Potter, and the magical school in which every child wants to get admitted Hogwarts.

But, it would be sad to know that you never would meet Harry Potter because her novel was rejected several times. The only reason it was published was her CEO’s eight-year-old daughter requested him a lot to publish it.


“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.”

- J.K Rowling

3. Steven Paul Jobs

Steve Jobs Quotes

Who in this world have not heard about the brand Apple and the name Steve Jobs, a man who discover a brand which changed millions of life.

But very less of us are aware of the real story of his life.

He used to sleep at the door rooms of  his friend’s house. When he was in India, he stayed at the temple so that he could get free meals. He imparted his further education and the rest was a result of his hard work  and positive attitude.

“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.”

- Steve Jobs

4. Walt Disney

Walt Disney Quotes

This list will be incomplete without this person. Who don’t know him? The creator of biggest entertainment media who changed the life of  children of the whole world.

I still remember the days when I used to dress up for school watching the Disney cartoons, but it’will be weird for you to know that the person who invented that was himself a school drop -out

He was rejected by army due to his underage and with a lot of efforts got his first job as a cartoonist at the local newspaper. After few years, he and his brother took over their company Laugh O gram which went a bankrupt and proved to be the first step towards the Disney world.

“The difference in winning and losing is most often.. Not quitting”- 

Walt Disney

5. Bill Gates

Walt Disney Quotes

Again, a popular name Bill gates, the creator of the most famous and popular brand Microsoft.

Can you imagine such a techie person and that too without any graduation degree?

Yes, Bill Gates is a drop out of  Harvard University.

Not only a dropout student but also co-owner of a failed company named as Taraf-O-data.

Microsoft came in public in 1986 and the just after a year he became the youngest 31-year-old self-made billionaire.


“I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.”

- Bill Gates

Limiting this list wasn’t easy. There are still a lot of people who can guide you through their own life that how they welcomed the failure and converted it to success.

These five people are the personalities known by almost every person in this world and their contribution comes to us in our daily life either in the form of our own gadget or the source of entertainment.

So, whenever you feel like you are all done switch on your light touch your laptop use Windows or watch a movie or see you favourite cartoon. They all are the inspiration for you.

You need not go somewhere else for inspiration, they are all around you.

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