Walt Disney was fired by a newspaper because he had "no good ideas".
Thomas Edison was told by his teacher that he was too stupid to learn anything.
Albert Einstein was four yrs old before he spoke. He stuttered until he was nine. He was advised to drop out of high school and was told by his teachers that he would never amount to much.
Henry Ford's first 2 automobile businesses failed.
Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team!
William H. Macy's store failed 7 times before it caught on.
Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times, but he also hit 714 home runs.
Stephen Spielburg dropped out of high school as a sophomore. He was persuaded to come back and was placed in a learning disabled class. He lasted a month.
Ray Krok failed as a real estate salesperson before discovering the idea for McDonald's.
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kate F., Age 15 --- Wisconsin
This just goes to show that you can never ever give up because, obviously, there are a lot of people in this world who have no idea what they're talking about.