Failure! The devastating word in the dictionary. Our society only respects those who are successful. We don’t have an option for failure. From childhood to old, if we fail in something, the people of our surrounding criticizes us. It is not only applicable for outsiders only, someday it belongs to our family members too. Failure is the word, which is responsible for many suicide and death. At the same time, failure is the key to success for many ones. But it is also indirectly connected to the people in our society and their frivolous mentality.
Every person who is never criticized and failed in their life cannot be successful. According to them, the test of failure is so sweet. We see, in this universe, a successful person was the biggest failure also. It is better to be treated as a fighter rather than a loser. In this world, among many failures, let us discuss some richest failures.
He is the greatest basketball player ever in history. He was failed to be a part of his school’s basketball team and was out from his team. This failure will turn this guy into a legend, and today’s world is well known about this Hall of Famer athlete and treated as The God Of Basketball.
“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.”
Steve was fired from his own company Apple. After that, he founded and started two anther companies Lisa Computer and NeXT Computer, but unfortunately, he again failed. He was never ashamed about what he did in his life and never demotivated by others’ opinions. One day, Apple requested Steve to rejoin his company. And after that, he never looks back and made Apple is the leading and most profitable IT company in the US.
“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.”
One of the mad geniuses of all time. He is a workaholic person. His failure list is too long from being debearded from Paypal while on a honeymoon, cut from his company Zip2, not selected for a job in Netscape, Russian rejected his request to sell him rockets,3times rocket lunch and failed missions, bankrupt due to SpaceX and Tesla and many more. Apart from all this, he is the top-five richest person in the world.
“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it.”
Her first book Harry Potter was rejected by many publishers the first book. She was bankrupt and divorced at that time. One publisher said to her that she has to focus on finding a job rather than published her book about the children’s stories. She is one of the leading writers later. Rowling books not only sold millions copy also turns into Hollywood movies.
“But 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.”
With his droopy left eyelid, he always wanted to be an actor. After many struggles, he approached many producers with his own written story in which he wanted him as the lead character as an underdog boxer Rocky Balboa. But all are refused. He was not disappointed and never give up on that. Finally, the film won the best picture. He is the director of the four sequels among seven sequels later. He is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood nowadays.
“Every time I’ve failed, people had me out for the count, but I always come back.”
Do not ever frustrate by someone’s opinion about you, do your work which you will be passionate about, whatever the situation comes in front of you, never threatened, believe in yourself, and work insane towards that. Failure is a path, not destiny.