They turned the Impossible into the Possible
Walt Disney was fired by his newspaper editor who believed that Disney lacked imagination and had no good ideas. He went bankrupt and failed a number of businesses. He is now the owner of the billion-dollar company profiting from the most famous merchandise, movies, and theme parks.
Thomas Edison's teachers said he was “too stupid to learn anything.” He got fired from two of his jobs because he was unproductive. He failed 1,000 times with his invention. Now, we are using his idea to light our homes.
Publishers deemed Theodor Seuss Geisel's books were not sellable so they rejected him; in fact, 27 of them did. Now, his books are read by children all over the world. He wrote under the pen name, Dr. Seuss.
Before J. K. Rowling earned millions, she faced a failed marriage, being almost entirely broke while raising a child on her own, and going to school. When she finally finished writing Harry Potter, she was rejected by a number of publishing companies before getting published. She even had to depend on welfare to survive but now, she is just one of the richest women in the world.
Vincent Van Gogh sold only one painting his whole life to a friend who paid him a not-so-considerable amount. He was never successful in life, and sometimes even starved. Now, he is one of the best-known artists.
Shanti Gowans is the globally recognised author and founder of Shanti Yoga™, Meditation and Ayurveda for the self, family and community.
Shantiji has brought the concepts and practices of a healthy body and a still mind to thousands of Australians through her Yoga and Meditation programs on national television... Read more about Shantiji's biography
Travel with Shanti & Peter Gowans this November for a trip of a lifetime.