Drop outs became the most successful people because they
followed their dreams and they DIDN’T quit!
Check out this list of EXTRAORDINARY people because they had a DREAM and they didn’t STOP!
Thomas Edison (1847 – 1931)
Invented the Light bulb
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that it won’t work.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
Was one of the founding fathers of the United States. He earned the title of being the ‘First American’.
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
Bill Gates (1965 – )
Inventor, programmer, investor and philanthropist and former Chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft.
“Life is not fair, get used to it!”
Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)
Theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity.
“The world is a dangerous place to live. Not because of who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”
Walt Disney (1901 - 1966)
Film Producer, screen writer, director, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon. Was co-founder of The Walt Disney Company and had an annual approximately US$36 billion in the 2010 financial year.
“You can design and create and build the most wonderful place in the world but it takes people to make the dream a reality.”
Richard Branson (1950 – )
Founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies
“I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of school work whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I - if I’m not interested in something, I don’t grasp it.”
Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)
An American entrepreneur and Inventor. Best known as the Co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.
“For the past 33 years, i have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would i want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer is ‘no’ for too many days in a row, i know I need to change something.”
All of these people dropped out of school, but they had a dream, they succeeded because they didn’t quit.
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