Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team.
Boston Celtics Hall of Famers Bob Cousy and Bill Russell suffered the same fate.
Einstein was four years old before he could speak.
Isaac Newton did poorly in grade school.
Beethoven’s music teacher once said of him “as a composer he is hopeless.”
When Thomas Edison was a boy his teacher told him he was too stupid to learn anything.
F.W. Woolworth got a job in a dry good store when he was 21, but his employer would not let him wait on customers because he “didn’t have enough sense.”
A newspaper editor fired Walt Disney because he had no good ideas.
Winston Churchill failed the 6th grade.
Steven Spielberg dropped out of high school in his sophomore year. He was persuaded to come back and placed in a learning disabled class. He lasted a month and dropped out of school forever.