“Success is failure turned inside out”. We all have grown up hearing this quote. In childhood, you must have taken it as a quote which is used to inspire you or to make you feel good, but it is a reality in many cases. Some people are born with a silver spoon in their mouth while some people have a very smooth and easy ride to success but there are many people who have gone through a lot of difficulties to taste the fruit of success. These people are an inspiration to everyone. They all have some agenda in their life or follow some philosophy. Let’s check out some of the inspiring quotes by the people who fought with their failure to achieve success.
Make each day count
“Learn from yesterday, Live for today, hope for tomorrow”
Albert was suffering from Dyslexia and was expelled from his school when he was 7 years old. After that, he became one of the recognized genius of the era. He has covered his journey having lost of sufferings but end up with success.
Take responsibilities for the things you want
“If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to help them build others.”
Dhirubhai Ambani had worked as a gas station clerk. He started Reliance industries with a small amount of Rs 15000. Now you all know the success and worth of Reliance Industries.
You can overcome anything
“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.”
She was continuously abused and harassed when she was a child. She was even fired from her job when she was 21. Because of some rumors, she was blacklisted in the media industry. But now Oprah Winfrey is one of the well-known and inspiring faces of American Television.
Anything can happen
“If an ordinary bus conductor can stand on the same stage as India’s legend, then yes, miracles do happen.”
Rajnikanth had worked as a cab-driver, coolie and also as a bus conductor. With all his struggles and hard work, he is now a superstar in South film industry and was even worshipped by people.
Embrace the hardships
“Change is the matter of life but a challenge is the future of life. So challenge the changes. Never change the challenges.”
Amitabh Bachchan is a well-known and one of the most successful actors. But at the start of his career, he was rejected for his voice by All India Radio and also he had gone through a series of 9 flop films.
“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”
His classmates used to make fun of him because of his looks. But he is now a successful songwriter-singer and a Grammy award winner.
Do not afraid of going after what you want
“Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.”
Jim Carrey is an amazing comic actor of Hollywood industry. He was a janitor and a high-school dropout. He was thrown away from the stage during his first stand-up act.
You are enough
“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better.”
Harry Potter is one of the stories written by a woman who was rejected by 12 publishers before final publication of Harry Potter. She wrote this story on a tissue paper. And now, magic is in front of your eyes.
Comfort is quicksand
“If you don’t really have a dream you can’t really push yourself; you don’t really know what the target is.”
M.S. Dhoni was a train ticket examiner. His journey from a train ticket examiner to Indian Cricket team captain was full of struggles, failures and at last lot of happiness and success.
Never let yourself be stagnant
“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you don’t belong.”
Narayan Murthy is the co-founder of India’s second largest IT company, Infosys. He is one of the most respected and influential faces in the Technical sector of India. But do you know his first company failed after a year of its launch?
Make your own mistake but learn from everyone else’s
“I have seen people climbing up and down the ladder of success, and I have learned a lot from them.”
He is an actor who was rejected for his looks and he had worked as a watchman for near about 5 years. His hardships tell us that nothing is impossible and hard work always pays off to everybody.
It’s all a matter of perspective
“Sometimes you have to go on when you don’t feel like it, and sometimes you’re doing good work when it feels like you’re managing is to shovel shit from a sitting position.”
He is one of the best Horror story writers the world has ever witnessed. But before reaching this point, he was rejected by almost 30 publishers.
You have nothing to lose
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”
Steve Job had dropped the college so that he can start his own company. On his way, he came across many roadblocks. After so many failures, he was able to get a success and a company that is known to everyone.
Here’s to the people who dream, foolish as they may seem.
“I don’t dream at night, I dream all day; I’m dreaming for a living.”
Steven was rejected three times by University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. But his dedication towards making movies take him to a point where he is known as one of the legendary filmmakers of Hollywood industry.
These people and their inspirational quotes inspire everyone to move forward in your life. You only need to believe in your instincts. Treat your failures as an opportunity to learn a new way to get success in your life.