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Officials rejected a candidate for a news broadcasters post since his voice
was not fit for a news broadcaster.
He was also told that with his obnoxiously long name,
he would never be famous. He is
Amitabh Bachchan. (Hindi Films Super Star )
In 1962, four nervous young musicians played their first record audition for
the executives of the Decca Recording Company.
The executives were not impressed. While turning down this group of
one executive said, “We don’t like their sound. Groups of guitars are
on the way out.”
The group was called
In 1944, Emmeline Snively, director of the Blue Book Modeling Agency told
modeling hopeful Norma Jean Baker,
“You’d better learn secretarial work or else get married”.
She went on and became
In 1954, Jimmy Denny, manager of the Grand Ole Opry,fired a singer after one
performance. He told him,
“You ain’t goin’ nowhere son. You ought to go back to drivin’ a truck”.
He went on to become
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A small boy–the fifth amongst seven siblings of a poor father,
was selling newspapers in a small village to earn his living.
He was not exceptionally smart at school but was fascinated by
religion and rockets.
The rockets he designed failed multiple times
and he was made a butt of ridicule.
He is the person to have scripted the Space Odyssey of India
single-handedly. He is
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.President of India.
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876,
it did not ring off the hook with calls from potential backers.
After making a demonstration call, President Rutherford Hayes said,
“That’s an amazing invention, but who would ever want to see one of them?”
Thomas Edison invented the light bulb,
he tried over 2000 experiments before he got it to work.
A young reporter asked him how it felt to fail so many times.
He said, “I never failed once. I invented the light bulb.
It just happened to be a 2000-step process”.
In the 1940s, another young inventor named
took his idea to 20 corporations, including some of the biggest in
They all turned him down. In 1947, after 7 long years of rejections,
he finally got a tiny company in Rochester, NY, the Haloid Company,
to purchase the rights to his invention–an electrostatic
A young graduate preparing for his public service examination failed in Bengali language test by his professors. They told him, his language is archaic and has many mistake.
He was Bankim Chandra Chatterjee. One of the most successful Bengali writer, creator of the National Song of India – Vande Mataram.
An young student took up research on a subject which nobody thought to be important. The work was thought so useless that She was asked to shift her work to a damp basement.
Well this Student got two Nobel Prize. In case you are still wondering – her name is Marie Curie.
She received many honorary science, medicine and law degrees and honorary memberships of learned societies throughout the world. Together with her husband, she was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903, for their study into the spontaneous radiation discovered by Becquerel, who was awarded the other half of the Prize. In 1911 she received a second Nobel Prize, this time in Chemistry, in recognition of her work in radioactivity. She also received, jointly with her husband, the Davy Medal of the Royal Society in 1903 and, in 1921, President Harding of the United States, on behalf of the women of America, presented her with one gram of radium in recognition of her service to science. But when She did her research, it was thought to be insignificant work.
Don’t say you’re not important! It simply isn’t true, Life unfolds as we travel through time.
Enjoy the life as it emerges, It will stand throughout the ages, Savor each chapter as you go, Taking time to turn the pages.
You can make a difference, You see, it’s up to you!