1919 – Walt Disney is fired from his newspaper job for lacking imagination.
1926 – Lucille Ball is told by her acting coach that she’s wasting “her time and ours.”
1936 – John F. Kennedy runs for president of the Harvard freshman class, and loses.
1960s – Steven Spielberg is rejected by the film school at USC.
1962 – The Beatles are rejected by Decca Records.
1973 – Hillary Clinton fails the District of Columbia bar exam.
1985 – Steve Jobs is fired from the Macintosh division of Apple.
1996 – J.K. Rowling is turned down 12 times for her Harry Potter manuscript.
Never, never, ever give up.