"I didn't even complete my University education" - Bill Gates
"I was sexually, mentally, emotionally and verbally abused by my father as far back as I can remember until I left home at the age of eighteen" - Joyce Meyer
"I struggled academically throughout elementary school" - Dr Ben Carson
"I used to serve tea at a shop to support my football training" - Lionel Messi
"I used to sleep on the floor in friends' rooms, returning Coke bottles for food, money, and getting weekly free meals at a local temple" - Steve Jobs
"My teachers used to call me a failure" - Tony Blair
"I was in prison for 27 years"- Retired President Nelson Mandela
These are all notable people, who have forged new terrains in their fields and they all have one thing in common:
NEVER EVER GIVING UP!!!
Even though life was hard, they forged ahead and made something out of nothing.
So the next time you feel down trodden, remember the quotes above.