I feel a little guilty for enjoying this Distractify article so much, but that’s what it’s there for. Sometimes artistic types can’t see past their personal wall of rejection to the potential every future holds. From Madonna to Stieg Larsson to Gertrude Stein and more, familiar names have been slammed into the ground, figuratively speaking, and gotten up to rise to greatness. My favorite one is iconic artist Andy Warhol. The Museum of Modern Art rejected a work he tried to give them. For free. Of course many famous soup cans later he became one of the most famous artists ever, recognizable by a glance at even one of his works. If brutal rejection can be a mere stumbling block on the path to that level of success, creative people with a combination of talent, ambition, and dreams need to work hard on becoming rejection proof. Apparently, the future really can be unlimited.

http://news.distractify.com/people/famous-people-rejection-letters/?v=1

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