“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
Great Thoughts From All Kinds of Minds
“A teacher sent the following note home with a six-year-old boy: “He is too stupid to learn.” That boy was Thomas A. Edison”.
- Thomas Edison
“As a child, I was called stupid and lazy. On the SAT I got 159 out of 800 in math. My parents had no idea that I had a learning disability.”
- Henry Winkler
“I felt like an alien. I always felt like I never belonged to any group that I wanted to belong to.”
Almost everything I learned, I had to learn by listening. My report cards always said that I was not living up to my potential."
“When I’m focused, there is not one single thing, person, anything that can stand in the way of my doing something. There is not. If I want something bad enough, I feel I’m gonna get there.”