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March 19, 2014

If You Make A Hundred Mistakes...

...before getting something right, you've learned one hundred and one lessons.

We’ve all heard that the road to success is paved with failure. But that doesn’t make rejection any easier to swallow. What does help? Knowing that the world’s most talented people have been there, too. Here are 10 actual rejection letters that prove it.

Andy Warhol rejection letter.png


In 1956, Andy Warhol couldn’t give his work away. Yes, we mean that literally. On October 18th the artist received a letter from the Museum of Modern Art declining a drawing “which you so generously offered as a gift to the Museum.” Today, MoMA owns 168 of Warhol’s pieces.

It's very interesting to see who was once told, "You're not good enough."

Tip o'the Stetson: Bookworm

Posted by DL Sly at March 19, 2014 12:01 AM

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Speaking of rejection letters, you "Cinderellas" are gonna just love this one.

Posted by: spd rdr at March 19, 2014 08:43 AM

Obviously not the Enjoli years for women.
Thanks for the link.

Posted by: DL Sly at March 19, 2014 01:07 PM