Notable public figures

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J.K. Rowling: From welfare to multi-millionaire in five years, speaking at Harvard in 2008 on “The Fringe Benefits of Failure”:

In this 2005 commencement speech at Standford University, Steve Jobs described how, starting with nothing – without even enough money for a bedroom or a decent meal – he followed his passion, ended up changing the world, became rich, got fired, started all over again, and changed the world – again.

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