Never Give Up

Abraham Lincoln

  • 1816 – Family was forced out of home, and he had to work to support them
  • 1818 – His mother died
  • 1831 – Failed in business
  • 1832 – Lost election for legislature
  • 1832 – Lost his job
  • 1832 – Wanted to go to law school but couldn’t get in
  • 1833 – Began a business and went bankrupt, spent next 17 years paying off the debt
  • 1835 – Sweetheart died
  • 1836 – Nervous breakdown
  • 1838 – Sought to become speaker of legislature and was defeated
  • 1843 – Defeated for Congress
  • 1848 – Defeated for re-election to Congress
  • 1849 – Rejected for job of land officer
  • 1854 – Defeated for US Senate
  • 1856 – Defeated for Vice President
  • 1858 – Defeated for US Senate
  • 1860 – Elected President of the United States

Lesson: Never Loose Hope & Never Quit Trying.

< Previous Article
How does GOD helps us?
Next Article >
The Definition of Life
  • korokitasa

    this article is simply awesome..
    from last few days my code changes are not working properly and I was so
    depressed.. but after reading this article feeling motivated to look at
    problem from start without thinking of failure.

    • itzguru

      Good to know that :)