Albert Einstein - couldn't speak until he was 4, couldn't read until he was 7, and was advised to drop out of grade school
Winston Churchill - failed the 6th grade
Lucille Ball - was dismissed from drama school for being quiet and shy
Henry Ford - barely squeaked through high school
Isaac Newton - did poorly in math
Ludwig van Beethoven - was once told by his music teacher, "as a composer, he is hopeless."