Motivation is a strange game. Often, when we start off succeeding, we tend to be more confident, resilient and have a easier time moving forward; However, when we start off failing or don’t have any prior success stories to reinforce our motivation, it can be truly daunting to keep going. The truth is that most grand success stories are those that are bred from years of failure. The kind of successes that make us go, “Wow, this person really changed things. They made billions and influenced the world in at least some way”, started off with failure. Here are 7 famous stories of people who went from having nothing or even less than nothing to abundant success.