How Sylvester Stallone Went From Homeless To Inspiring Legend – Best Motivational Video For Success
This is one of the most inspirational success stories out there.
His Life began with a tragedy. During his birth, his mother suffered some complications and as a result, the lower left side of his face is paralyzed. That includes parts of his lip, tongue, and chin. Growing up, it was very difficult for him to talk in a normal way. Also at home things were not easy for him. His parents divorced when he was just a child.
Stallone grew up as a troubled young boy. He struggled emotionally and also academically, so he ended up being expelled by 14 schools. His self-esteem and confidence were non existent so he turned to bodybuilding.
Stallone dropped out of high school to build an acting career in New York. To survive, he was working all kinds of jobs. He was cleaning lion cages at the city Zoo, he was working as an usher at the movie theater. He ended up being so broke, that he was homeless for some time. He slept at a buss station for a few weeks. And because things got so hard, he had to sell his dog to a family. He was heartbroken.
One day after watching a boxing match, Sylvester Stallone had a rush of inspiration and started writing about an unknown boxer. And in three days the script was done and Rocky was born.
But when he tried to sell the script with him playing the main role, Nobody wanted it.
They offered Stallone $360,000 for the script, with the condition that he wouldn’t play Rocky. At that moment, his wife was pregnant, he had no car, he had $106 in the bank, and sold his dog to pay the bills. He was tempted, But he refused. He knew that Rocky was meant for him. The producers eventually relented and let him star in the movie. The movie ended up winning 3 Oscars.
More movies followed, Rocky and Rambo Became a huge success. And the legend of Sylvester Stallone was born. His incredibly motivational success story is proof that if you try hard enough, anything is possible.
“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!”
Ross Bugden – Music:
Emotional and Inspiring Music – Interstellar (Copyright and Royalty Free) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rbVt0z6NLM
– Alan Light [ CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)]
– NBC [Public domain]
– All the photographs are in the public domain and may be credited "Courtesy Ronald Reagan Library." first uploaded by Wikifreund, 9. November 2006 on German Wikipedia [Public domain]
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Are you feeling down and empty with all hope lost, or maybe you are having a bad day. Are you feeling depressed and full of anxiety on a daily basis, or you’re feeling like a complete failure?Do you need that spark of inspiration that will make you stand off that couch and stop feeling sorry for yourself? Are you tired of being unhappy, unfulfilled, not confident? It’s time to change your mindset! Do you need just a little bit of motivation to change things? The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
You’re on the right place.