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It took Edison thousands of attempts. When a newspaper reporter asked Thomas Edison how he felt about his 10,000 failures, Edison replied:
"I have not failed 10,000 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those 10,000 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work."
The name Walt Disney is easily recognised by lots of children around the world. However, it was not always that way. He started his own company, known as Laugh-O-gram, to create his own short animations. Although the cartoons were popular, he had to close the company. This was not going to stop Walt Disney!