L17Feb20 💜 No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Check out Plato’s list of people who accomplished great things at different ages:
Helen Keller became deaf and blind at 19 months, yet became the first deaf and blind person to earn a BA degree.
Mozart was already competent on keyboard and violin and composed from age 5.
Shirley Temple (6) started in “Bright Eyes” movie.
Anne Frank (12) wrote the diary of Anne Frank.
Magnus Carlsen became a chess Grandmaster at 13.
Nadia Comăneci was a gymnast from Romania that scored seven perfect 10.0 and won three gold medals at the Olympics at age 14.
Tenzin Gyatso was formally recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama in November 1950, at age 15.
Pele (17) became a soccer superstar winning the world cup in 1958 with Brazil.
Elvis Presley has been a superstar by age 19.
John Lennon (20) and Paul McCartney (18) had their first concert with the Beatles in 1961.
Jesse Owens (22) won 4 gold medals in Berlin 1936.
Beethoven was a piano virtuoso by age 23.
Issac Newton (24) wrote Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
Roger Bannister (25) broke the 4 minute mile record.
Albert Einstein (26) wrote the theory of relativity.
Lance E. Armstrong (27) won the Tour de France.
Michelangelo (28) had created two of the greatest sculptures “David” and “Pieta”.
Alexander the Great, by age 29, had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world.
J.K. Rowling (30) finished the first manuscript of Harry Potter.
Amelia Earhart (31) became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Oprah (32) started the highest-rated-ever talk show.
Martin Luther King Jr. (34) wrote the speech “I Have a Dream."
Marie Curie (35) got nominated for a Nobel Prize in Physics.
The Wright brothers, Orville (32) and Wilbur (36) invented and built the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight.
Vincent Van Gogh (37) died virtually unknown, yet his paintings today are worth millions.
Neil Armstrong (38) became the first man to set foot on the moon.