07 December 2006

Dropping Out of School to Get Rich

A degree is no guarantee of competence or aptitude. Particularly these days, when political correctness and conformism are more important to teachers and professors than any valid understanding of the world. Here are some billionaires who dropped out to get rich:

Bill Gates
Larry Ellison
Steve Jobs
Michael Dell

Here are some wealthy and famous persons who dropped out of high school:

Jim Clark, Internet Billionaire
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic
Sir Michael Caine, Actor
Louis Armstrong, Musician
Ella Fitzgerald, Musician
Duke Ellington, Musician
Pierce Brosnan, Actor
Sir Sean Connery, Actor
Jack Kent Cooke, Media Billionaire
More at source.

Here is a long list of famous and wealthy dropouts at Wikipedia.

Here is a super-list of celebrity dropouts.

The fact is, if you are good at filling a perceived need of the public, government, or commercial interests, you may have a better chance of being successful by making your own way, than by staying in cookie cutter assembly line style of conformist education, oppressed by mindless politically correct guidelines.

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