These changemakers have defied the odds to the become global superstars in their respective fields, whether it be in philanthropy, sport or education.
But nobody is immune to failure, not even world leaders or billionaires.
It turns out that record-breaking musicians, Nobel Peace Prize winners and Oscar-winning actors have all had their fair share of ups and downs, and they’re more than happy to share what they’ve learned with fans.
From actor Sandra Bullock on the importance of not dwelling on failure to UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson explaining why she won’t let a fear of failure stop her from pursuing her passions, there’s many pearls of wisdom on offer from the rich and the famous.
Click through our gallery above for our favourite celebrity quotes on success and failure.