There’s nothing like a good rags to riches story to help inspire people not to give up. If you think you have it bad, remember some of the most famous people in the world also did at one time or another. Perseverance pays in the end — maybe more for some people than it does for others, but it does pay. As far as the trials each one of these persons experienced, some of them came from a poor family. However, others might have had tough relationship battles and suffered childhood or adulthood abuse.