Inspirational Biographies

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”  Walt Disney

When I am looking for inspiration, I often read about the challenges others have overcome or how they have excelled in their life. Reading how they thrived after challenges gives me hope for the future. We can all use a little hope now and then. 

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Biography (Gale in Context)

You can find more biographies and images on the world's most influential people in this resource. You can search by name, country, ethnicity, job, or birth or death date.

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“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” Neil Gaiman