Adversity quotes page 1
All the adversity I've had in my
life, all my troubles and obstacles have strengthened me. You
may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world
us life's most valuable lessons.
some men to break; others to break records.
William Arthur Ward
Nearly all men
can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him
us into deep waters not to drown us, but to cleanse us.
It is not true
that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but
suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
Back, n. That part of your friend which it is your privilege to
contemplate in your adversity.
Where victims see adversity, extreme achievers see opportunity.
adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
Let me embrace
thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
William Shakespeare, Henry
One must put on a
brave display even in adversity.
In times of great
stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and
your energy into something positive.
Be frugal in
prosperity, fear not in adversity.
Be too big to
feel unrest, too noble to feel anger, too strong to feel fear, and too happy to
tumble in adversity.
Brave men rejoice
in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
Many can bear
adversity, but few contempt.
games and in life, are won by those who have learned to cope with
Prosperity is a
great teacher, adversity a greater.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Experience teaches that the time to buy stocks is when their price is
unduly depressed by
temporary adversity. In other words, they should be bought on a bargain basis or not at all.
Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by
sharing its griefs and
Tenacity and adversity are old foes.
The experienced mountain climber is not
intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The
persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem - he is challenged by it. Mountains are
created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are meant to be
solved. It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
In prosperity, our friends know us. In
adversity, we know our friends.
By trying, we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I
It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest
potential for doing good, both
for oneself and others.
Prosperity gets followers, but adversity distinguishes them.
If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them,
you'll be a better
person. It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit,
never quit, never quit.
Adversity is the foundation of virtue.
Never tell people your troubles. Half of them are not interested and the
other half are glad
you're getting what's coming to you.
One who has never met adversity will not develop foresight.
The value of prosperity is known by adversity.
I'm just one small, tiny example. Pick any true-life hero, whether it's
Mother Teresa, Mahatma
Gandhi, or the Reverend Martin Luther King and you'll find someone
who had to weather
adversity - prison, violence, even the threat of death - but held on to the belief that their
dreams could prevail.
There are times in everyone's life when something constructive is born out
There are times when things seem so bad that you've got to grab your fate by the shoulders
and shake it.
One who was adored by all in prosperity is abhorred by all in