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Adversity Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Adversity

Please enjoy these Adversity Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

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If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet PHOTO

Friendship that flows from the heart
cannot be frozen by adversity,
as the water that flows from the spring
cannot congeal in winter.
- James Fenimore Cooper

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

Life is truly known only to those who suffer,
lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
- Anais Nin

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Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

Be open to the goodness of life -
even in the midst of apparent adversity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, when the winds of adversity blow strong,
redirect their force into the
service of your highest intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Protect your vision.
Prevail over adversity.
Persevere in the midst of turmoil.
Passionately act upon your convictions.
Purposely walk into the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Adversity can crush our spirit -
or strengthen it - it is our choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
- William Arthur Ward

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile,
and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
- Lou Holtz

You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday.
You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
- Epicurus

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes
us pay dearly for its instruction;
and often the profit we derive,
is not worth the price we paid.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity.
- Periander

Adversity leads us to think properly of our state,
and so is most beneficial to us.
- Samuel Johnson

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man;
but for one man who can stand prosperity,
there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
- Elvis Presley

Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter
consciousness during adversity.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity,
we know our friends.
- John Churton Collins

Adversity is the trial of principle.
Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
- Henry Fielding

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
- Zig Ziglar

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;
adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
- Francis Bacon

Fire is the test of gold; adversity,
of strong men.
- Martha Graham

I think really what I'm saying is that I thrive on adversity.
- Richard Marx

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
- Victor Hugo

I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it,
and that's more than I can say for prosperity.
- Kin Hubbard

Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess
an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward.
- Wilma Mankiller

Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament;
adversity is the blessing of the New.
- Francis Bacon

Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world.
It means resilience in the face of adversity.
It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
- Brad Henry

There is no better than adversity.
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss,
contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve
your performance the next time.
- Malcolm X

For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in
the furnace of adversity.
- George Santayana

Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself,
being especially free of admirers then.
- John Wooden

Adversity is like a strong wind.
It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn,
so that we see ourselves as we really are.
- Arthur Golden

The good things of prosperity are to be wished;
but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you.
They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.
- Scott Hamilton

In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage.
In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.
- Robert Collier

Constant success shows us but one side of the world;
adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.
- Charles Caleb Colton

He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
- Ben Jonson

In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
- Horace

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.
- Boethius

I'm used to adversity and working really well in difficult situations.
It was hard for me to accept the success.
- Paula Cole

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.
- William Samuel Johnson

Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy;
many,
amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.
- Tacitus

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood
of life to crimson splendor.
Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
- Horace

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
- William Hazlitt

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man...
It is more powerful than external circumstances.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Very often out of adversity that's when the best work comes.
- Tom Cochrane

I desire an special interest in your prayers that my
faith fail not in the day of adversity.
- John Hawley

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.
- King Solomon

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
- Aristotle

Remember the great adversity of art or anything else is a hurried life.
- Robert James Waller

Adversity is the first path to truth.
- Lord Byron

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
- Publilius Syrus

We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy,
and more although abounding in wealth,
who are wretched.
- Tacitus

Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity.
- Abu Bakr

A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
- King Solomon

You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
- Golda Meir

Whatever changes the new era brings,
whatever new pathways we take,
I am sure that our special relationship with America -
forged in adversity,
will not change.
- Mary McAleese

We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our
appreciation of the right.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration,
and all the fair examples of renown,
out of distress and misery are grown.
- Samuel Daniel

Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in
skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.
- Scott Hamilton

Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache,
carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit.
- Napolean Hill

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo
and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is
entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe
training has on the pugilist:
it reduces him to his fighting weight.
- Josh Billings


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