Monday, August 24, 2015

25 Adversity Quotes to Strengthen Your Resolve

In times of adversity and change, we really discover who we are and what we're made of.


― Howard Schultz

1. 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 

2. There is no education like adversity.-Disraeli 

3. Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. –Horace

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

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

6. Adversity enhances this tale we call life. -Terri Guillemets 

7. 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. -William J. Clinton 

8. We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. -Barbara de Angelis 

9. 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 

10. Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity. -Og Mandino 

11. Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. -W. Clement Stone 

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

13. Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity. -Stephen Covey 

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

15. Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with. -Thomas Carlyle 

16. Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. -Publilius Syrus 

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

18. Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity. -Periander 

19. In so many things, growth comes from adversity. -Michael Huffington 

20. Gratitude in adversity is the most beautiful and precious crown of the soul. -LUDOVICUS BLOSIUS 

21. Good things are often birthed from adversity. -Robert A. Schuller

22. Adversity is part of life--by avoiding adversity, one avoids life. -PAUL GORDON STOLTZ 

23. Adversity is not a curse, for it is often, if not always, necessary to our welfare and happiness. It is like medicine to the sick, which if it be unpalatable is still salutary -T. J. SAWYER 

24. With every adversity comes a blessing because a shock acts as a reminder to oneself that we must not get stale in routine. -BRUCE LEE 

25. It is more useful to watch a man in times of peril, and in adversity to discern what kind of man he is; for then at last words of truth are drawn from the depths of his heart, and the mask is torn off, reality remains. -LUCRETIUS

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