Adversity Quotes

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King Jr.


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


The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Adversity is a fact of life. It can't be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.


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 for you. - Walt Disney


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


Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. -Robert Frost


Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. -Napoleon Hill


The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all. -Mulan


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. -Jean Jacques Rousseau


Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward. -Henry Ford


Do not fear the winds of adversity. Remember: A kite rises against the wind rather than with it.


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


You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand. -Irene C. Kassorla


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


Adversity causes some men to break, others to break records. -William A. Ward


Anyone who ever told you you're no good...they're no better. -Hayley Williams


To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone.


He travels the fastest who travels alone. -Rudyard Kipling


You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to be somebody who hates peaches. -Dita Von Teese.


If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can't help but learn. -Bernie Siegel


Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. -Wendy Wasserstein


I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. -Jewish Proverb


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


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


If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. -Martin Luther King, Jr.


We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be. -Jane Austen


Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course. -William Shakespeare


Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.


I have spent many years of my life in opposition and I like the role. -Eleanor Roosevelt


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. -Helen Keller


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -Dr. Seuss


Show me a person who hasn´t known any sorrow and I´ll show you a superficial. -Tennessee Williams


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Eleanor Roosevelt


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


A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. -David Brinkley


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


To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. -E. E. cummings


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