Friday, 8 June 2018

Adversity - Quotes

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

Adversity makes men; good fortune makes monsters. - French Proverb

Adversity makes strange bedfellows. - William Shakespeare

Adversity often hatches out the true nobility of character. - George Ade

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

All have their miseries. He is not truly a man who has not experienced adversity. - Edward Counsel

Even the severed branch grows again, and the sunken moon returns: wise men who ponder this are not troubled in adversity. - Bhartrhari

Every adversity carries with it the seed of equal or greater benefit. - Napoleon Hill

Gratitude in adversity is the most beautiful and precious crown of the soul. - Ludovicus Blosius

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later. - Henry Fielding

If you can’t live through adversity, you’ll never be good at what you do. You have to live through the unfair things, and you have to develop the hide to not let it bother you and keep your eyes focused on what you have to do. - Maurice

In any adversity that happens to us in the world, we ought to consider that misery and affliction are not less natural than snow and hail, storm and tempest: And it were as reasonable to hope for a year without winter, as for a life without trouble. - Wellins Calcott

In every kind of adversity, the bitterest part of a man’s affliction is to remember that he once was happy. - Boethius

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

Keen adversity is the best crucible in which to try a man’s integrity. - William Scott Downey

Let not adversity oppress thee: be rather like unto the nail; the farther ‘tis hammered, the firmer it holds. - Ivan Panin

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

Nothing is more patent than that the discipline of adversity is by far the most gracious and elevating influence affecting human character. - Unknown

Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not. - Henry Fielding

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