True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome True hope responds to the real world, to real life; it is an active effort
Sweet are the uses of adversity.
Adversity is the foundation of virtue
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them
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.
Be calm and strong and patient. Meet failure and disappointment with courage. Rise superior to the trials of life, and never give in to hopelessness or despair. In danger, in adversity, cling to your principles and ideals. Aequanimitas!
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man's character - give him power.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Adversity and loss make a man wise
In prosperity we need moderation; in adversity, patience
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
Out of defeat can come the best in human nature. As Christians face storms of adversity, they may rise with more beauty. They are like trees that grow on mountain ridges -- battered by winds, yet trees in which we find the strongest wood.
He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends
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.