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
Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.
Adversity, if a man is set down to it by degrees, is more supportable with equanimity by most people than any great prosperity arrived at in a single lifetime
There is no education like adversity.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater.
You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
Advise and counsel him; if he does not listen, let adversity teach him.
Give advice; if people don't listen, let adversity teach them
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
Surely the mischief of hypocrisy can never be enough inveighed against. When religion is in request, it is the chief malady of the church, and numbers die of it; though because it is a subtle and inward evil, it be little perceived. It is to be feared there are many sick of it, that look well and comely in God's outward worship, and they may pass well in good weather, in times of peace; but days of adversity are days of trial.
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
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater
Extraordinary individuals take one step back and two steps forward with most every challenges and sometimes two steps back to one step forward. They harvest useful lessons and knowledge from what does not work, and they display a remarkable resiliency; and ability to bounce back from adversity.
Don't be disquieted in time of adversity. Be firm with dignity and self-reliant with vigor.
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
You fight dandelions all†weekend, and late Monday afternoon there they are, pert as all get out, in full and gorgeous bloom, pretty as can be, thriving as only dandelions can in the face of adversity.
As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.
No man is more unhappy than the one who is never in adversity; the greatest affliction of life is never to be afflicted
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.
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
The English nation is never so great as in adversity.