Adversity Quotes

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

Unknown

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

Bernie Siegel

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

Horace

Sweet are the uses of adversity.

William Shakespeare

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

Horace

In prosperity we need moderation; in adversity, patience

Lee Iacocca

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.

Lee Iacocca

Adversity is a severe instructor, set over us by one who knows us better than we do ourselves, as he loves us better too. He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill.

Edmund Burke

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Elvis Presley

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater.

William Hazlitt

You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.

Walt Schmidt

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.

Horace

Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue

Friedrich von Schiller

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

Horace

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.

Sophocles

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