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.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
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.
In time of prosperity friends will be plenty; In time of adversity not one in twenty
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances.
Adversity and loss make a man wise
Adversity makes men remember God
Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity
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.
Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.
The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that is not exactly displeasing
Behold a contest worthy of a god, a brave man matched in conflict with adversity
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.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine.
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich
Adversity is the first path to truth; He who hath proved war, storm, or woman's rage, Whether his winters be eighteen or eighty, Has won the experience which is deemed so weighty
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