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Adversity Quotes

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"Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course."
"A wretched soul bruised with adversity,We bid be quiet when we hear it cry;But were we burdened with like weight of pain,As much, or more, we should ourselves complain."
"You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression, nor show too much pleasure ; but endeavor to console your adversary, and make him less dissatisfied with himself by every kind and civil expression, that may be"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"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."
"Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters."
"Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory."
"Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle."
"Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat."
"I have often been downcast, but never in despair; I regard our hiding as a dangerous adventure, romantic and interesting at the same time. In my diary I treat all the privations as amusing. I have made up my mind now to lead a different life from other girls and, later on, different from ordinary housewives. My start has been so very full of interest, and that is the sole reason why I have to laugh at the humorous side of the most dangerous moments."
Author: Frank Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in the furnace of adversity."
Author: Santayana Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes American Philosopher Quotes
"Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel in his head; And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Find tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, And good in everything."
"Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune."
"Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm"
Author: Peale Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy"
"Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us."
Author: Rilke Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"The proof of gold is fire..."
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and had better be on speaking terms with it."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest."
"By trying, we can easily learn to endure adversity another man's, I mean"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes

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