Adversity Quotes


602 Adversity quotes:



"Out of love and hatred, out of earnings and borrowings and leadings and losses; out of sickness and pain; out of wooing and worshipping; out of traveling and voting and watching and caring; out of disgrace and contempt, comes our tuition in the serene and beautiful laws."
"It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways."
"Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine"
"What is to give light must endure the burning."
"Common and vulgar people ascribe all ills that they feel to others; people of little wisdom ascribe to themselves; people of much wisdom, to no one."
"Every silver lining has a cloud."
"The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."
Author: Epicurus Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."
"He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil."
"Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common Sense."
"Beware of the friend who was once your foe."
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Advise and counsel him; if he does not listen, let adversity teach him."
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"No use crying over spilt milk"
Author: Proverb Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, Adversity is the first path to truth"
Author: Byron Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"When written in Chinese, the word ''crisis'' is composed of two characters -- one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity."
"There are people who have an appetite for grief; pleasure is not strong enough and they crave pain. They have mithridatic stomachs which must be fed on poisoned bread, natures so doomed that no prosperity can sooth their ragged and dishevelled desolation."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"We are not defined by our trials,but by how we face them.We are all afraid; bravery is a choice,that though you may lose, you shall never be defeated."
Author: Pendley Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes


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