Best Adversity Quotes : Adversities Sayings In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging adversity quotes, adversity sayings, and adversity proverbs.

Famous Adversity Quotes

  1. “Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.” ~ Plutarch
  2. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” ~ Henry Ford
  3. “If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.” ~ Michael Jordan
  4. “Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity.” ~ Abu Bakr

  5. “Adversity introduces a man to himself.” ~ Albert Einstein
  6. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ~ Maya Angelou
  8. “There is no education like adversity.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

  9. “Life is thickly sown with thorns. I know no other remedy than to pass rapidly over them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us.” ~ Voltaire
  10. “It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop.” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  11. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  12. “The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.” ~ Sophocles

  13. “Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.” ~ Robertson Davies
  14. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” ~ Winston Churchill
  15. “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  16. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” ~ Dolly Parton

  17. “Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  18. “Problems are guidelines, not stop signs!” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  19. “Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  20. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ~ John Wooden

  21. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  22. “The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.” ~ Samuel Smiles
  23. “Only in winter can you tell which trees are truly green. Only when the winds of adversity blow can you tell whether an individual or a country has steadfastness.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  24. “A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.” ~ Helen Keller

  25. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  26. “If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.” ~ Robert Fulghum
  27. “Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” ~ Og Mandino , Triumph over adversity quotes
  28. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” ~ William Ellery Channing

  29. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” ~ Bill Gates
  30. “Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.” ~ Horace
  31. “Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say “I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.” Then repeat to yourself the most comforting of all words , “This too shall pass.”” ~ Ann Landers
  32. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” ~ Christopher Reeve

  33. “Adversity is not simply a tool. It is God’s most effective tool for the advancement of our spiritual lives. The circumstances and events that we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth. Once we begin to understand this, and accept it as a spiritual fact of life, adversity becomes easier to bear.” ~ Charles Stanley
  34. “We find comfort among those who agree with us – growth among those who don’t.” ~ Frank A. Clark
  35. “It’s not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant
  36. “Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.” ~ Josephine Hart

  37. “Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.” ~ Billy Graham , Prosperity and adversity quotes
  38. “The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  39. “There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” ~ Malcolm X
  40. “I’ve never known anybody to achieve anything without overcoming adversity.” ~ Lou Holtz

  41. “You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.” ~ Joel Osteen
  42. “The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don’t let it get the best of you.” ~ Will Rogers
  43. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ~ Albert Einstein
  44. “The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” ~ Moliere

  45. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  46. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  47. “The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.” ~ Bernard Baruch
  48. “Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.” ~ William Hazlitt

  49. “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” ~ Epicurus , Courage in adversity quotes
  50. “Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.” ~ William Shakespeare
  51. “Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  52. “Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  53. “Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.” ~ Henry Fielding
  54. “Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  55. “If we had not winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” ~ Anne Bradstreet
  56. “Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.” ~ William Shakespeare

  57. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” ~ Maya Angelou
  58. “Being human, we would expel from our lives physical pain and mental anguish and assure ourselves of continual ease and comfort, but if we were to close the doors upon sorrow and distress, we might be excluding our greatest friends and benefactors. Suffering can make saints of people as they learn patience, long-suffering, and self-mastery.” ~ Spencer W. Kimball
  59. “Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.” ~ Rose Kennedy
  60. “Sometimes things have to go wrong in order to go right.” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon

  61. “When life takes the wind out of your sails, it is to test you at the oars.” ~ Robert Breault
  62. “Adversity is like a strong wind. I don’t mean just that it holds us back from places we might otherwise go. It also tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that afterward we see ourselves as we really are.” ~ Arthur Golden
  63. “The darkest hour has only sixty minutes.” ~ Morris Mandel

  64. “My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.” ~ Hank Aaron
  65. “Acceptance of one’s life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.” ~ Paul Tournier

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