Quotations - Adversity
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight. ~ Josh Billings.
Adversity introduces a man to himself. ~ Author Unknown.
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. ~ Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha.
Adversity is the first path to truth. ~ Lord Byron.
Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive. ~ Josephine Hart.
Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars. ~ Violeta Parra.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. ~ Truman Capote.
Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience. ~ Author Unknown.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.
How can something bother you if you won't let it? ~ Tas Soft Wind.
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it. ~ Mary Engelbreit.
It's not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant.
Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. ~ Hugh Miller, Snow on the Wind.
Problems are the price you pay for progress. ~ Branch Rickey.
Rock bottom is good solid ground, and a dead end street is just a place to turn around. ~ Buddy Buie and J.R. Cobb, (song).
Sometimes the littlest things in life are the hardest to take. You can sit on a mountain more comfortably than on a tack. ~ Author Unknown.
That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not. ~ James K. Feibleman.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. ~ Bernard M. Baruch.