All great 106 adversity quotes and sayings by famous authors

All great 106 adversity quotes and sayings by famous authors


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In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer. — Albert Careb,adversity quotes

 

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly. — Isaac Asimov,adversity quotes

 

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.  — John Steinbeck

 

It is interesting to notice how some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage, and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles. — Washington Irving

 

It is the surmounting of difficulties that makes heroes. — Louis Kossuth,adversity quotes 

 

It just wouldn't be a picnic without the ants.  — Author Unknown

 

It's not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line.  — Ashleigh Brilliant

 

Life didn't promise to be wonderful.  — Teddy Pendergrass,adversity quotes

 

Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.  — O. Henry, The Gifts of the Magi

 

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.  — Voltaire

 

Like a plant that starts up in showers and sunshine and does not know which has best helped it to grow, it is difficult to say whether the hard things or the pleasant things did me the most good.  — Lucy Larcom,adversity quotes

 

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them. — Washington Irving ,adversity quotes

 

Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

Look up and not down; look forward and not back; look out and not in; and lend a hand.  — E. E. Hale,adversity quotes

 

Misfortunes often sharpen the genius. — Ovid,adversity quotes

 

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.” ― Abraham Lincoln

 

Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.” ― Edgar Allan Poe,adversity quotes

 

No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.” ― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

 

Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

 

Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. — Ralph Blum,adversity quotes

 

Obstacles are great incentives. — Jules Michelet,adversity quotes

 

Out of difficulties grow miracles. — Jean De La Bruyere,adversity quotes

 

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.  — M. Kathleen Casey

 

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. —  John Quincy Adams

 

People are resilient. After all, every person born has recovered from nine months on life support.  — Robert Brault

 

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.  — Rainer Maria Rilke

 

Pick battles big enough to matter, snall enough to win. — Jonathan Kozol,adversity quotes

 

Problems are messages.  — Shakti Gawain,adversity quotes

 

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. —  Robert Schuller

 

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. — Henry J. Kaiser,adversity quotes

 

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater. — William Hazlitt

 

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. — Publilius Syrus,adversity quotes

 

Real pain can alone cure us of imaginary ills. We feel a thousand miseries till we are lucky enough to feel misery.  — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity. — Socrates

 

Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.  — Quintus Horatius Flaccus

 

Sleep, riches, and health to be truly enjoyed must be interrupted.  — Johann Paul Friedrich Richter, Flower, Fruit, and Thorn

 

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.  — African Proverb,adversity quotes

 

Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.  — Garrison Keillor

 

Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.  — Garth Brooks,adversity quotes

 

Sometimes I think my life would make a great TV movie. It even has the part where they say, "Stand by. We are experiencing temporary difficulties."  — Robert Brault

 

Sometimes in tragedy we find our life's purpose — the eye sheds a tear to find its focus.  — Robert Brault

 

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

 

Sometimes things have to go wrong in order to go right.” ― Sherrilyn Kenyon,adversity quotes

 

Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them. — Horace

 

Suffering is above, not below. And everyone thinks that suffering is below. And everyone wants to rise.  — Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

 

Surmounted difficulties not only teach, but hearten us in our future struggles. — James Sharp,adversity quotes

 

Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head. — William Shakespeare

 

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,adversity quotes

 

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.  — Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own, 1929

 

The course of true anything never does run smooth.  —  Samuel Butler,adversity quotes

 

The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.  — Author Unknown

 

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man be perfected without trials. — Danish Proverb

 

The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. —  Epictetus

 

The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.  — Rona Barrett

 

The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.  — Sophocles,adversity quotes

 

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration. — Confucius 

 

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.  — Harry Golden,adversity quotes

 

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.  — Theodore Rubin

 

The problem with troubleshooting is that trouble shoots back.  — Author Unknown,adversity quotes

 

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken. — Henry W. Longfellow

 

The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.  — William Shakespeare, Othello,adversity quotes

 

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.  — John Vance Cheney

 

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.  — Max Lerner, The Unfinished Country, 1950

 

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.  — Michel de Montaigne

 

There are sufferings that have lost their memory and do not remember why they are suffering.  — Antonio Porchia,adversity quotes

 

There are times in everyone's life when something constructive is born out of adversity… when things seem so bad that you've got to grab your fate by the shoulders and shake it. —  Author Unknown

 

There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm. — J. H. Vincent

 

There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.  — Washington Irving

 

There is no education like adversity. —  Disraeli,adversity quotes

 

There is no excellence uncoupled with difficulties. — Ovid

 

There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.  — Alexander Smith,adversity quotes

 

There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.  — Lou Reed

 

These are the times that try men's souls.” ― Thomas Paine,adversity quotes

 

They say a reasonable amount 'o fleas is good fer a dog — keeps him from broodin' over bein' a dog, mebbe.  — Edward Westcott

 

Things are never so bad they can't be made worse.  — From the movie The African Queen,adversity quotes

 

Times of great calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm. — Charles Caleb Colton

 

To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.  — Oscar Wilde,adversity quotes

 

Turn your wounds into wisdom.  — Oprah Winfrey

 

We acquire the strength we have overcome.  — Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

We do survive every moment, after all, except the last one.  — John Updike

 

We find comfort among those who agree with us — growth among those who don't.  — Frank A. Clark,adversity quotes

 

We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, "Why did this happen to me?" unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.  — Author Unknown

 

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.  — Kenji Miyazawa

 

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. —  Winston Churchill

 

We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of. — John H. Groberg

 

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them.  — Charles C. West,adversity quotes

 

What a pity human beings can't exchange problems. Everyone knows exactly how to solve the other fellow's.  — Olin Miller

 

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first steps to something better. — Proverb

 

When faced with two equally tough choices, most people choose the third choice: to not choose.” ― Jarod Kintz

 

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.  — Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.  — Author Unknown,adversity quotes

 

When life gives you lemons, please, just don't squirt them in other people's eyes.  — J. Andrew Helt

 

When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.  — Barbara Bloom

 

When written in Chinese the word "crisis" is composed of two characters — one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.  — John F. Kennedy

 

Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems. — Nelson A. Rockefeller,adversity quotes

 

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.  — Erich Fromm

 

Yes, one must suffer, even in vain, so as not to have lived in vain.  — Antonio Porchia,adversity quotes

 

You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.” ― Mary Tyler Moore

 

You can't run away from trouble. There ain't no place that far.  — Uncle Remus

 

You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. —  Barbara De Angelis

 

You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave.  — Henry Ward Beecher

 

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

 

You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.  — Walt Disney,adversity quotes

 

You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.” ― Shannon L. Alder

 

You will never truly know yourself or the strength of your relationships until both have been tested by adversity. — J. K. Rowling

 

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. —  Bill Gates,adversity quotes

 

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