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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