Quotes and Sayings about Adversity
Adversity in our life may seem like a problem, however, adversity can make us grow and learn, an opportunity that we may never have experienced. It all depends on how you look at it.
Life can make good of the hardships we meet. Author Unknown, from Life's Tug Of War
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. Francis Bacon
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. Napoleon Hill
Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles. Maltbie D. Babcock
Obstacles can't stop you. Problems can't stop you. Most of all other people can't stop you. Only you can stop you. Jeffrey Gitomer
Just as silver linings can only be found on dark clouds, rays of hopes can be found, when one is facing hardships. M. K. Soni
If we never go through any valleys how will we know when we've reached a mountain top? How will we know if the mountain is even any good if all our lives we stay up on the mountain and never experience any valleys? I know we'd all like to avoid those "valleys" at all costs, but the most growth for anything happens during adversity. Kim Bloomer from Adversity, What Is It Good For?
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
Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars. Violeta Parra
Adversity precedes growth. Rosemarie Rossett
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. Thich Nhat Hanh
Adversity introduces a man to himself. Author Unknown
Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron
Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune. Max Ehrmann
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Hazlitt
Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity. Lou Holtz
The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty. Samuel Smiles
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. Lee Iacocca
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. Aristotle
There is no education like adversity. Disraeli
Adversity causes some men to break, others to break records. William A. Ward
"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant."
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.
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