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Adversity Quotes

In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends
John Collins Permalink
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The nearer the dawn the darker the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Permalink
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
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If the thunder is not loud, the peasant forgets to cross himself.
Russian Proverb Permalink
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Washington Irving
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
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 Chanakya
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
Chanakya Permalink
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Mark Twain
Life does not consist mainly, or even largely, of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of the storm of thought that is forever flowing through one's head.
Mark Twain Permalink
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Charles Colton,
The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame
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We face adversity every day,
Brian Brohm Permalink
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In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.
King Solomon Permalink
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Benjamin Franklin
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression, nor show too much pleasure ; but endeavor to console your adversary, and make him less dissatisfied with himself by every kind and civil expression, that may be
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Bruce Barton
It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.
Bruce Barton Permalink
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Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Susan Taylor Permalink
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I knew we wouldn't see any more adversity than (Thursday) night. I knew if we could keep our composure in that game, then we would be ready for anything that Statesville could throw at us.
Brian Cantrell Permalink
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Ron Zook
The way we handle adversity is going to determine what kind of team we are. I told them last night that this is our first true test of adversity and how we bounce back, how we handle it, and how we compete against a good Iowa football team will determine what kind of football team we are, and where we are at.
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Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.
Chinese Proverbs Permalink
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I had no shoes and complained, until I met a man who had no feet.
Indian Proverb Permalink
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Unless you have the courage to analyze your mistakes you are bound to repeat them.
Jeffrey Benjamin Permalink
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton,
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
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Anais Nin
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
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The triumph cannot be had without the struggle. And I know what struggle is. I have spent a lifetime trying to share what it has meant to be a woman first in the world of sports so that other young women have a chance to reach their dreams.
Wilma Rudolph Permalink
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Richard M. Nixon
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
Richard M. Nixon Permalink
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We think we have a chance to be pretty good. Good teams execute, and good teams overcome adversity. At this point, we haven't faced any adversity or had to play from behind. So we'll see. I'm still feeling my way through this team. I think they are still trying to figure out how good they can be, too.
Brian Cross Permalink
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Jody Conradt
We've had a lot of adversity, and I think losing Tiffany was pretty much the final straw tonight. The one intangible that we've been missing with this team is they haven't understood how to stay connected with adversity.
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This team has some pretty good chemistry. They've faced some adversity and they keep plugging along.
Greg Nossaman Permalink
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Dust is a protective coating for fine furniture.
Mario Buatta Permalink
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The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Chinese Proverbs Permalink
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
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Abigail Adams
These are times in which a genius would wish to live. It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed. The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties. Great necessities call out great virtues.
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