Top 10 Adversity quotes and Sayings – Quotations about Adversity and images

Top 10 Adversity quotes and Sayings – Quotations about Adversity and images

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ Muhammad Ali

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. Napoleon Hill

Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.  Steve Jobs

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along. Hugh Allen





Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them. Maltbie Babcock

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Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. William Feather

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Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course. William Shakespeare

If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit. William J. Clinton

Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then. John Wooden

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Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. Booker T. Washington

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden

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You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages. Michelle Obama

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. Malcolm X

All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… 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

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I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

Seize every opportunity along the way, for how sad it would be if the road you chose became the road not taken. Robert Brault

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A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. King Solomon

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. William Arthur Ward

Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one’s journey is easy. It’s how they handle it that makes people unique. Kevin Conroy

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

Don’t let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life. Author Unknown

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. Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, 1882

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

We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Barbara De Angelis

The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity. Ulysses S. Grant

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I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much. Mother Teresa

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden





We acquire the strength we have overcome. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. Garth Brooks

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

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A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.  Author Unknown

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

Earth’s tribulations diminish in proportion to the elevation of our souls. James Lendall Basford (1845–1915), Sparks from the Philosopher’s Stone, 1882

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Adversity quotes and Sayings

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing. Abraham Lincoln

Success is 99 percent failure. Soichiro Honda

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

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

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Fasting is, first and foremost, an exercise for identifying and managing adversity in all its forms. With faith, in full conscience, fasting calls women and men to an extra degree of self-awareness. Tariq Ramadan

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Martha Graham

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

There is no education like adversity. Disraeli

If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don’t embrace trouble; that’s as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you’ll see a lot of it and had better be on speaking terms with it. Oliver Wendell Holmes




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