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Adversity Quotes

It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.

Author: Arnold Bennet

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It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

Author: Taylor Benson

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They that sow in tears shall reap joy. [Psalms 126:5]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. [Isaiah 48:10]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Enter through the narrow gate. The gate that leads to damnation is wide, the road is clear, and many choose to travel it. But how narrow is the gate that leads to life, how rough the road, and how few there are who find it. [Mathew 7:13-14]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day's own trouble be sufficient for the day.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Author: Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)

Profession: British Puritan Poet

Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer

Just because Fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness --a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.

Author: William C. Bryant (1794-1878)

Profession: American Poet, Newspaper Editor

Trials, temptations, disappointments -- all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly. They not only test the fiber of character but strengthen it. Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.

Author: James Buckham

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Dust is a protective coating for fine furniture.

Author: Mario Burata

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It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Adversity is the first path to truth.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet