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Adversity Quotes

We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding in wealth, who are wretched.

Author: Publius Cornelius Tacitus (55-117 AD)

Profession: Roman Historian

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

Author: Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)

Profession: Indian Poet, Philosopher

Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, grow, grow.

Author: The Talmud

Profession: Jewish Archive of Oral Tradition

By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man s, I mean.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

If you're on thin ice, you might as well dance.

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When I dig another out of trouble, the hole from which I lift him is the place where I bury my own.

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We need tough days to drive us to our knees.

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We all know that sponges grow in the ocean but I wander how much deeper the ocean would be if that wasn't the case.

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Two frogs fell into a bowl of cream. One didn't panic, he relaxed and drowned. The other kicked and struggled so much that the cream turned to butter and he walked out.

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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.

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The sooner I fall behind, the more time I have to catch up.

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The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them

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Nothing bad ever happens without equal or growth

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No one would ever have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in a storm.

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In times of storm, the shallowness of the root structure is revealed.

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