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Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains

Author: Emilie Cady

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

No pressure, no diamonds.

Author: Mary Case

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Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Author: M Kathleen Casey

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We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. ''In your patience possess your souls.''

Author: Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)

Profession: Scottish Preacher, Author

When a man gets to despair he knows that all his thinking will never get him out. He will only get out by the sheer creative effort of God. Consequently he is in the right attitude to receive from God that which he cannot gain for himself.

Author: Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)

Profession: Scottish Preacher, Author

Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.

Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin (1814-1880)

Profession: American Author, Clergyman

Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.

Author: Jerry Chin

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The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.

Author: Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

Profession: French Author, Filmmaker

In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.

Author: Robert Collier

Profession: American Writer, Publisher

Constant success shows us but one side of the world; adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

I bring to my life a certain amount of mess.

Author: Francis Ford Coppola (1939)

Profession: American Director, Cinematographer, Magazine publisher,