Adversity Quotes

Tom k. ryan - however, never daunted, i will cope with...
Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue.
Sir Francis Bacon, Of Adversity
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Ryszard Kapuscinski
The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself - Always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.
James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
Victor Marie Hugo
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
William Hazlitt
Ben jonson - he knows not his own strength that hath not met...
Within every adversity is an equal or greater opportunity.
Napoleon Hill
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.
Henry Fielding
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Albert Schweitze
We become wiser by adversity prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
By courage I repel adversity. Adversa Virtute Repello.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
John Churton Collins