Adversity Quotes

Horace, odes - in adversity remember to keep an even mind....
In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
John Churton Collins

By courage I repel adversity.
Anonymous
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.
Anne Bradstreet
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Socrates
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Ryszard Kapuscinski

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Publilius Syrus
Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity.
Chilo
William hazlitt - prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a...
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Socrates
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Henry Fielding
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
Samuel Johnson
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 grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
Adversity cause some men to break others to break records.
William A. Ward
To see a man fearless in dangers. untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult, and laughing at all those things which are generally either coveted or feared, all men must acknowledge that this can be from nothing else but a beam of divinity that influences a mortal body.
Seneca
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
Plutarch