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Funny Adversity Quotes
Funny Quotes about Adversity

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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

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

Life is truly known only to those who suffer,
lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
- Anais Nin

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous


 

Protect your vision.
Prevail over adversity.
Persevere in the midst of turmoil.
Passionately act upon your convictions.
Purposely walk into the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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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

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
- William Arthur Ward

Friendship that flows from the heart
cannot be frozen by adversity,
as the water that flows from the spring
cannot congeal in winter.
- James Fenimore Cooper

Today, when the winds of adversity blow strong,
redirect their force into the
service of your highest intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be open to the goodness of life -
even in the midst of apparent adversity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

Adversity can crush our spirit -
or strengthen it - it is our choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Jimmy Carter

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

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man...
It is more powerful than external circumstances.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament;
adversity is the blessing of the New.
- Francis Bacon

I desire an special interest in your prayers that my
faith fail not in the day of adversity.
- John Hawley

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;
adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
- Francis Bacon

Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess
an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward.
- Wilma Mankiller

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
- Charles Caleb Colton

There is no better than adversity.
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss,
contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve
your performance the next time.
- Malcolm X

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes
us pay dearly for its instruction;
and often the profit we derive,
is not worth the price we paid.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself,
being especially free of admirers then.
- John Wooden

Whatever changes the new era brings,
whatever new pathways we take,
I am sure that our special relationship with America -
forged in adversity,
will not change.
- Mary McAleese

You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
- Golda Meir

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile,
and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
- Lou Holtz

Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache,
carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit.
- Napolean Hill

In the adversity of our best friends we often find
something that does not displease us.
- Brigham Young

Very often out of adversity that's when the best work comes.
- Tom Cochrane

Adversity has ever been considered the state in which
a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
- Samuel Johnson

Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world.
It means resilience in the face of adversity.
It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
- Brad Henry

Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter
consciousness during adversity.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

I contend that not only can you laugh at adversity,
but it is essential to do so if you are to deal with setbacks without defeat.
- Allen Klein

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
- Zig Ziglar

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
- Sa'Di

I consider adversity being good sometimes you know.
- Brett Favre

Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity.
Prosperity is what is doing us in.
- James Reston

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.
- Robert Collier

The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity
or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
- C. S. Lewis

Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
- Rose Kennedy

We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our
appreciation of the right.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it,
and that's more than I can say for prosperity.
- Kin Hubbard

I have definitely gone through my ups and downs and
faced my adversity and my nay-sayers,
but managed to do all right.
It is a pretty classic tale.
- Steve Nash

Remember the great adversity of art or anything else is a hurried life.
- Robert James Waller

Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity.
- Abu Bakr

Adversity is the trial of principle.
Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
- Henry Fielding

Fire is the test of gold; adversity,
of strong men.
- Martha Graham

For gold is tried in the fire and acceptable men in
the furnace of adversity.
- George Santayana

By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration,
and all the fair examples of renown,
out of distress and misery are grown.
- Samuel Daniel

For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.
- Boethius

Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.
- Henry Fielding

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.
- Rosalind Russell

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
- Aristotle

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
- Thomas Carlyle

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only
balance to weigh friends.
- Plutarch

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.
- William Samuel Johnson

Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity.
- Periander

Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.
- Og Mandino

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
- Victor Hugo

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

There is no education like adversity.
- Benjamin Disraeli

He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
- Ben Jonson

Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable
that this testing continues during life.
- Walter Annenberg

Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity;
nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
- Plutarch

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

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

A prosperous state makes a secure Christian,
but adversity makes him Consider.
- Anne Bradstreet


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