Quotes: adversity

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  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
  • Og Mandino
    Og Mandino
    American author 1923-1996
    Og Mandino
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    Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.
  • James Reston
    James Reston
    In Holland born, American journalist 1909-1995
    James Reston
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    Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
    Ovid
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    As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.
  • Chilo
    Chilo
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    Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
    Billy Graham
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    Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Constant success shows us but one side of the world; adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.
  • Anthony de Mello
    Anthony de Mello
    Indian Jesuit priest and psychotherapist 1931-1987
    Anthony de Mello
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    Do not fear the winds of adversity. Remember: a kite rises against the wind rather than with it.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.