Favorite Quotations ~† Adversity, 3 Life Lessons

"Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records." ~ William A. Ward

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

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

There will always be some curve balls in your life. Teach your children to thrive in adversity. ~ Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe

Adversity is the foundation of virtue. ~ Japanese Proverb, Japanese Proverbs and Sayings

Throughout the journey of my life, I have maintained a strong faith in the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity. I deeply believe in oneís own positive will to overcome even the most daunting challenges. ~ Farrah Fawcett, Media Statement, 10/6/06

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, Riches Within Your Reach!

Adversity is the stuff that shows whether you are what you thought you were. ~ American Proverb

Big success is not built on success. Itís built on adversity, failure, and frustration, sometimes catastrophe, and the way we deal with it and turn it around. ~ Sumner Redstone

All adversity is really an opportunity for our souls to grow. ~ John Gray

Don't let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision. ~ Colin Powell, It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. ~ Horace

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

Don't be disquieted in time of adversity. Be firm with dignity and self reliant with vigor. ~ Chiang Kai Shek, President C.K. Chiang: man of the people

Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. ~ Napoleon Hill

We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. ~ Barbara De Angelis

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