Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters....
- Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. – Publilius Syrus
- Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket. – Victor Hugo
- Emotion is always new. – Victor Hugo
- Those who do not weep, do not see. – Victor Hugo
- Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. – Horace
- Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great. – Rose Kennedy
- Inspiration and genius – one and the same. – Victor Hugo