Adversity Quotes and Sayings

The tiny seed knew that in order to grow, it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered in darkness, and struggle to reach the light.

Gems cannot be polished without friction nor a man perfected without adversity.

Submitted by: divine vergara

You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.

Hard times will pass but will not stop coming.

Submitted by: adesokan raymond

Adversity is a hard but great teacher in life – it either builds you up or breaks you down. Adversity has produced many of the most successful people in the world. Adversity has defeated many inspiring and clever people. Adversity harasses the weak but surrenders to those who are determined, persistent and persevering.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Dr T.P.Chia

One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

When times are difficult, remind yourself that no pain comes to you without a purpose.

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

Sometimes, you don’t have time to stop and smell the roses. Sometimes, life just isn’t that easy.

Submitted by: Zina Black

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.


A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.

Don’t let your struggle become your identity.

If you decide and will not to be defeated by hardship and adversity, good things will happen.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

Poverty and adversity have produced many of the most successful people in the world.
Dr T.P.Chia

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

In times like these it is good to remember that there have always been times like these.
– Paul Harvey

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
– C. S. Lewis

More wisdom is acquired by people during hardship and adversity – and what is learned from failure tends to make people wiser.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

The more you learn from hardship and adversity, the more you are equipped to face the future.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

You can’t sit and wait for the storm to be over. You have to learn to dance in the rain.

Submitted by: Debbie Santiago

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