Adversity Quotes and Sayings
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
Gems cannot be polished without friction nor a man perfected without adversity.
The more you learn from hardship and adversity, the more you are equipped to face the future.
- Dr T.P.Chia
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln
You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
- Golda Meir
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Adversity is a stimulus.
- James Broughton
Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
- Rose Kennedy
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
- Thomas Carlyle
Very often out of adversity that’s when the best work comes.
- Tom Cochrane
Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am a quiet man who grows through adversity.
- Jose Maria Aznar
There is no education like adversity.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
- Khalil Gibran
Remember the great adversity of art or anything else is a hurried life.
- Robert James Waller