Adversity Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
- Thomas Carlyle
Despair brings wisdom while happiness yields no fruit.
You can’t sit and wait for the storm to be over. You have to learn to dance in the rain.
Things are not always easy. Sometimes you have to suck it up, tough it out and hang in there.
Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.
You get to know who you really are in a crisis.
- Oprah Winfrey
Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.
If you’re not there during my struggle don’t be there during my success in life.
Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.
Adversity doesn’t build your character. Adversity reveals your character.
In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca
Don’t regret the bad times, they have shown you that you are strong enough to overcome them and appreciate the good times.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.