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One thing about championship teams is that they're resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.
Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one's journey is easy. It's how they handle it that makes people unique.
Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we're thinking like amateurs. Amateurs don't show up. Amateurs crap out. Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin', no matter what.
Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.
Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. I'm pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.
Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
W. Clement Stone
You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
William Arthur Ward
A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
I was bullied and picked on because I was so different to everyone else, and I definitely didn't believe or even know I was fabulous back then. But those hard times made me everything I am today. It's all water under the bridge now, but being bullied and going through adversity definitely made me stronger.
Kimora Lee Simmons
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
C. S. Lewis
To me, obstacles in life build character. You have to be able to overcome adversity in order to succeed and appreciate the simple things life has to offer... that's where most of my inspiration for writing and singing comes from.
Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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