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Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward.
I contend that not only can you laugh at adversity, but it is essential to do so if you are to deal with setbacks without defeat.
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
As a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, I'm trained to remain calm in the face of adversity and danger.
When you have adversity and you have pain, you never feel more alone than you do at that moment. And you can be surrounded by hundreds of thousands of people.
I haven't always acted or reacted in a way that made me proud, but I didn't make that same mistake twice, and I think that's what I love about adversity is that it always reminds me of what's really valuable in life.
For in all adversity of fortune the worst sort of misery is to have been happy.
One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity.
I'm somebody who finds adversity is almost as good as encouragement. It's almost like, you close the door, and I'll find ten ways to kick it in and go around it or dig under it or something.
I have definitely gone through my ups and downs and faced my adversity and my nay-sayers, but managed to do all right. It is a pretty classic tale.
Many of the lessons we are to learn in mortality can only be received through the things we experience and sometimes suffer. And God expects and trusts us to face temporary mortal adversity with His help so we can learn what we need to learn and ultimately become what we are to become in eternity.
David A. Bednar
I didn't care what, how much adversity life threw at me. I intended to get to the top.
We see many who are struggling against adversity who are happy, and more although abounding in wealth, who are wretched.
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.
In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that does not displease us.
I personally have dealt with any adversity in my life with humor. That's why I told America to 'Read my hips!' on 'Dancing With the Stars' or was happy to play along with Jason Alexander and Jerry Seinfeld in the great restaurant scene on 'Seinfeld.'
By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
I consider adversity being good sometimes, you know.
In times of adversity - for the country we love - Maryland always chooses to move forward. Progress is a choice. Job creation is a choice. Whether we move forward or back: this too is a choice.
Yes, I did shatter my leg, and it really changed my life, in a way. It wasn't much fun, but it did open me up, and as we all know intuitively, adversity can develop resources.
Initially, I know that I handled it worse than she did and I think partly because I've always been... every bit of adversity I've faced up until the last year and a half is adversity I brought upon myself - or the opposing teams have given me.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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