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You know, you have to have some inner philosophy to deal with adversity.
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
Very often out of adversity that's when the best work comes.
I think really what I'm saying is that I thrive on adversity.
Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in.
I learned to put 100 percent into what you're doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.
A lot of people think I had such a rosy career, but I wanted to identify that one of the things that helps you have a long career is learning how to deal with adversity, how to get past it. Once I learned how to get through that, others things didn't seem so hard.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
These are tough times, and the New Yorkers I have met are facing economic adversity with grace and dignity. They worry about their future, care about their neighbors and hope this storm will pass so they can focus on better days ahead.
Harold Ford, Jr.
I desire an special interest in your prayers that my faith fail not in the day of adversity.
I am a quiet man who grows through adversity.
Jose Maria Aznar
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
Whenever people are faced with any sort of adversity... they tend to gravitate toward things that make them comfortable, and things that they feel are important.
Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.
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.
When the world is in the midst of change, when adversity and opportunity are almost indistinguishable, this is the time for visionary leadership and when leaders need to look beyond the survival needs of those they're serving.
Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity.
I tend to not discriminate when it comes to people I can learn from. Basically, if someone has built a meaningful business in software, technology or media, faced disruption and adversity, and overcame underdog status, I want to know how they did it.
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.
One thing that I don't think my critics realize about me is that I've been trained to look adversity in the face.
Remember the great adversity of art or anything else is a hurried life.
Robert James Waller
In so many things, growth comes from adversity.
If you ask me why I've succeeded, it's because I was in the Royal Marines. You have this unbelievable sense of achievement and of overcoming adversity. That's the confidence it breeds.
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.
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.
Of course, losing my father was traumatic. I was an only child. But from the time my father died, my general theme in life has been to turn adversity into opportunity.
Thomas G. Stemberg
A prosperous state makes a secure Christian, but adversity makes him Consider.
Whatever changes the new era brings, whatever new pathways we take, I am sure that our special relationship with America - forged in adversity, will not change.
What really grabs me is when a reader writes to express her personal story and how a book helped her situation, or her acceptance of a situation she can't change. I read some sad cases in my snail and electronic mail. I respond to all I can, affirming that they are the true heroes of life because they are fighting through adversity and surviving.
The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.
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