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35 Adversity Quotes By Famous People

Your life is just like a boat, you stay afloat until it is damaged and water is gushing in. Facing adversity in life is inevitable, make sure you patch the damages quickly so that you can move on in life. Your life will come to an end one day, it is guaranteed, facing adversity with courage and strength is required in living a positive life. It is important how you choose your journey. Overcoming adversity quotes are inspirational, you will learn the meaning of adversity better and how to tackle adversity.

Choose to stay positive and make your life a journey of happiness. You are the leader of your life. The fact that adversity is inevitable, do not live in distress rather, you should enjoy life to the highest level and be prepared to cope with adversity as it happens.

adversity quotes

35 Adversity Quotes

  1. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” Walt Disney
  2. “Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” William Arthur Ward
  3. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” Abraham Lincoln
  4. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” Haruki Murakami

  5. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”Napoleon Hill

  6. Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees.” Thomas S. Monson
  7. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” S. Lewis
  8. “If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.” William J. Clinton
  9. “Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  10. “Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds.” Ana Claudia Antunes

  11. “If you want to find out what a man is to the bottom, give him power. Any man can stand adversity — only a great man can stand prosperity. It is the glory of Abraham Lincoln that he never abused power only on the side of mercy.” Robert Ingersoll
  12. “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
  13. “Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.” Roy T. Bennett
  14. “One who conquers the sea today is ready to conquer the ocean tomorrow.” Matshona Dhliwayo
  15. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation in which I built my life.” J.K. Rowling

  16. “Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.” Henry Ward Beecher
  17. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” Robert Kennedy
  18. “Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.” Plutarch
  19. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Francis of Assisi
  20. “A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.” Ray Davis

  21. “Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.”Lou Holtz
  22. “Success is 99 percent failure.” Soichiro Honda
  23. “The broken heart. You think you will die, but you keep living, day after day after terrible day.” Charles Dickens
  24. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Booker T. Washington
  25. “The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.” Aristotle

  26. “The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.” Ulysses S. Grant
  27. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” Maya Angelou
  28. “The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” Molière
  29. “The journey is never-ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.” Antonio Brown
  30. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” Harry Golden

  31. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  32. “Most people can bear adversity; but if you wish to know what a man really is give him power.” Robert Green Ingersoll
  33. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” Helen Keller
  34. “Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” Roy T. Bennett
  35. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill

Rashed Miah
My name is Rashed Miah, I am the CEO and founder of THE RICH GETS RICHER. This website was founded in October 2018. I am very passionate to talk about success, I followed my passion and decided to express my knowledge of success to the world through this website. For all individuals who visits this site, my overall aim is to motivate them about their life, also to help them financially, spiritually, mentally and physically when it comes to success and achieving big goals and dreams.
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