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Adversity Quotes

This page is a collection of Adversity Quotes.

The easy road isn't always the best road. Robert Frost said, "I took the road less traveled and that made all the difference."

The road less traveled may be full of obstacles and challenges. Allow these challenges to inspire you to be your best, rather than hold you back. Many wonderful things come through struggling - our wits are sharpened, we become stronger, wiser, and more capable.

Whatever adversity you find yourself going through. Use the quotes below to get encouraged and enhance your current perspective.

Enjoy the following adversity quotes.

A bend in the road is not the end of the road,
unless you fail to make the turn.

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable,
but through it all I still know quite certainly
that just to be alive is a grand thing.
-Agatha Christie

We have no right to ask when sorrow comes,
"Why did this happen to me?"
unless we ask the same question
for every moment of happiness that comes our way.

If you're going through hell, keep going.
-Winston Churchill

Some luck lies in not getting
what you thought you wanted
but getting what you have,
which once you have got it
you may be smart enough to see
is what you would have wanted had you known.
-Garrison Keillor

Birds sing after a storm;
why shouldn't people feel as free
to delight in whatever remains to them?
-Rose F. Kennedy

Turn your wounds into wisdom.
-Oprah Winfrey

If you can find a path with no obstacles,
it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
-Frank A. Clark

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.
-Memoirs of a Geisha

Things are never so bad they can't be made worse.
-The African Queen(movie)

If you don't like something change it;
if you can't change it,
change the way you think about it.
-Mary Engelbreit

The problem is not that there are problems.
The problem is expecting otherwise
and thinking that having problems is a problem.
-Theodore Rubin

If you break your neck,
if you have nothing to eat,
if your house is on fire,
then you got a problem.
Everything else is inconvenience.
-Robert Fulghum

When it is dark enough,
you can see the stars.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sleep, riches, and health
to be truly enjoyed must be interrupted.
-Johann Paul Friedrich Richter

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
-African Proverb

We find comfort among those who agree with us,
growth among those who don't.
-Frank A. Clark

When the Japanese mend broken objects,
they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold.
They believe that when something's suffered damage
and has a history it becomes more beautiful.
-Barbara Bloom

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night
is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
-John Steinbeck

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents
which in prosperous circumstances,
would have lain dormant.

Damaged people are dangerous.
They know they can survive.
-Josephine Hart

He that struggles with us
strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill.
Our antagonist is our helper.
-Edmund Burke

If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change.
If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change.
-John A. Simone, Sr.

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes,
and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
-Francis Bacon

The trouble with most of us
is that we would rather be ruined by praise
than saved by criticism.
-Norman Vincent Peale

Would you touch a nettle without being stung by it?
take hold of it stoutly.
Do the same to other annoyances,
and hardly will any thing annoy you.
-Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

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