Adversity Quotes, Sayings about adversity
I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each difficult moment has the potential to open my eyes and open my heart.
- Myla Kabat
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
- John Churton Collins
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
- Chinese Proverb
In prosperity, caution; in adversity, patience.
– Dutch Proverb
Every path hath a puddle.
- George Herbert
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
- Oprah Winfrey
There is no education like adversity.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
A bad grade is only one letter in the Essay of life.
- Lee Drake
You can’t run away from trouble. There ain’t no place that far.
- Uncle Remus
Depression loses its power when fresh vision pierces the darkness.
- Peter Sinclair
If you want to forget all your other troubles, wear too tight shoes.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
- Frank A. Clark
It is always in the midst, in the epicenter, of your troubles that you find serenity.
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
- Napoleon Hill
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
Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
- James Buckham
We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them.
- Charles C. West
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
- Theodore Rubin
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
- Og Mandino
Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.
- William A. Ward
Remorse sleeps during a prosperous period but wakes up in adversity.
— Jean Jacques Rousseau
Adversity does teach who your real friends are.
- Lois McMaster Bujold
Bad is never good until worse happens.
- Danish Proverb