Famous quotes about adversity

Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity. Og Mandino

Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters. Victor Hugo

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat. Anais Nin

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful. Zig Ziglar

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. Aristotle

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln

We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

There is no education like adversity. Benjamin Disraeli

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New. Francis Bacon

Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great. Rose Kennedy