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Motivational Quotes on Adversity



I will say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that is more than I can say for prosperity.
-- Kin Hubbard

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
-- Plutarch

There is no education like adversity.
-- Walt Disney

Adversity is the stuff that shows whether you are what you thought you were.
-- American Proverb

Pure gold does not fear the furnace.
-- Chinese Proverb

Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
-- Plautus

Times of general calamity and confusion create great minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storms.
-- Charles Caleb Colton

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

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
-- Unknown Author





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