quote: When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.

quote: He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.

quote: Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

quote: Prosperity is not without many fears and distaste; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.

quote: Adversity borrows its sharpest sting from our impatience.

quote: What the British must never believe about themselves is that they are good at games, strong in adversity, but lousy in bed. It is a myth invented by jealous foreigners.

quote: There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.

quote: Opposition is a natural part of life. Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.

quote: Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.

quote: You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.

quote: Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.

quote: We must face the fact that the United States is neither omnipotent nor omniscient; that we are only 6 percent of the world's population; that we cannot impose our will upon the other 94 percent of mankind; that we cannot right every wrong or reverse every adversity; and that therefore there cannot be an American solution to every world problem.

quote: It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.

quote: 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.

quote: Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.

quote: Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.

quote: Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes

quote: Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity

quote: Prosperity tries the fortunate: adversity the great

quote: Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.

quote: A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for

quote: A true friend is tested in adversity.

quote: As the yellow gold is tried in the fire, so is sincerity tested
in adversity.

quote: Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

quote: Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

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