Adversity Quotes

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Shannon L. Alder
“I love you. I hate you. I like you. I hate you. I love you. I think you’re stupid. I think you’re a loser. I think you’re wonderful. I want to be with you. I don’t want to be with you. I would never date you. I hate you. I love you…..I think the madness started the moment we met and you shook my hand. Did you have a disease or something?”
Shannon L. Alder

Shannon L. Alder
“A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out.”
Shannon l. Alder

Frida Kahlo
“I think that little by little I'll be able to solve my problems and survive.”
Frida Kahlo

J.K. Rowling
“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”
J.K. Rowling

Joseph Conrad
“Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.”
Conrad Joseph

Helen Keller
“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world”
Helen Keller

Og Mandino
“Remind thyself, in the darkest moments, that every failure is only a step toward success, every detection of what is false directs you toward what is true, every trial exhausts some tempting form of error, and every adversity will only hide, for a time, your path to peace and fulfillment. ”
Og Mandino

“Difficulties and adversities viciously force all their might on us and cause us to fall apart, but they are necessary elements of individual growth and reveal our true potential. We have got to endure and overcome them, and move forward. Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Criss Jami
“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Robert Jordan
“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”
Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven

Betty  Smith
“Who wants to die? Everything struggles to live. Look at that tree growing up there out of that grating. It gets no sun, and water only when it rains. It's growing out of sour earth. And it's strong because its hard struggle to live is making it strong. My children will be strong that way.”
Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Henrik Ibsen
“To live is to war with trolls.”
Henrik Ibsen

Robin S. Sharma
“I’ve learned that everything happens for a reason,” the yogi Krishnan told him. “Every event has a why and all adversity teaches us a lesson... Never regret your past. Accept it as the teacher that it is.”
Robin Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Thomas S. Monson
“Our most significant opportunities will be found in times of greatest difficulty.”
Thomas S. Monson, Pathways To Perfection: Discourses Of Thomas S. Monson

Criss Jami
“A poet should be so crafty with words that he is envied even for his pains.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”
edwin louis cole

John Bytheway
“If our testimonies are strong onthis point and if we feel the absolute assurance that God loves us, we will change our questons. We won't ask, 'Why did this happen?' or 'Why doesn't God care about me?' Instead, our questions will become, 'What can I learn from this experience?' or 'How does the Lord want me to handle this?”
John Bytheway, When Times Are Tough: 5 Scriptures That Will Help You Get Through Almost Anything

Nicholas Sparks
“It's hard at times, but it makes a kid strong in ways that most people can't understand. Teaches them that even though people are left behind, new ones will inevitable take their place; that every place has something good - and bad - to offer. It makes a kid grow up fast.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Lucky One

Martin Luther
“Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved.”
Martin Luther

Aristotle
“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.”
Aristotle

Thisuri Wanniarachchi
“Life is at its best when everything has fallen out of place, and you decide that you're going to fight to get them right, not when everything is going your way and everyone is praising you.”
Thisuri Wanniarachchi

Criss Jami
“Love is as simple as the absence of self given to another. God, when invited, fills the void of any unrequited love; hence loving is how one is drawn closer to God no matter its most horrific repercussions.”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

“Nobody is exempt from the trials of life, but everyone can always find something positive in everything even in the worst of times.”
Roy T. Bennett

Zack W. Van
“Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It's a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment.”
Zack W. Van

Thomas S. Monson
“To live greatly, we must develop the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and triumph with humility.”
Thomas S. Monson, Pathways To Perfection: Discourses Of Thomas S. Monson

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it;
Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, In the Harbor

Annie Proulx
“We face up to awful things because we can't go around them, or forget them. The sooner you say 'Yes, it happened, and there's nothing I can do about it,' the sooner you can get on with your own life. You've got children to bring up. So you've got to get over it. What we have to get over, somehow we do. Even the worst things.”
Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

William Shakespeare
“Sweet are the uses of adversity
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.”
William Shakespeare, As You Like It

Jimmy Buffett
“It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad.”
Jimmy Buffett