Adversity And Character Quotes

Adversity And Character Quotes by Albert Schweitzer, Josh Billings, Seneca the Younger, Victor Hugo, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Robert Kennedy and many others.

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One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Albert Schweitzer
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.
Josh Billings
The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
Seneca the Younger
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
Victor Hugo
Sometimes things have to go wrong in order to go right.
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert Kennedy
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
Billy Graham
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Vern Law
The greatest works of admiration,
And all the fair examples of renown.
Out of distress and misery are grown.
Samuel Daniel
Adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficial to us.
Samuel Johnson
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
John Wooden
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.
Washington Irving
The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.
Joshua Waitzkin
Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.
Martha Graham