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Adversity not only draws people together, but brings forth that beautiful inward friendship.

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.

Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.

Adversity, how blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt.

Adversity, if a man is set down to it by degrees, is more supportable with equanimity by most people than any great prosperity arrived at in a single lifetime.

Adversity, sage useful guest, severe instructor, but the best; it is from thee alone we know justly to value things below.

All sorts of spiritual gifts come through privations, if they are accepted.

Americans are like a rich father who wishes he knew how to give his sons the hardships that made him rich.

An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain - the equality of all men.

As there is no worldly gain without some loss, so there is no worldiy loss without some gain. - If thou hast lost thy wealth, thou hast lost some trouble with it. - If thou art degraded from thy honor, thou art likewise freed from the stroke of envy. - If sickness hath blurred thy beauty, it hath delivered thee from pride. - Set the allowance against the loss and thou shaft find no loss great. - He loses little or nothing who reserves himself.

At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss. See quote detail

Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.

By becoming more unhappy, we sometimes learn how to be less so.

Calamity is the test of integrity.

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch, what make you go beyond the norm.

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.


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