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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Adversity Quotes

Quotes about Adversity

  • Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. William Arthur Ward (Educator)
  • Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. Horace (65-8 BC) Roman Poet
  • Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger. Lou Holtz
  • Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains. Author unknown
  • The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.
  • The long dull monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the Devil. C. S. Lewis
  • 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 (1783-1859) American Writer
  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. Mary Kay Ash (Founder, Mary Kay Cosmetics)


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