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Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity. (Quote by - Lou Holtz)

The notion that artists flourish upon adversity and misunderstanding, that they are able to function to the utmost in an atmosphere of indifference or hostility - this notion is nine-tenths nonsense. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired. (Quote by - Seneca)

Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

A wretched soul, bruised with adversity, We bid be quiet when we hear it cry. But were we burd'ned with like weight of pain, As much or more we should ourselves complain: So thou, that hast no unkind mate to grieve thee, With urging helpless patience wouldst relieve me; But if thou live to see like right bereft, This fool-begged patience in thee will be left. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. (Quote by - Horace)

Count your joys instead of your woes; Count your friends instead of your foes. (Quote by - Irish Sayings)

There's no excuse for giving up so many points. But right now we're battling, fighting through a lot of adversity and trying to pull together as a team. All things considered, it was a great effort. (Quote by - Wendell Jeffries)

The more one looks at the rebuild or tunnel option, the more very significant adverse impacts they find in the design. (Quote by - Elaine Spencer)

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

She's a more mature player this year. She's able to handle adversity better this year,. (Quote by - Cal Hubbard)

A lot of teams go through a period of adversity through the year and hopefully this is the end of it for us. (Quote by - Saku Koivu)

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

A yearly entrainment of approximately 53 million fish, eggs and larvae is a significant adverse impact to the Hudson River fishery. (Quote by - John Ferguson)

Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age. (Quote by - Aristotle)

We've faced worse adversity before. We'll get through this as well. (Quote by - Pam Borton)

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. (Quote by - Martha Graham)

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has. (Quote by - Billy Graham)

We've certainly gone through some adversity, but adversity builds character. We have a great core group that's not only intact for the remainder of this season but beyond. A lot of times when you go through something like this, you become toughened and hard-crusted. When those moments come in the next few weeks, a lot of times the breakthrough moment hap- pens when you never look back. (Quote by - Sean Miller)

In the adversity of our best friends we often find something that does not displease us. (Quote by - Brigham Young)

We've gone through a lot of adversity the last couple of years. For him (Lickliter) to get us playing the way we are, it's a testament to his hard work. (Quote by - Bruce Horan)

We do not respond well to adversity right now. Hopefully we can get better about that; get a little bit tougher mentally. From a basketball standpoint, we just have to take better shots and hit them. (Quote by - Kermit Davis)

Recommend virtue to your children, that alone - not wealth - can give happiness. It upholds in adversity and the thought of it and my art prevents me from putting an end to my life. (Quote by - Ludwig van Beethoven)

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity. (Quote by - Albert Schweitzer)

Out of defeat can come the best in human nature. As Christians face storms of adversity, they may rise with more beauty. They are like trees that grow on mountain ridges -- battered by winds, yet trees in which we find the strongest wood. (Quote by - Billy Graham)


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