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A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Adversity
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A man is a god in ruins.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Adversity
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A wounded deer leaps the highest.
~ Emily Dickinson | (American poet. ) | 1830-1886 | Adversity
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Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
~ William James | ( American philosopher and psychologist. ) | 1842-1910 | Adversity
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Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
~ Soren Kierkegaard | (Danish philosopher and writer. ) | 1813-1855 | Adversity
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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Adversity
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Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Adversity
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Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Adversity
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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Adversity
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Adversity is the first path to truth.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Adversity
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Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Adversity
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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
~ Victor Hugo | ( French poet, dramatist and novelist. ) | 1802-1885 | Adversity
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Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Adversity
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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Adversity
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As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Adversity
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Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Adversity
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By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity -- another man's I mean.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Adversity
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By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man s, I mean.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Adversity
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Constant success shows us but one side of the world; adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Adversity
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Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
~ Norman Vincent Peale | ( Protestant preacher and author. ) | 1898-1993 | Adversity
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Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton | ( British journalist, novelist and poet. ) | 1874-1936 | Adversity
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