Overcoming Adversity Quotes

EVERYTHING YOU WANT

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment

that something else is more important than fear.

~Ambrose Redmoon~

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Depression loses its power when fresh vision pierces the darkness.

~Peter Sinclair~

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Determination, patience and courage

are the only things needed to improve any situation.

~Unknown Author~

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Do not fear the winds of adversity. Remember:

A kite rises against the wind rather than with it.

~Unknown Author~

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Each difficult moment has the potential to open my eyes and open my heart.

~Myla Kabat-Zinn~

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Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles

and adds significance to all you do.

~Norman Vincent Peale~

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Every adversity, every failure, every heartache

carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.

~Napoleon Hill~

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Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed,

its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.

~Og Mandino~

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Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit

makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.

~James Buckham~

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Out of suffering comes creativity.

You cannot spell painting without pain.

~John Lithgow in Third Rock From the Sun~

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Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which

difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

~John Quincy Adams~

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Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

~Robert Schuller~

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Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters;

and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.

~Francis Bacon~

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Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,

in which you can walk with love and reverence.

~Henry David Thoreau~

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Real valor consists not in being insensible to danger;

but in being prompt to confront and disarm it.

~Sir Walter Scott~

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Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty,

not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

~Charles Dickens~

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Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.

~Mario Fernandez~

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The block of granite, which was an obstacle in the path of the weak,

becomes a stepping stone in the path of the strong.

~Thomas Carlyle~

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The gem cannot be polished without friction,

nor man perfected without trials.

~Chinese proverb~

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I’m not afraid of storms,

for I’m learning to sail my ship.

~Louisa May Alcott~

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The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing,

but in rising every time we fail.

~Nelson Mandela~

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