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    In the adversity of our best friends we often find something
    which does not displease us.
    [Fr., Dans l'adversite de nos meilleurs amis nous trouvons
    toujours quelque chose ne nous deplaist pas.]

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Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

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Kites rise highest against the wind; not with it.

Kites rise highest against the wind; not with it.

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A wise man struggling with adversity is said by some heathen
writer to be a spectacle on which the read more

A wise man struggling with adversity is said by some heathen
writer to be a spectacle on which the gods might look down with
pleasure.

by Sydney Smith Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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In all distresses of our friends
We first consult our private ends;
While Nature, kindly bent to read more

In all distresses of our friends
We first consult our private ends;
While Nature, kindly bent to ease us,
Points out some circumstance to please us.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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A wretched soul, bruised with adversity,
We bid be quiet when we hear it cry.
But were read more

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.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Great men rejoice in adversity just as brave soldiers triumph in
war.
[Lat., Gaudent magni viri rebus adversis read more

Great men rejoice in adversity just as brave soldiers triumph in
war.
[Lat., Gaudent magni viri rebus adversis non aliter, quam fortes
milites bellis.]

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If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can't help but learn.

If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can't help but learn.

by Bernie Siegel, Md Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.

Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.

by Og Mandino Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.

by Victor Hugo Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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