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    Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

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Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

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When a heart breaks
it also opens
-Jeff Arch- screenwriter.

When a heart breaks
it also opens
-Jeff Arch- screenwriter.

by Jeff Arch Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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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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Adversity reminds men of religion.
[Lat., Adverse res admonent religionum.]

Adversity reminds men of religion.
[Lat., Adverse res admonent religionum.]

by Titus Livy Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy.

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Adversity is the first path to truth.

Adversity is the first path to truth.

by Lord Byron Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

by Washington Irving Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.

by Buddha Found in: Adversity Quotes, Enemies Quotes,
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When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the read more

When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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