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    The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.

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What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

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Sometimes adversity impels a person to greater heights, and sometimes it provides the opportunity for that person to be a read more

Sometimes adversity impels a person to greater heights, and sometimes it provides the opportunity for that person to be a blessing in the lives of others.

by Norma H. Hill Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a
man's character, give him power.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a
man's character, give him power.

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In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.

by Churton Collins Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

by William Hazlitt 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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Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious read more

Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head;
And this our life, exempt from human haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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We survive on adversity and perish in ease and comfort.

We survive on adversity and perish in ease and comfort.

by Titus Livy Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Let me embrace thee, sour adversity,
For wise men say it is the wisest course.

Let me embrace thee, sour adversity,
For wise men say it is the wisest course.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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