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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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Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.

by William Hazlitt 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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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will read more

If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.

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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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Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
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Sweet are the uses of adversity,
Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,
Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.

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Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

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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

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Is made more sacred by adversity.

Is made more sacred by adversity.

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