In the hour of adversity be not without hope For crystal rain falls from black clouds.

Persian Proverb

All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

Walt Disney

For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph.

Thomas Mann

Prosperity tries the fortunate: adversity the great.

Rose F. Kennedy

Adversity and loss make a man wise.

Welsh Proverb

Adversity makes men remember God.

Titus Livy

Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.

Romanian Proverb

By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity -- another man's I mean.

Mark Twain

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity till he has tasted adversity.

Muslih uddin Sadi

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.

Elizabeth Hardwick

In adversity remember to keep an even mind.

Horace Mann

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.


Adversity does teach who your real friends are.

Lois McMaster Bujold

It is prosperity that gives us friends, adversity that proves them.

German Proverb

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.

Lou Holtz

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Publilius Syrus

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

John Churton Collins

Every team faces some kind of adversity. You have to adjust and move on.

Leonard Drake

Remember God in prosperity, and He will remember you in adversity.

Abu Muhammad

This was a great team win. We battled through adversity and proved we're more than a one man team.

Mike Rudd

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

William Hazlitt

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.

Rosalind Russell

Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.

French Proverb

He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.

Ben Jonson

We're a team. You're going to face adversity through the season.

Bill Beattie

Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.

Og Mandino

We've faced some adversity along the way.

Tim Bennett

We'll take this one. We had to battle through adversity.

Rob Wostratzky

Typically, I would say that it would make things difficult. But we've continued to play through the adversity.

Ritchie Mckay

We've been fighting through adversity all year. We're accustomed to fighting adversity.

Florentino Valencia

It shows no matter what the adversity is they dug in.

Rick Kravitz

This type of adversity tends to galvanize your support.

Richard Robinson

[The article] was really all about overcoming adversity and pursuing your passion.

Alison Donley

That was a lot of adversity, so that was big.

Todd Vesely

When it got to 3-1, it was adversity, and we haven't done very well with adversity.

Steve Sterling

By trying, we can endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.

Mark Twain

I'm proud of them. With all the adversity they had to overcome, that was a tremendous, tremendous win.

Brent Bartlett

We always overcame every adversity, and in the end, all the critical things that had to happen did happen.

Ben Clark

We realized there was a lot of adversity out there.

Jerry Windham

Of course, the last-place team went through adversity, too.

Preston Wilson

There is hope and very often people come out of adversity for the better.

Barbara Green

Adversity precedes growth.

Rosemarie Rossetti

Adversity is always there. There's always a way to overcome it.

Ashley Carr

Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity.


It's adversity, but I think we'll be able to respond well.

Thomas Jones

Within every adversity is an equal or greater opportunity.

Napoleon Hill

I can overcome adversity with God in my life.

David Pak