83 Adversity Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing adversity sayings.

Contents

  1. Adversity Sayings
  2. Short Adversity Sayings
  3. Over Coming Adversity Sayings
  4. Top Ten Adversity Sayings

Adversity Sayings

 

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” —Abraham Lincoln

 

“The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!” —Joyce Meyer

 

“Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” —Zig Ziglar

 

“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” —Mary Tyler Moore

 

“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

 

“In times of adversity and change, we really discover who we are and what we’re made of.” —Howard Schultz

 

“Adversity has the remarkable ability of introducing the real you to yourself.” —M.B. Dallocchio

 

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” —Frank A. Clark

 

“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” —Roy T. Bennett

 

“There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” —Malcolm

 

“In times of stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and energy into something positive.” —Lee Lacocca

 

“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.” —Aristotle

 

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

 

“There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you.” —Woody Hayes

 

“Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.” —Anais Nin

 

“It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop.” —Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

“Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.” —Robertson Davies

 

“Adversity and failure are woven into the fabric of existence; without them, there can be neither test of mettle nor triumph of success.” —Dr. Idel Dreimer

 

“Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

“Any man can win when things go his way, it’s the man who overcomes adversity that is the true champion.” —Jock Ewing

 

“A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.” —Helen Keller

 

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.” —Unknown

 

“Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.” —Edwin Markham

 

“Adversity is an opportunity for growth. And an opportunity to really know who your friends are.” —Megyn Kelly

 

“Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn so that we see ourselves as we really are.” —Arthur Golden

 

“The answer to every adversity lies in courageously moving forward with faith.” —Edmond Mbiaka

Short Adversity Sayings

 

“Adversity is a gift.” —Unknown

 

“Misfortunes make us wise.” —Mary Norton

 

“Hardships make or break people.” —Margaret Mitchell

 

“Adversity is the first path to truth.” —Lord Byron

 

“Don’t buy other people’s problems.” —Chinese Proverb

 

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” —African Proverb

 

“Brotherhood is born in adversity.” —Lailah Gifty Akita

 

“He who does not tire, tires adversity.” —Martin Farquhar Tupper

 

“Stars can’t shine without darkness.” —Unknown

 

“Bad is never good until worse happens.” —Danish Proverb

 

“It takes darkness to be aware of the light.” —Treasure Tatum

 

“A hard beginning maketh a good ending.” —John Heywood

 

“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.” —Edgar Allan Poe

 

“Real champions fight through adversity.” —Conor McGregor

 

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” —William Arthur Ward

 

“Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.” —Rose Kennedy

 

“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.” —Jewish Proverb

 

“Adversity has a way of introducing a man to himself.” —Shia LaBeouf

 

“Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” —Og Mandino

 

“Adversity is the adventure of time.” —Lailah Gifty Akita

 

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” —M. Kathleen Case

 

“Every adversity carries with it the seed of equal or greater benefit.” —Napolean Hill

 

“Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.” —Victor Hugo

 

“If the road is easy, you’re likely going the wrong way.” —Terry Goodkind

 

“You don’t know who you are until you’ve faced real adversity.” —Dan Gasby

 

“If you wish to overcome any difficulty, resolved to endure adversity.” —Lailah Gifty Akita

 

“You can’t run away from trouble. There ain’t no place that far.” —Uncle Remuss

 

“A bad grade is only one letter in the Essay of life.” —Lee Drake

 

“If God wants people to suffer, he sends them too much understanding.” —Yiddish Proverb

 

“As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.” —Joseph B. Wirthlin

 

“Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes it’s jewels with.” —Thomas Carlyle

Over Coming Adversity

 

“I am more than my scars.” —Andrew Davidson

 

“Every flower must grow through dirt.” —Proverb

 

“I can’t control the wind but I can adjust the sail.” —Ricky Skaggs

 

“Obstacles are great incentives.” —Michelet

 

“The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” —Harry Golden

 

“Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.” —Publilius Syrus

 

“Some fish love to swim upstream. Some people love to overcome challenges.” —Amit Ray

 

“Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.” —Josephine Hart

 

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” —William Arthur Ward

 

“Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.” —William Shakespeare

 

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” —Booker T. Washington

 

“Battling wolves today strengthens you for battling lions tomorrow.” —Matshona Dhliwayo

 

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” —Moliere

 

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” —Kenji Miyazawa

 

“We acquire the strength we have overcome.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Overcoming what frightens you the most strengthens you the most.” —Matshona Dhliwayo

Top Ten Adversity Sayings

 

Here you will find Top Ten adversity sayings selected by our team.

  1. “He who does not tire, tires adversity.” —Martin Farquhar Tupper
  2. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” —Abraham Lincoln
  3. “Any man can win when things go his way, it’s the man who overcomes adversity that is the true champion.” —Jock Ewing
  4. “Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” —Roy T. Bennett
  5. “There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” —Malcolm
  6. “Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” —Og Mandino
  7. “Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.” —Aristotle
  8. “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
  9. “Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.” —William Shakespeare
  10. “Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.” —Anais Nin