adversity Quotes

You face adversity all the time. I accept what lies ahead and then I do my best. You can't take things too seriously, and you can't use things as an excuse or you'll never get through.
 
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— Kristine Lilly
I learned to put 100 percent into what you're doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.
 
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— Kristi Yamaguchi
Adversity is a call to action, and your freedom lies in taking the first step. Don't worry about the entire staircase, just take one step, and then tomorrow take another.
 
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— Kris Carr
Everybody wants to talk about NBA players being selfish and arrogant and individuals. But what you saw today was a team bonding and facing adversity and coming out with a big win.
 
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— Kobe Bryant
You know, you have to have some inner philosophy to deal with adversity.
 
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— Kirk Douglas
Everyone is handed adversity in life. No one's journey is easy. It's how they handle it that makes people unique.
 
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— Kevin Conroy
Adversity, if you allow it to, will fortify you and make you the best you can be.
 
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— Kerri Walsh
My mom and my real father divorced before I was one. My mom and my stepfather divorced when I was in high school. Then she fell in love with a guy, and the guy died. That was a rough time. She has handled adversity well. That's where I got my work ethic. So my mother's where I got my love of music, but my father's where I got my athletic ability. And my hair loss. And my love of women.
 
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— Kenny Chesney
You must fall in love with what you do, because being an entrepreneur is a lot of hard work, and overcoming a lot of adversity. From that love will come the dedication that will get you out of bed at 4 a.m. because of a great idea you just had and get you to work till 11 p.m. and not feel tired.
 
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— Ken Field
Triumph over adversity that's what the marathon is all about. Nothing in life can't triumph after that
 
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— Kathrine Switzer
Adversity is the true school of the mind.
 
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— Katharine Lee Bates
Adversity in life does not rob your heart of beauty. It simply teaches it a new song to sing.
 
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— Karen White
Knowledge and action combined can win over any adversity known to man.
 
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— Karen Hawkins
A weak mind sinks under prosperity, as well as under adversity.
 
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— Julius Charles Hare
When adversity hits, go out and learn something.
 
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— Julie Andrews
I was raised never to carp about things and never to moan, because in vaudeville, which is my background, you just got on with it through all kinds of adversities.
 
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— Julie Andrews
One of the best attributes of human beings is that they're adaptable; one of the worst attributes of human beings is they are adaptable. They adapt and start to tolerate abuses, they adapt to being involved themselves in abuses, they adapt to adversity and they continue on.
 
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— Julian Assange
While many of the established media make losses or go bankrupt, WikiLeaks has survived a major conflict with a superpower, including an unlawful economic blockade by its banks and credit card companies and the detention of its editor. We have no debts. We have not had to fire staff. We have never lost a court case related to our publishing. We have never been forced to censor. Adversity has hardened us.
 
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— Julian Assange
Adversity is a misperception as all works toward the good.
 
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— Julia Cameron
The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!
 
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— Joyce Meyer
Death and adversity come to us all, but so does life everlasting!
 
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— Joy F. Evans
The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.
 
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— Joshua Waitzkin
As the flint contains the spark, unknown to itself, which the steel alone can awaken to life, so adversity often reveals to us hidden gems, which prosperity or negligence would forever have hidden.
 
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— Josh Billings
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.
 
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— Josh Billings
He whom prosperity humbles, and adversity strengthens, is the true hero.
 
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— Josh Billings
Peace be unto thy soul; thine adversity and thine afflictions shall be but a small moment; And then, if thou endure it well, God shall exalt thee on high; thou shalt triumph over all thy foes. Thy friends do stand by thee...' -Jesus the Christ
 
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— Joseph Smith, Jr.
Surely the mischief of hypocrisy can never be enough inveighed against. When religion is in request, it is the chief malady of the church, and numbers die of it; though because it is a subtle and inward evil, it be little perceived. It is to be feared there are many sick of it, that look well and comely in God's outward worship, and they may pass well in good weather, in times of peace; but days of adversity are days of trial.
 
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— Joseph Hall
In spite of discouragement and adversity, those who are happiest seem to have a way of learning from difficult times, becoming stronger, wiser and happier as a result.
 
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— Joseph B. Wirthlin
The way we react to adversity can be a major factor in how happy and successful we can be in life.
 
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— Joseph B. Wirthlin
Without adversity, the butterfly would never have the strength to achieve its destiny. It would never develop the strength to become something extraordinary.
 
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— Joseph B. Wirthlin
If we approach adversities wisely, our hardest times can be times of greatest growth, which in turn can lead toward times of greatest happiness.
 
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— Joseph B. Wirthlin
As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people. As you overcome adversity in your life, you will become stronger.
 
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— Joseph B. Wirthlin
I know why there must be opposition in all things. Adversity, if handled correctly, can be a blessing in our lives. We can learn to love it.
 
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— Joseph B. Wirthlin
You may feel singled out when adversity enters your life. You shake your head and wonder, 'Why me?'
 
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— Joseph B. Wirthlin
I am a quiet man who grows through adversity.
 
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— Jose Maria Aznar
It's easy to feel happy when things are going your way. The trick is to remain inspired in difficult situations. That's where life stops being a game of chance and becomes one of skill. That's when, if you can stay serene in the face of adversity, you get back on track in half the time it might otherwise take.
 
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— Jonathan Cainer
I believe that adversity and negativity can be an amazing fuel towards personal success.
 
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— Jonathan Adler
A crisis allows us the opportunity to dig deep into the reservoirs of our very being, to rise to levels of confidence, strength, and resolve that otherwise we didn't think we possessed. Through adversity, we come face to face with who we really are and what really counts.
 
— Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Adversity is not a dead end but a detour to a better outcome than you can imagine!
 
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— Jon Gordon
Thanksgiving is inseparable from true prayer; it is almost essentially connected with it. One who always prays is ever giving praise, whether in ease or pain, both for prosperity and for the greatest adversity. He blesses God for all things, looks on them as coming from Him, and receives them for His sake- not choosing nor refusing, liking or disliking,anything, but only as it is agreeable or disagreeable to His perfect will.
 
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— John Wesley