adversity Quotes

Throughout my life, I have always lived with adversity and will continue to have faith and do good for my family, friends and fans.
 
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— Lil' Kim
And I thought, you know, a little gender confusion makes a better person. A little adversity in life at an early age. It's character building.
 
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— Lesley Gore
Adversity is something that makes reaching your goals so much more rewarding than if it didn't exist.
 
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— Lennox Lewis
I think persistence in the face of adversity is an essential part of a writer's job description. If you don't care enough about it to avoid being easily disheartened that way, you really should be doing something else.
 
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— Lawrence Block
How do we handle adversity? Adversity is going to be with us in everything that we do, almost in every facet of our lives-in our personal associations, in the mission field, in our chosen professions, in our families.
 
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— LaVell Edwards
When we have adversity we oftentimes tend to look around and think that we're the Lone Ranger. We tend to believe that we're the only one who has problems. And we always look around and see others who are more talented, taller, smarter, handsomer, or faster. I can assure you, everyone has problems-even football coaches. The ability we have to handle this adversity will determine the degree of success that we will have in life.
 
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— LaVell Edwards
Those who have succeeded have also had the ability to overcome adversity, disappointment, and even tragedy in their lives.
 
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— LaVell Edwards
The ability we have to handle this adversity will determine the degree of success that we will have in life. To me, this is where the gospel can be the greatest of help to us. The power of the Holy Ghost is the greatest source of strength and comfort we can have in our lives. The Holy Ghost will not only help us in times of need, but will help us to gain a firm testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ, thereby preparing us for life.
 
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— LaVell Edwards
The best antidote to stress is resilience... having the ability to respond to change or adversity proactively and resourcefully.
 
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— Lauren Mackler
Guys respect other guys who get it done on the field, play through adversity, and come through when it matters most.
 
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— Larry Fitzgerald
A little adversity can't hold me down.
 
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— Lamar Odom
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
 
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— Lactantius
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