Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.
Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.
A stumble may prevent a fall.
A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.