quote by Thabo Mbeki

Gloom and despondency have never defeated adversity. Trying times need courage and resilience. Our strength as a people is not tested during the best of times.

— Thabo Mbeki

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Times of adversity quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v

One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.

In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.

Times of adversity quote Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.

Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.

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I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.

The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us

Forget the times of trouble, but not the truths they taught.

Forget the days of sorrow, but not the strength they brought. Forget the storms you battled through beneath a heavy load - but not the light that led you safely down the unknown road.

Times of adversity quote Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the

Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.

A vital team characteristic is the ability to overcome adversity.

Any team acquires experience and endurance as it learns to fight back. This in turn builds the kind of character which seldom crumbles at a time of crisis or testing.

A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.

If we had not winter, the spring would not be so pleasant;

if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Times of adversity quote Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best

Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.

Remind thyself, in the darkest moments, that every failure is only a step toward success, every detection of what is false directs you toward what is true, every trial exhausts some tempting form of error, and every adversity will only hide, for a time, your path to peace and fulfillment.

The money power preys on the nation in times of peace, and conspires against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, more selfish than bureaucracy. It denounces, as public enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon its crimes.

Times of adversity quote Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

Of course you'll encounter trouble. But behold a God of power who can take any evil and turn it into a door of hope.

When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in.

That’s what this storm’s all about.

The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.

Times of adversity quote Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at al

Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.

If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ''Here comes number seventy-one!''

In times of uncertainty there is a special breed of warrior ready to answer our Nation’s call; a common man with uncommon desire to succeed. Forged by adversity, he stands alongside America’s finest special operations forces to serve his country and the American people, and to protect their way of life. I am that man.

Times of adversity quote Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's

Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.

If you’re controlled by your circumstances, life is going to be a roller coaster with ups and downs. God wants you to be stable, consistent, not moved by any of these things. When you face an adversity, when you hit a tough time, one of the best things you can do is simply stay calm. Keep your peace.

There is hardship in everything except eating pancakes.

Many times I had to dig deep and perform.

All of that adversity helped me and drove me to want to be the best.

Times of adversity quote Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything

Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.

It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.

Trust is not a passive state of mind.

It is a vigorous act of the soul by which we choose to lay hold on the promises of God and cling to them despite the adversity that at times seeks to overwhelms us.

It's not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line.

Times of adversity quote Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going.

Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.

Don't be disquieted in time of adversity. Be firm with dignity and self-reliant with vigor.

Most successful people can identify one minute, one moment, where their lives changed, and it usually occurred in times of adversity.

Your persistence is, in fact, the true measure of your belief in yourself and your ability to succeed. Each time that you persist in the face of adversity and disappointment, you build the habit of persistence.

Times of adversity quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old

Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

When its dark enough you can see the stars.

In times of stress, be bold and valiant.

A wise prince then...should never be idle in times of peace but should industriously lay up stores of which to avail himself in times of adversity so that when fortune abandons him he may be prepared to resist her blows.

Times of adversity quote Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.

There are times in everyone's life when something constructive is born out of adversity... when things seem so bad that you've got to grab your fate by the shoulders and shake it.

There are times in everyone's life when something constructive is born out of adversity... when things seem so bad that you've got to grab your fate by the shoulders and shake it.

The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.

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.

Learning to endure times of disappointment, suffering, and sorrow is part of our on-the-job training. These experiences, while often difficult to bear at the time, are precisely the kinds of experiences that stretch our understanding, build our character, and increase our compassion for others.

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