Sunday, December 6, 2009

Quotes and a Verse on Adversity...

Quotes and a Verse on Adversity

"We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials,
for we know that they help us develop endurance."
- Romans 5:3

"A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine."
- An Old West Pioneer Saying

"Do not become discouraged in the face of adversity because
you understand that the bigger the heart, the bigger the obstacles
it is asked to accommodate."
- Author Unknown

"In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage.
In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory
next time."
- Robert Collier

"A windmill's true power is revealed only when it faces the wind -
a person's only when they face adversity."
- Author Unknown

"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant:
if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would
not be so welcome."
- Charlotte Bronte

"If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself,
you can't help but learn."
- Bernie Siegel

"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which, in prosperous
circumstances, would have lain dormant."
- Horace

"There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire,
which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which
kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity."
- Washington Irving

"The firmest friendships have been formed in mutual adversity,
as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame."
- Charles Caleb Colton

"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

"If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere."
- Frank A Clark

"If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire,
then you got a problem. Everything else is an inconvenience."
- Robert Fulghum


  1. Oh Valerie,
    I loved thse. These were wonderful quotes!

    Good job, my friend!

  2. I just love these Valerie.

    krissy knox :)


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