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Great Adversity Quotes & Adversity Sayings

Updated on July 19, 2010

Adversity Quotations

The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul. ~ Adversity Quotes by Rona Barrett

Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. ~ Adversity Sayings by Garth Brooks

The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus.
~Author : Oprah Winfrey Great Sayings

Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known. ~Garrison Keillor

Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. ~Erich Fromm

Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.
~Author : Joan Borysenko Popular Sayings

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. ~Jewish Proverb

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? ~Rose F. Kennedy

To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.
~Author : Sallust The War with Catiline Wise Quotes

You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave. ~Henry Ward Beecher

If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt.
~Author : Andrew Schneider Famous Quotes

If you want to forget all your other troubles, wear too tight shoes. ~The Houghton Line, November 1965

Turn your wounds into wisdom. ~Oprah Winfrey

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
~Author : Hellen Keller Nice Quotes

Sometimes the littlest things in life are the hardest to take. You can sit on a mountain more comfortably than on a tack. ~Author Unknown


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      I bet one legend that keeps recurring throughout history, in every culture, is the story of Popeye. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Popular Quotes

      You can often measure a person by the size of his dream. Dr Robert Schuller Inspirational Sayings

      You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford Nice Quotes

      I can live without money, but I cannot live without love. Judy Garland Motivational Sayings

      One of the most obvious facts about grownups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child. Randall Jarrell Meaningful Sayings

      Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat: coeli scrutantur plagas.

      (No one sees what is before his feet: we all gaze at the stars.) Marcus Tullius Cicero Famous Sayings

      It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him. J Tolkein Wise Quotes

      We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like. I have prepared one of my own. I have placed some rather large samples of dynamite, gunpowder, and nitroglycerin. My time capsule is set to go off in the year 3000. It will show them what we are really like. Alfred Hitchcock Witty Sayings

      I hope in the future Americans are thought of as a warlike, vicious people, because I bet a lot of high schools would pick 'Americans' as their mascot. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts Great Sayings

      Quite frankly Ted, the very mention of the word 'Republican' seems to have negative connotations for the Americans in our studio. Frank Luntz Popular Quotes

      ... and thereof do I repent: I only plucked an occasional flower when I might have gathered an ample harvest of fruit -- such are the just grounds for the regrets I have ... D A F Sade Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man Inspirational Sayings

      It can't be Nature, for it is not sense. Charles Churchill Nice Quotes

      Nothing is more damaging to a new truth than an old error. Johann von Goethe Motivational Sayings

      We can do no great things; only small things with great love. Mother Teresa Meaningful Sayings

      Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. Henry Ward Beecher Famous Sayings

      No one ever promised that the fastest horse in the race was the easiest one to ride. on managing talented people Eric J Joiner Jr Wise Quotes

      No normal man ever fell in love after thirty when the kidneys begin to disintegrate. H L Mencken Witty Sayings

      Conscience is the voice of the soul. Polish Proverb Great Sayings