Adversity Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old adversity quotes, adversity sayings, and adversity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
A stumble is not a fall.
Haitian (on adversity)
A true champion believes in themselves when no one else does.
Adversity is a gift.
Adversity makes strange bedfellows.
Anyone can stand adversity but to test a person's character, give them power.
Constant dripping will wear away a stone.
Difficulties make you a jewel.
Japanese (on adversity)
Don't buy other people's problems.
Chinese (on buying and selling)
Don't let the critics get you down.
Every adversity carries with it the seed of equal or greater benefit.
Everybody makes mistakes.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
If God wants people to suffer, he sends them too much understanding.
Yiddish (on balance and moderation)
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is better to give than to receive.
It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back.
It's not the end of the world.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do, doesn't mean it's useless.
Kingdoms divided soon fall.
Bible (Matthew 12:25)
Necessity never made a good bargain.
No news is good news.
One man's beard is on fire; another man warms his hands on it.
Kashmiri (on perversity)
Out of adversity comes opportunity.
Roll with the punches.
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
When you die, make others cry because you left something behind not because they lost something.
Submitter's name lost
When you fall into a pit, you either die or get out.
Chinese (on adversity)