The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.
Sometimes we get through adversity only by imagining what the world might be like if our dreams should ever come true.
life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity, & stumble from defeat to defeat.
The firmest friendships have been formed in mutual adversity,
as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame
It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.
In prosperity, our friends know us. In adversity, we know our friends
If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.
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Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.
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