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Letter "A" » adversities
«Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.»
«Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.»
«In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends»
«Much that we call evil is really good in disguises; and we should not quarrel rashly with adversities not yet understood, nor overlook the mercies often bound up in them.»
«Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.»
«Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.»
«And Samuel called the people together unto the LORD to Mizpeh; / And said unto the children of Israel, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, and of them that oppressed you: / And ye have this day rejected your God, who himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes, and by your thousands.»
«I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities; / And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.»
«By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.»
«Only he,who knows the art of living can achieve success and prosperity. His belief in his convictions are total and he does not succumb to evil temptations even in the most trying situations and adversities. He continues to follow the virtuous path and ultimately achieve success in his life. Such a man can aptly be considered as a person knowing the art of living. »