25 prosperity and Adversity Quotes:
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity ’til he has tasted adversity.
I’ll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that’s more than I can say for prosperity.
~ Kin Hubbard
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
~Sir Francis Bacon
Remember God in prosperity, and He will remember you in adversity.
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity.
I am the happiest man alive. I have it in me that can convert poverty to riches, adversity to prosperity, and I am more invulnerable than Achilles: Fortune hath not one place to hit me. ~Thomas Browne
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater.
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New.
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.
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.
~Charles H Spurgeon
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.
Prosperity gathers smiles, while adversity scatters them.
~William Scott Downey
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
~ Billy Graham
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
The good thing of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privatization trains and strengthens it.
Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
~ Rose Kennedy
The virtue of prosperity is temperance: The virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the heroical virtue.
Prosperity tries the fortunate; adversity the great.
~Pliny the Younger
In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
~ John Churton Collins
It is prosperity that gives us friends, adversity that proves them.