Overcoming Adversity Quotes

25 Overcoming Adversity Quotes:

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward

~ Author Unknown

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity

~Lou Holtz

Out of suffering comes the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.

~Kahhl Gibran

All things are difficult before they are easy.

~Thomas Fuller

If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it would be this: accept trouble as an inevitable part of life…Look it squarely in the eye, and say, I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.

~Ann Landers

The world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

~Dr. Neal Houston

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

~Washington Erving

I’m stronger because of my hard times, wiser because of my mistakes, and happier because of my sad experiences.

~Unknown author


Strength does not come from what you can do. Strength comes from overcoming what you once thought you could not do.

~Unknown Author

Any man can win when things go his way, it’s the man who overcomes adversity that is the true champion.

~Jock Ewing

Never let a stumble be the end of your journey.

~Unknown Author

Too much happens… man performs, endears so much more than he should have to bear. Thats how he finds that he can bear anything.

~William Faulkner

~PanchatantraA great man does not lose his self-possession when he is afflicted; the ocean in not made muddy by the falling of it’s banks.

Be willing to have it so; acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

~William James

Sweet are the uses of adversity.

~Unknown Author

The best thing for children is to have the television set go out of order now and then to teach them how to stand up to adversity.

~Unknown Author

If you’re going through Hell, keep going.

~Winston Churchill

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.

~Unknown Author

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

~Oprah Winfrey

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.

~Albert Schweitzer

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

~Harry Golden

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.

~Duke Ellington

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.  

~Helen Keller

Rock bottom is good solid ground, and a dead end street is just a place to turn around.

~Buddy Buie

I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.

~Jonas Salk

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