Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Adversity Quotes

Here are funny quotes on adversity.

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
~Robert Fulghum

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
~Victor Hugo

Two frogs fell into a bowl of cream. One didn't panic, he relaxed and drowned. The other kicked and struggled so much that the cream turned to butter and he walked out.
~Unknown Source

If you're on thin ice, you might as well dance.
Unknown Source

If you're going through hell, keep going. ~Winston Churchill

Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. ~Garth Brooks

The darkest hour has only sixty minutes. ~Morris Mandel

The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials. ~Confucius

God gave burdens, also shoulders. ~Yiddish Proverb

You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave. ~Henry Ward Beecher

If you want to forget all your other troubles, wear too tight shoes. ~The Houghton Line, November 1965

As long as you keep getting born, it's alright to die some times. ~Orson Scott Card

Bad is never good until worse happens. ~Danish Proverb

It just wouldn't be a picnic without the ants. ~Author Unknown

You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. ~Walt Disney

Things are never so bad they can't be made worse. ~From the movie The African Queen

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
~M. Kathleen Casey

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
~John Steinbeck

Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.
~Hugh Miller

Problems are the price you pay for progress.
~Branch Rickey

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
~Edwin Markham

The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
~Author Unknown

We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, "Why did this happen to me?" unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.
~Author Unknown

The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.
~William Shakespeare

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
~Harry Golden

May you get what you wish for.
~Old Chinese Curse

Sometimes it's worse to win a fight than to lose.
~Billie Holiday

You can't run away from trouble. There ain't no place that far.
~Uncle Remus

I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
~Robert Frost

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
~Author Unknown

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
~Theodore Rubin

Frogs have it easy, they can eat what bugs them
~Unknown Source

The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.
~Rona Barrett

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

When you're feeling your worst, that's when you get to know yourself the best. ~Leslie Grossman

Convert difficulties into opportunities, for difficulties are divine surgeries to make you better.
~Author Unknown

You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
~Walt Schmidt

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
~Norman Vincent Peale

A bad grade is only one letter in the Essay of life.
~Lee Drake

Everybody ought to do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
~William James

If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change. If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change.
~John A. Simone, Sr.

It is better to drink of deep griefs than to taste shallow pleasures.
~William Hazlitt

Better bread with water than cake with trouble.
~Russian Proverb

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
~Friedrich Nietzsche

The problem with troubleshooting is that trouble shoots back.
~Author Unknown

I have woven a parachute out of everything broken.
~William Stafford

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
~Latin Proverb
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