Top 55 Most Inspiring Quotes On Adversity

Adversity is a part of life. It can cause feelings of weakness, despair, and vulnerability. This can lead to low self-esteem and reduced confidence in yourself and your abilities. However, when you get through it, you’ll come out stronger than before.

It is important to remember that not everyone has adversity in their lives. Some people have easy lives while others have difficult ones. Don’t compare yourself with other people; compare yourself to who you were yesterday or one year ago instead.

Here are 55 inspirational quotes on adversity to never give up

“Never let a stumble be the end of your journey.” ― Anonymous

“You hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life.” ― Anonymous

“Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.” ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes it’s jewels with.” ― Thomas Carlyle

“Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” ― Zig Ziglar

“It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop.” ― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“The broken heart. You think you will die, but you keep living, day after day after terrible day.” ― Charles Dickens

“As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.” ― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.” ― William J. Clinton

“Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” — Booker T. Washington

“In times of adversity and change, we really discover who we are and what we’re made of.” ― Howard Schultz

“It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop.” ― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror.” ― Joyce Meyer

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” ― William Arthur Ward

“Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.” ― Napoleon Hill

“Sometimes good comes through adversity. I would not be who I am today had it not been for the internment, and I like who I am.” ― Ruth Asawa

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” ― Napoleon Hill

“You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.” ― Golda Meir

“Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.” ― Joseph Campbell

“Adversity, similar to lava, appears to destroy everything in its way. But out of the ashes and smoke, new, better, and stronger things emerge that may have not been born in any other way.” ― Zoe V

“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought your couldn’t.” ― Anonymous

“Stars can’t shine without darkness.” ― Anonymous

“When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” ― LL Cool J

“There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you.” ― Woody Hayes

“You don’t know who you are until you’ve faced real adversity.” ― Dan Gasby

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ― Dale Carnegie

“Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.” ― Josh Billings

“One who conquers the sea today is ready to conquer the ocean tomorrow.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

“One thing about championship teams is that they’re resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.” ― Nick Saban

“Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.” ― Martha Graham

“We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.” ― Lucius Anneaus Seneca

“In times of stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and energy into something positive.” ― Lee Lacocca

“There is no education like adversity.” ― Benjamin Disraeli

“Adversity introduces a man to himself.” ― Albert Einstein

“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.” ― Arthur Golden

“Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” ― Og Mandino

“Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees.” ― Thomas S. Monson

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”—Truman Capote

“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” ― Lee Iacocca

“Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.” ― Lou Holtz

“Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds.” ― Ana Claudia Antunes

“Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.” ― Rose Kennedy

“Goals give you a mark to shoot for and keep you motivated when you face adversity.” ― Benjamin Watson

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”- Robert Kennedy

“We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” ― Barbara De Angelis

“There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” ― Malcolm X

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

“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“Fire is the test of gold; adversity of the strong men.” ― Martha Graham

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” ― Kenji Miyazawa

“When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm, take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” ― LL Cool J

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