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Adversity is the first path to truth. - Lord Byron

There is no education like adversity. - Disraeli

Adversity introduces a man to himself. - Unknown

Adversity tests a man's true character. - Unknown

In politics an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Be willing to access joy in the face of adversity. - C.W. Metcalf

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater. - William Hazlitt

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. - Robert H. Heinlein

Adversity causes some men to break, others to break records. - William A. Ward

The wheelchair symbolizes disability in a way a cane does not. - Annette Funicello

The world worries about disability more than disabled people do. - Warwick Davis

Retire? I can't spell the word. I'd play in a wheelchair. - Keith Richards

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity. - Charles C. Colton

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. - J. Churton Collins

By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean. - Mark Twain

How a society treats its disabled is the true measure of a civilization. - Chen Guangcheng

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has. - Billy Graham

You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away. - Indira Gandhi

The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity. - Seneca

Actions, looks, words and steps form the alphabet by which you may spell character. - Johann Kasper Lavater

I can't disguise myself with a wig and dark glasses - the wheelchair gives me away. - Stephen Hawking

Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age. - Aristotle

Prosperity makes friends and adversity tries them. A true friend is one soul in two bodies. - Aristotle

Most people can bear adversity. But if you wish to know what a man really is, give him power. - Robert G. Ingersoll

A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. - Abraham Lincoln

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes. - Francis Bacon

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. - Confucius

Humility before the flower at the timber line is the gate which gives access to the path up the open fell. - Dag Hammarskjold

Even in the midst of life's adversity, struggle or strife, love's enduring presence remains steadfast. - Eleesha

My disability exists not because I use a wheelchair, but because the broader environment isn't accessible. - Stella Young

Inherited wealth is a big handicap to happiness. It is as certain death to ambition as cocaine is to morality. - William K Vanderbilt

With some diseases, like type 2 diabetes, if people get alerted early, they can take steps to avert getting sick. - Elizabeth Holmes

It is not enough to take steps which may some day lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger. - Lou Holtz

Do you think courage means being fearless? Or daring? Courage, real courage, is taking three steps when it terrifies you. - Catherine Anderson

Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then. - John Wooden

By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown. - Samuel Daniel

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

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. - Anne Bradstreet


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