Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.
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.
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Adversity is the first path to truth.
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
Adversity is like a strong wind. I don't mean just that it holds us back from places we might otherwise go. It also tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that afterward we see ourselves as we really are.
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
If we had not winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for.
If you can't change it.. change the way you think about it
The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
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