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Quotations About Adversity

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.

There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men.
Nicolas Chamfort

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

Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
William Shakespeare

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

God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.
John Aughey

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
Mother Teresa

You never know what you've got until it's gone.

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

But ne'er the rose without the thorn.
Robert Herrick

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