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Quotations About Adversity

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

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

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

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

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

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

We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

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

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