Quotations about adversity

Quotations Search list of famous sayings, proverbs and quotations about adversity.

"We are all strong enough to bear the misfortunes of other." Duc de la Rochefoucauld 1613-80 (French Writer)
  1. “Adversity is the stuff that shows whether you are what you thought you were.” Albanian Proverb
  2. “Adversity has no friends.” Albanian Proverb
  3. “Adversity does best discover virtue.” Albanian Proverb
  4. “A man will show his true colours in adversity.” Albanian Proverb
  5. “A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine.” American Proverb
  6. “Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain in the spring.” Chinese Proverb
  7. “In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty, In time of adversity, not one amongst twenty.” Latin Proverb
  8. “In time of prosperity consider how you will bear adversity.” Latin Proverb
  9. “Adversity brings wisdom.” Vietnamese Proverb
  10. “When you're enjoying prosperity, be wary of adversity.” Sicilian Proverb
  11. “Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.” Romanian Proverb
  12. “In adversity is when friendship is proven.” Portuguese Proverb
  13. “He who swells in prosperity will shrink in adversity.” Romanian Proverb
  14. “In the hour of adversity be not without hope.” Persian Proverb
  15. “Prosperity improves one's personality, adversity cripples it.” Kashmiri Proverb
  16. “Neighbours bring comfort in adversity but only envy in success.” Irish Proverb
  17. “Pride in prosperity turns to misery in adversity.” English Proverb
  18. “Sweet are the uses of adversity.” English Proverb
  19. "Drink wine, and have the gout; drink no wine, and have the gout too." English Proverb
  20. "It is easy to bear misfortunes of others."
  21. "It never rains but it pours."English Proverb
  22. “Adversity is the touchstone of virtue.” English Proverb
  23. “Be frugal in prosperity, fear not in adversity.” Chinese Proverb
  24. “There is no education like adversity.” Albanian Proverb