A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in
every difficulty. Winston Churchill
Every adversity, every failure every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or
greater benefit. Napoleon Hill
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it. Horace
Do not yield to misfortunes, but meet them on the contrary with
A good resolve will make any port. Horace
If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round.
Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't embrace trouble;
that's as bad as treating it as an enemy.
But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and had better be on speaking
terms with it. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Obstacles are great incentives. Michelet
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star
does not change his mind. Leonardo Da Vinci
A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke
There is no education like adversity. Benjamin Disraeli
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through
them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Jewish Proverb
Tough times never last, but strong people do. Robert H. Schuller
A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming
to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities. Charles de Gaulle