Adversity Related Quotes



“I'm actually proud of these guys. I'm frustrated for them, not frustrated at them. We overcame a lot of adversity leading into this game where everyone and their brother counted us out. ... I was pretty proud of how we reacted to all that adversity.”

Mike Mularkey


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“Every time they've been faced with the kind of adversity that injury brings, they've managed to step up. It had to be difficult for them. I counted eight new starters that they didn't have a year ago. That's a problem for anyone.”

Marty Schottenheimer


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There have been a lot of hip-hop artists who have made a difference to people's lives, spreading the message of the struggle and representing for those who have overcome adversity.

Ali Shaheed Muhammad


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“When you hold onto something because you're afraid to let it go, there's no way for something better to enter your life. Whether it's a situation, an object or an idea, if it doesn't support your wellbeing, release it.”

Eleanor Brownn


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“We slowly crept back and got our ship righted, ... We had a lot of adversity this season - we're already on our third different car. Things have happened this year including breakage and other issues that we haven't had before. We've battled back and got our game to where it needs to be, or at least close to where it needs to, and we're getting happy again. Maybe after having to grit through a season like this and having to scratch and claw for every point makes us respect much more what we've been able to accomplish during the last two seasons.”

Greg Anderson


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“This is exactly what we need to do, to have adversity and overcome it. This is big and it can set a tone. We didn't play our best game and maybe we shouldn't have been in that position to begin with, but to see them hang in there and come back is as important as anything that could have happened.”

Van Smith


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“In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”

Lee Iacocca


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Adversity will surface in some form in every life. How we prepare for it, how we meet it, makes the difference. We can be broken by adversity, or we can become stronger. The final result is up to the individual'.

Marvin J. Ashton


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Disappointment and adversity can be catalysts for greatness. There's something particularly exciting about being the hunter, as opposed to the hunted. And that can make for powerful energy.

Cathy Freeman


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“There's no comparison. One of the tenets of football, its essence, is triumphing over adversity. That can be your opponent, your shortcomings or it can be the weather.”

Steve Sabol


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