Adversity Related Quotes



One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.

Ben Okri


“Part of coaching and playing the game is dealing with adversity. It shows its face in a lot of different ways, and you have to be able to rise above that. That's what our intentions are.”

Greg Mcdermott


“Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.”

Sir Walter Scott


What a testing of character adversity is.

Harry Emerson Fosdick


Thinking is progress. Non-thinking is stagnation of the individual, organisation and the country. Thinking leads to action. Knowledge without action is useless and irrelevant. Knowledge with action, converts adversity into prosperity.

Abdul Kalam


The wisest among us - the genuine leaders - smile in the face of adversity.

Robin Sharma


“That's the definition of college sports. You're always going to be faced with challenges and adversity. It's how you handle it and what you do with those challenges that is going to define you as a person.”

Mike Jensen


“We're not pleased with where we are today, but the adversity faced by this club, bar none, in all my entire years, is unbelievable. There's a lot of different issues, and they haven't let anything get in the way. They just keep battling.”

Pat Mcmahon


“This has been a season where the NL West has been through a lot of adversity. Every team's had some severe injuries to big-name players. That's just the coincidence of the season, so it's nothing that you can change at this point.”

Mark Loretta


“We'll take this one. We had to battle through adversity.”

Rob Wostratzky