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A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
~ John Neal

 

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A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
~ Chinese Proverb

 

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A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
~ Horace

 

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A man is a god in ruins.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.
~ Saadi

 

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A reasonable amount o fleas is good for a dog -- keeps him from brooding over being a dog, maybe.
~ Edward Noyes Westcott

 

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A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
~ English Proverb

 

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A stumble may prevent a fall.
~ English Proverb

 

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A wounded deer leaps the highest.
~ Emily Dickinson

 

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Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.
~ Edgar Watson Howe

 

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Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
~ William James

 

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Adversities do not make a man frail. They show what sort of man he is.
~ Thomas p Kempis

 

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Adversity causes some men to break, others to break records.
~ William A. Ward

 

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Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
~ Soren Kierkegaard

 

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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
~ Horace

 

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Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight.
~ Josh Billings

 

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Adversity is a fact of life. It can't be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.
~ Anonymous

 

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Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau

 

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
~ Thomas Carlyle

 

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Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
~ Robert Leighton

 

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