Connect with us


34 Inspirational Quotes On Adversity



34 Inspirational Quotes On Adversity

Adversity, it can break you or make you if you let it, the choice is yours. Many are touched by adversity, they fall down and they never get back up, whereas some go through adversity and discover their true self. May these quotes inspire you to never give up in the face of adversity so that you may become who you can truly be.

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” William Arthur Ward

“Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.” Henry Ward Beecher

“The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.” Aristotle

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” C.S. Lewis

“Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees.” Thomas S. Monson

“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought your couldn’t.” Anonymous

“Adversity introduces a man to himself.” Albert Einstein

“It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop.” Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” Malcolm X

“Any man can win when things go his way, it’s the man who overcomes adversity that is the true champion.” Jock Ewing

“In times of adversity and change, we really discover who we are and what we’re made of.” Howard Schultz

“Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.” Rose Kennedy

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.” Joseph Campbell

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles nd obstacles, have strengthened me. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best things in the world for you.” Walt Disney

“You don’t know who you are until you’ve faced real adversity.” Dan Gasby

“Something very beautiful happens to people when their world has fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor.” Marianne Williamson

“Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” Og Mandino

“I can bounce back from adversity and reinvent my life – it’s possible.” Les Brown

“Stars can’t shine without darkness.” Anonymous

“When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm, take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” LL Cool J

“Adversity, similar to lava, appears to destroy everything in its way. But out of the ashes and smoke, new, better, and stronger things emerge that may have not been born in any other way.” Zoe V

“Hang in there. Trust that those winds of adversity are blowing away what’s not needed while making you stronger.” Anonymous

“Adversity is the first path to truth.” Lord Byron

“Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes it’s jewels with.” Thomas Carlyle

“An optimist see the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill

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

“Fire is the test of gold; adversity of the strong men.” Martha Graham

“You hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life.” Anonymous

“There is no education like adversity.” Benjamin Disraeli

“Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn so that we see ourselves as we really are.” Arthur Golden

“Never let a stumble be the end of your journey.” Anonymous

“Real champions fight through adversity.” Conor McGregor

“Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” Zig Ziglar


My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

Fortune favours the brave


  1. Mark Fletcher

    March 31, 2021 at 3:20 pm

    Thanks for taking the time to assemble these.

  2. Bruce Forsyth

    June 28, 2020 at 4:50 pm

    Loved the quotes. Inspiring. Thank You for sharing

    • Asad Meah

      June 28, 2020 at 5:02 pm

      Glad you enjoyed the article Bruce 🙂

    • Georges Amoako

      September 3, 2020 at 7:20 pm

      Powerful quotes

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

DO YOU WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE? Download this free eBook On Goals!
Subscribe now and receive a free eBook on Goals! and be the first to receive all the latest updates!
100% Privacy. We don't spam.

Money Affirmation

Get Your Awaken Journal

Awaken Journal For Men And Women - Gratitude Journal