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

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

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A man is a god in ruins.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
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English Proverb

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A stumble may prevent a fall.
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English Proverb

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A wounded deer leaps the highest.
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Emily Dickinson

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

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

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

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

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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.
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Source Unknown

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

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Adversity is the first path to truth.
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Lord Byron

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Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.
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Sir Walter Scott

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Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
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Victor Hugo

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Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
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Horace

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Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
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Henry Ward Beecher

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

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Any port in a storm.
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Scottish Proverb

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Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.
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Les Brown

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As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it.
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Horace

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Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.
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Homer

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Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
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Rose F. Kennedy

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