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Adversity

A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.

—Chinese Proverb

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Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.

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—Napoleon Hill

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In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

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—Francis Bacon

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Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.

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—C.S. Lewis

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I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

Patton, George S

—General George Patton

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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.

Iacocca, Lee

—Lee Iacocca

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Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.

Fields, WC

—W. C. Fields

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