Sunday, May 01, 2005

Adversity Quotes

We acquire the strength we have overcome.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson You can't run away from trouble.  There ain't no place that far.  ~Uncle Remus Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.  ~Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, 1882 If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round.  Trouble creates a capacity to handle it.  I don't embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy.  But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and had better be on speaking terms with it.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it.  Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.  ~Rona Barrett Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.  ~Garth Brooks Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.  ~Garrison Keillor Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning an

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home