adversity

A Quote by John A. Schindler, MD on adversity, cheerfulness, decisions, defeat, good, learning, life, people, planning, problems, rules, satisfaction, simplicity, success, present, victory, and work

Important rules to watch in living. Keep life simple. Avoid watching for a knock in your motor. Learn to like work. Have a good hobby. Learn to be satisfied. Like people, say cheerful pleasant things. Turn the defeat of adversity into victory. Meet your problems with decision. Make the present moment a success. Always be planning something. Say "nuts" to irritations.

John A. Schindler

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A Quote by John A. Schindler, MD on adversity, chance, cheerfulness, decisions, future, good, health, humor, learning, life, mind, past, people, problems, satisfaction, sense of humor, present, time, and work

How to Live a Hundred Years Happily 1. Do not be on the lookout for ill health. 2. Keep usefully at work. 3. Have a hobby. 4. Learn to be satisfied. 5. Keep on liking people. 6. Meet adversity valiantly. 7. Meet the little problems in life with decision. 8. Above all, maintain a good sense of humor, best done by saying something pleasant every time you get a chance. 9. Live and make the present hour pleasant and cheerful. Keep your mind out of the past, and keep it out of the future.

John A. Schindler

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on adversity and overcoming

Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by James Keller on adversity, impatience, and sentimentality

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: "It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity."

James Keller

Source: Three Minutes by James Keller, M. M., 1950

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A Quote by James Fenimore Cooper on adversity, friendship, heart, and water

Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannot congeal in winter.

James Fenimore Cooper (1789 - 1851)

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A Quote by James E. Faust on adversity, blessings, life, and time

One of the advantages of having lived a long time is that you can often remember when you had it worse. I am grateful to have lived long enough to have known some of the blessings of adversity.

James E. Faust (1920 -)

Source: Ensign, May 1990, p. 85., © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission..

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on adversity, prosperity, and remorse

Remorse sleeps during a prosperous period but wakes up in adversity.

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

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A Quote by Clive Staples (Jack) Lewis on adversity, devil, excellence, prosperity, and weather

The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather [for the devil].

Jack Lewis (1898 - 1963)

Source: The Screwtape Letters, 1941, 28

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on adversity, genius, and prosperity

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on adversity, circumstances, prosperity, and talent

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

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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