Motivational Quotes

Adversity and Genius Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.


Adversity and Loss Adversity and loss make a man wise.

Welsh proverb

Adversity Reveals Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.


Courage, Courage, Courage It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.


Destination vs. Journey We are often so caught up in our destination that we forget to appreciate the journey, especially the goodness of the people we meet along the way. Appreciation is a wonderful feeling, don’t overlook it.


Difficulty A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities.

Charles de Gaulle

Don’t Wait a Moment How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world.

Anne Frank

Dose of Adversity A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine.

American proverb

End Of Your Rope When you get to the end of your rope, tie yourself a knot and hang on.


Even Mind In adversity, remember to keep an even mind.


Finite Disappointment We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Future My interest is in the future, because I’m going to be spending the rest of my life there.

Charles Kettering

Imagination vs. Knowledge Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Eintstein

In Adversity In adversity, remember to keep an even mind.


Pain vs. Palm No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.

William Penn

Smooth Sea A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.

English proverb

Something from Everyone Every person you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.

H. Jackson Brown

Spare Moments Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Talent and Character Talents are nurtured best in solitude, but character on life’s tempestuous seas!


True Hope True hope dwells on the possible, even when life seems to be a plot written by someone who wants to see how much adversity we can overcome. True hope responds to the real world, to real life; it is an active effort.

Walter Anderson

Trust Yourself As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.


Ultimate Measure The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Virtue Adversity is the foundation of virtue.

Japanese proverb.

Wellprepared He who is wellprepared has half won the battle.

Portuguese proverb

Your Own Misfortune It is a great art to laught at your own misfortune.

Danish proverb