56 Proverbs about Adversity
1. Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
2. A dose of adversity is often as needful as a dose of medicine.
3. Adversity makes a man wise.
4. Adversity makes strange bedfellows.
5. He who does not tire, tires adversity.
6. Misfortunes are, in morals, what bitters are in medicine: each is at first disagreeable; but as the bitters act as corroborants to the stomach, so adversity chastens and ameliorates the disposition.
7. Adversity is the foundation of virtue.
8. Hope is our only comfort in adversity.
9. In time of prosperity consider how you will bear adversity.
10. In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty, In time of adversity, not one amongst twenty.