A Few Quotes on Overcoming Adversity“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.”
— Epictetus

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”
— Robert Schuller

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”
— Chinese proverb

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”
— Nelson Mandela

“I have not failed 10,000 times. I found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
— Thomas Edison.

“I have learned that failure is really God’s way of saying, ‘Excuse me, you’re moving in the wrong direction.’”
— Oprah Winfrey

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.”
— Jean De La Bruyere

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”
— Seneca

Artwork by the talented Anya Getter.