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7 Quotes to Endure Adversity

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7 Quotes to overcome adversity

We face a slew of challenges. Perhaps it’s a lack of leads, difficult people, or a weakening housing market. How long are we supposed to hold the line when everything inside of us screams quit?

The trick is not to think about how long you have to put up with these struggles but to endure them for that day- in that given moment.

With that in mind, here are some quotes on how we can better endure and even grow amid adversity. You may want to mark this episode to come back to when you need to boost your spirit.

Constant misfortune brings this one blessing: to whom it always assails, it eventually fortifies. -Seneca

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. -George Patton

Just as nature takes every obstacle, every impediment, and works around it—turns it to its purposes, incorporates it into itself—so, too, a rational being can turn each setback into raw material and use it to achieve its goal. -Marcus Aurelius

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness, we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.-Greek proverb.

Don’t hope that events will turn out the way you want, welcome events in whichever way they happen: this is the path to peace.-Epictetus

People are not disturbed by things, but by the views they take of them.-Epictetus

To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden. -Seneca





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