"Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great."
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"Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends."
"Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly."
"A stumble may prevent a fall."
"A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner."
"Not everything which is bad comes to hurt us."
"Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you."
"Stumbling is not falling."
"Any port in a storm."
"Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him."
"In a dark time, the eye begins to see."
"Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley."
"When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it."
"A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity."
"When it gets dark enough you can see the stars."
"Trouble shared is trouble halved."
"You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity."
"There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome --to be got over."
"Tough times never last, but tough people do."
"Every burden is a blessing."
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