Adversity Poems


In times of great strife, whether itÂ’s misfortune, distress or calamity, we tend to show our true selves. Some of us regroup and press forward, using adversity quotes to drive us towards greatness. Others change course, accepting their temporary plight, finding ways to make lemonade out of the proverbial lemons in life. One of the great things about adversity quotes is that they can help us get through our darkest hours, serving as a beacon of light that shows us the way to the other side. Through them, we realize that there is indeed a future, one that can be bright and rewarding.

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Thomas Gray
Hymn To Adversity by Thomas Gray
Daughter of Jove, relentless Power,
Thou tamer of the human breast,
Whose iron scourge and tort'ring hour
The Bad affright, afflict the Best!
Bound in thy adamantine chain
The Proud are taught to taste of pain,
And purple Tyrants vainly groan
With pangs unf… [ Read More ]

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