Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.

The utility of adversity is to draw inspiration, wisdom and strength from it.

You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.

The distance doesn't matter; it is only the first step that is difficult.

Your courage will be tested during the adversity as well as during the change.

There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.

Character and Professionalism can only be seen when faced with adversity…

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world

The game isn't big enough unless it scares you a little. Cmdr. William Rike

God can deliver you so well that some people won’t believe your testimony.

Dreams and freedom are the same. In order for them to be, they come with a price.

Our most significant opportunities will be found in times of greatest difficulty.

North and South has both met and made kind o' friends in this big smoky place.

The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.