30 Incredible Quotes to Help Turn Adversity into Advantage

30 Incredible Quotes to Help Turn Adversity into Advantage

Big or small; permeanent or temporary…we all face challenges and adversity at times. 

But that need not stop us from enjoying happiness and success. 

In fact it's often been said that mistakes and troubles are only failures if we don't learn from them. 

And it's this type of attitude and philosophy that I'm keen to share with you today because in this great article there are 30 amazing and inspirational quotes that will help you face up to your challenges and not just survive them but thrive throught them. Happiness and success are still possible; in fact happiness and success are even more possible if one takes the right sort of approach to adversity and difficulties…

by Ryan Holiday from ThoughtCatalog

We mistakenly believe the icons we celebrate from history were exceptionally talented or gifted. Instead, their success came from timeless philosophical principles which allowed them to overcome tremendous adversity as well as everyday problems. Here now is their timeless wisdom distilled into thirty quotes from the The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday.

Choose not to be harmed—and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed—and you haven’t been.


What such a man needs is not courage but nerve control, cool headedness. This he can get only by practice.


Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself.


Don’t let the force of an impression when it first hit you knock you off your feet; just say to it: Hold on a moment; let me see who you are and what you represent. Let me put you to the test.


Man does not simply exist but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become the next moment. By the same token, every human being has the freedom to change at any instant.


…keep reading the full article with all the amazing quotes HERE