Category Archives: Adversity

You got to be a little bit twisted to do this job. Phil Harris

You got to be a little bit twisted to do this job. Phil Harris, Deadliest Catch

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We are not afraid of the sea; we are terrified of the water. Andy Hillstrand

We are not afraid of the sea; we are terrified of the water. Andy Hillstrand, Deadliest Catch

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The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. Van Gogh

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. Vincent Van Gogh

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We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint. Scott, found in his diary after the party froze in Antarctica

We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint. Scott, found in his diary after the party froze in Antarctica

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One thorn of experience is worth a Wilderness of warning. James R. Lovell

One thorn of experience is worth a Wilderness of warning. James R. Lovell

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If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes. – Corrie ten Boom

If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes. – Corrie ten Boom
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If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. – Latin Proverb

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. – Latin Proverb
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If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. – Henry David Thoreau

If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment. – Henry David Thoreau
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There is no education like adversity. – Disraeli

There is no education like adversity. – Disraeli
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Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. – Voltaire

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. – Voltaire
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