Found 79 quotes starting with AD:


Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
– Dr. Seuss
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
– Elias Canetti
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
– Karl Kraus
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
– Kahlil Gibran
Adventure is not outside a man it is within.
– David Grayson
Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
– Amelia Earhart
Adventure isn't hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply To the day to day obstacles of life - Facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, Testing our resources against the unknown and in the process, Discovering our own unique potentional.
– John Amatt
Adventure must be held in delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp.
– Ashley Dukes, The Man with a Load of Mischief (1924)
Adventures are stories of discomfort told in comfort.
– Tim Camuti
Adversity cause some men to break others to break records.
– William A. Ward
Adversity does teach who your real friends are.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
– Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
– Samuel Johnson
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
– Horace
Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Adversity is designed to eventually promote you never to demote you, strenghten you never to weaken you and make you never to mar you.
– Emeasoba George
Adversity is never meant to be cut & run i.e. you shouldn't retreat from it speedily. Rather, you've got to deal with it unyieldingly until you're done with it.
– Emeasoba George
Adversity is NO reason at all for you to give up on your aspiration/vision. Yes of course, it's never reasonable. Because, every adversity is strictly made/meant to toughen you and not at all to weaken you.
– Emeasoba George
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
– Thomas Carlyle
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
– Leighton
Adversity is the first path to truth.
– George Gordon Byron
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
– French Proverb
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
– Henry Fielding
Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.
– Walter Scott
Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.
– Romanian Proverb

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