Thomas Carlyle Quote

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.


(Often shortened to "can't stand prosperity" as an unknown quote). - Heroes and Hero-Worship (1840) - The Hero as Man of Letters

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.