Thomas Carlyle about adversity (“On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History”, 1841) - 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.
 Thomas CarlyleOn Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History (1841). copy citation

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