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The virtue of prosperity, is temperance; the virtue of adversity, is fortitude; which in morals is the more heroical virtue.
Because men, when they receive good from him of whom they were expecting evil, are bound more closely to their benefactor; thus the people quickly become more devoted to him than if he had been raised to the principality by their favours; and the prince can win their affections in many ways, but as these vary according to the circumstances one cannot give fixed rules, so I omit them; but, I repeat, it is necessary for a prince to have the people friendly, otherwise he has no security in adversity.
But granted a prince who has established himself as above, who can command, and is a man of courage, undismayed in adversity, who does not fail in other qualifications, and who, by his resolution and energy, keeps the whole people encouraged--such a one will never find himself deceived in them, and it will be shown that he has laid his foundations well.
Our own adversity had been growing, and now it became overwhelming.
college admissions, has (https://www.wsj.com/articles/college-board-drops-plans-for-sat-student-adversity-scores-11566928181) decided to not implement its proposed Environmental Context Dashboard, which some have called the "adversity score"
Dallas, TX, July 26, 2019 --(PR.com)-- "Change Your Thinking Change Your Outcome," a book series that is a Guide to Help Overcome Adversity in Thoughts and Finances will help those who read each book in the series to see the importance or positive thinking and how thinking positively will lead to positive actions that will lead to a positive outcome in anything in their lives that they are wanting to change.
However, the College Board, with its recent announcement of an "adversity score," highlighted the disadvantages of adversity, while ignoring the advantages of privilege.
As part of this study, a team of researchers examined how adversity can change the ways children develop.
Warrior Won is a powerful novel about adversity, but it doesn't take the usual psychological inspection approach of similar-sounding novels.
CALLUM McGREGOR insists Celtic's strength in adversity has been key to staying on course for a treble Treble.
It is gender-specific and has a small sample size; however, the authors validate the significance of childhood adversity and recommend a more thorough assessment of patients in order to develop the most appropriate treatment plan.
During the aftermath of the tragic events our team has been focused on taking care of guests and team members around the clock using all available resources and in the midst of much adversity.