No one's life is a smooth sail; we all come into stormy weather. But it's this adversity -- and more specifically, our resilience -- that makes us strong and successful.
Here are some inspiring words from Muhammad Ali, Albert Einstein, Edgar Allan Poe and other artists and leaders on overcoming adversity.
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