Did Ben Carson overcame adversity by perservering through a public speaking?
Zeus hated Odysseus and was the cause of many of Odysseus's misfortunes. However, at the end of the story, when Odysseus returns to Ithaca, Zeus changes his mind about him and helps him defeat Penelope's suitors. this may have been because of Odysseus proving himself by perservering through 20 years away from home.
Who said "character is forged on the anvil of adversity." I first heard this direct quote being attributed to Lance Hill during his tenure at the University of Delaware circa 1988-89. Not believing he coined it, I have since searched around a bit and never found anyone else formally credited with the quote. That said, there seem to be many references to the notion of character being forged through adversity, so it is likely a…
Ardua ad astra is a Latin equivalent of the English phrase "adversity to the stars." Specifically, the feminine adjective ardua means "arduous, difficult, hard to reach, laborious" in this context. The preposition ad means "to." The neuter noun astra means "stars." The complete phrase is Per ardua ad astrum ("Through adversity to the stars") and serves as the motto of the Royal Air Force (RAF) of the British Armed Forces.
The English equivalent of the Latin phrase 'per ardua' is Through harsh things, Through difficulties. In the word-by-word translation, the preposition 'per' means 'through'. The noun 'ardua' means 'difficulties'. --- Translations: # Through adversity to the stars. # Through hardship to the stars. # By immense effort to the stars.
If there is a heaven, we actually know nothing about it or what heaven is really like. Although there is no evidence that heaven exists, for many it is comforting to believe that we can live forever and go to a more pleasant place, called heaven, when we die. Although heaven is probably just wishful thinking, there are many people who believe that we go to heaven when we die, either by living a good…
Per aspera ad astra That's a fairly common Latin motto - the South African Air Force uses it. It's also sometimes reversed - Ad astra per aspera - that's the motto of the State of Kansas. Asperum means 'a rough place, adversity, or (in plural form) difficulties,' so you will see several versions - Through difficulties/hardship/adversity to the stars.