Prosperity Quotes

James burgh - in prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity...
Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
Francis Bacon

Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity.
Chilo
In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Theodore roosevelt - the things that will destroy america are...
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Plutarch

In prosperity our friends know us in adversity we know our friends.
Churton Collins
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Geoffrey f. albert - prosperity depends more on wanting what you have...
Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue.
Sir Francis Bacon, Of Adversity
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Anne Bradstreet
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.
Henry Fielding
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
Plutarch
Prosperity is a great teacher adversity a greater.
William Hazlitt
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Socrates
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Socrates
Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.
Publilius Syrus
Everything in the world may be endured, except continual prosperity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, control youth, and delights old age.
Firmianus Lactantius
In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversity not one in twenty.
English Prove
All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.
Ruth Ross
We become wiser by adversity prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.
Calvin Coolidge, speech, June 11, 1928
Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
Sir Francis Bacon
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
William Hazlitt
If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.
Chinese Prove
Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.
Eric Butterworth
Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
Victor Marie Hugo
The measuring rod of a civilization is the prosperity of the masses.
Albert & Emily Vail, Transforming Light (pg 254)
Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: ? Warmly welcome to our family?. Our new Europe is born.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
Thomas Carlyle
Prosperity is living easily and happily in the real world, whether you have money or not.
Jerry Gellis