Quotes: prosperity

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
  • Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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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.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
  • Saadi
    Saadi
    Persian poet and literary of the medieval period
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    A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondence, an odious approximation, a haunting conscience, a preposterous shadow, lengthening in the noon-tide of our prosperity. He is known by his knock.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
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    Above all it is important to point out that we can only maintain our prosperity in Europe if we belong to the most innovative regions in the world.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are then most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise. Protection from casual embarrassments, however, may sometimes be seasonably interposed.
  • Ruth Ross
    Ruth Ross
    New Zealand historian 1920-
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    All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only upon the full use of our creative imagination.
  • James Reston
    James Reston
    In Holland born, American journalist 1909-1995
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    Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in.
  • Earl Nightingale
    Earl Nightingale
    American radio speaker and author 1921-1989
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    Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
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