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Quotations, Quotes, Poems and Poetry


“Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.”
— Francis Bacon

“Ten ancient commandments lousing up the fun. Along came prosperity, and then there was none.”
— Gerald Barzan

“In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.”
— James Burgh

“Prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts the things. Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just having money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.”
— Eric Butterworth

“When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.”
— Confucius

“Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.”
— Calvin Coolidge

“Prosperity in the form of wealth works exactly the same as everything else. You will see it coming into your life when you are unattached to needing it.”
— Wayne Dyer

“Americans have mastered the art of being prosperous though broke.”
— Billy Boy Franklin

“Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.”
— Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“I will say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that is more than I can say for prosperity.”
— Kin Hubbard

“The prosperous man is never sure that he is loved for himself.”
— F. L. Lucan

“Prosperity belongs to those who learn new things the fastest.”
— Paul Zane Pilzer

“Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.”
— Plutarch

“If you want greater prosperity in your life, start forming a vacuum to receive it.”
— Catherine Ponder

“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 Proverb

“A full cup must be carried steadily.”
— English Proverb

“Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in.”
— James Reston

“All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only upon the full use of our creative imagination.”
— Ruth Ross

“Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them; and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied.”
— Sophocles

“Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.”
— Publilius Syrus

“Prosperity is the surest breeder of insolence I know.”
— Mark Twain

“When you ascend the hill of prosperity, may you not meet a friend.”
— Mark Twain

“The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.”
— Horace Walpole

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