Prosperity Quotes

Prosperity is too apt to prevent us from examining our conduct, but adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficial to us.
– Johnson

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In its broadest ecological context, economic development is the development of more intensive ways of exploiting the natural environment.
– Richard Wilkinson

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How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
– Paul Sweeney

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For of fortunes sharpe adversitee The worst kynde of infortune is this, A man to han ben in prosperitee, And it remembren, whan it passed is.
– Geoffrey Chaucer

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Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man’s hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them.
– Don Marquis

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Luxury: The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
– Kahlil Gibran

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It’s God’s will for you to live in prosperity instead of poverty. It’s God’s will for you to pay your bills and not be in debt.
– Joel Osteen

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The virtue of prosperity is temperance, but the virtue of adversity is fortitude; and the last is the more sublime attainment.
– Bacon

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If living conditions don’t stop improving in this country, we’re going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men.
– Russell P. Askue

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We’ve got the most prosperous culture in human history and we’ve also got the biggest spiritual hole in human history.
– Mark Victor Hansen

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Thought = creation. If these thoughts are attached to powerful emotions (good or bad) that speeds the creation.
– Proverb

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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
– Horace

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What has always made a hell on earth has been that man has tried to make it his heaven.
– Friedrich Holderlin

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Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions.
– Norbert Wiener

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