Prosperity Quotes

Adversity, if a man is set down to it by degrees, is more supportable with equanimity by most people than any great prosperity arrived at in a single lifetime.

Samuel Butler

When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.


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

In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.

James Burgh

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.

Calvin Coolidge

Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for.


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.

James Allen

It is often better to be restricted to necessity than unconfined in the measure of our desires: prosperity destroys more individuals than adversity ruins.


Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.

Curtis Rufus Quintus

The nation is prosperpus on the whole, but how much prosperity is there in a hole?

Will Rogers

Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Agriculture, manufactures, commerce and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise.

Thomas Jefferson

The prosperity, and social vitality and technological progress of a people are directly determined by the extent of their liberty. Freedom honors and unleashes human creativity and creativity determines the strength and wealth of nations. Liberty is both the plan of Heaven for humanity, and the best hope for progress here on Earth.

George Walker Bush

No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.


The main vice of capitalism is the uneven distribution of prosperity. The main vice of socialism is the even distribution of misery.

Sir Winston Churchill
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