Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity
The strongest single factor in prosperity consciousness is self-esteem: believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it
If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.
In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart, Canada stands as a model of how people of different cultures can live and work together in peace, prosperity, and mutual respect.
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot establish security on borrowed money. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.
Folk culture workers should fully tap the rich resources in the country and carry forward the fine traditions to strive for the prosperity of folk culture.
... anything so delightful as Washington I have never seen elsewhere. There were a mingled simplicity and grandeur, a mingled state and quiet intimacy, a brilliancy of conversationthe proud prominence of intellect over material prosperity which does not exist in any other city of the Union.
The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity.
The nation is prosperous on the whole, but how much prosperity is there in a hole?
Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.
Prosperity is a feeble reed.
Surer to prosper than prosperity could have assur'd us.
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come.
Prosperity makes some friends and many enemies.
Great increase of prosperity sometimes weakens the supports of it.
A weak mind sinks under prosperity, as well as under adversity.
Necessity teaches wisdom, while prosperity makes fools.
No degree of prosperity can be sufficient to eliminate all misfortune, and sloth is impervious to opportunity.
As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency.