Prosperity Quotes

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.

King Solomon

If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.


Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked.

Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity.

Paul Ryan

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity.

Rosalind Russell

The prosperous man does not know whether he is loved.

Marcus Annaeus Lucan

All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only upon the full use of our creative imagination.

Ruth Ross

Prosperity belongs to those who learn new things the fastest.

Paul Zane Pilzer

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

Winston Churchill

Happiness is prosperity combined with virtue.


When you ascend the hill of prosperity, may you not meet a friend.

Mark Twain

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


In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.

John Churton Collins

A friend cannot be known in prosperity. An enemy cannot be hidden in adversity.

Jack Hyles

If you want greater prosperity in your life, start forming a vacuum to receive it.

Catherine Ponder

It is one of the worst effects of prosperity to make a man a vortex instead of a fountain; so that, instead of throwing out, he learns only to draw in.


Prosperity gathers smiles, while adversity scatters them.


The fact is prosperity has a purpose. Its to allow us to pursue "the better angels," to give us time to think and grow.


Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.


Prosperity makes few friends.


You cannot bring about prosperity without discouraging thrift.

Paul Getty

As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency.

Caroline Kennedy

Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue.

Friedrich von Schiller

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Publilius Syrus

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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