Prosperity Quotes

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

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

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

Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.

Earl Nightingale

Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.

Woodrow T. Wilson

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.

William Hazlitt

True prosperity is the result of well-placed confidence in ourselves and our fellow man.

Benjamin Burt

Human prosperity never rests but always craves more, till blown up with pride it totters and falls. From the opulent mansions pointed at by all passers-by none warns it away, none cries, 'Let no more riches enter!


Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.

Eric Butterworth

Prosperity tries the fortunate: adversity the great.

Rose F. Kennedy
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