Quotes and Sayings about Prosperity



"We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Life, Prosperity)

"It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Advice, Prosperity)

"Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Life, End, Man, Prosperity)

"Of prosperity mortals can never have enough."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Prosperity)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Health, Being, Man, Prosperity, Result)

"I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Peace, Women, Promise, Prosperity)

"Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: People, Hope, Countries, Open, Poverty, Prosperity, World)

"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."
- Aristotle
(Related: Education, Adversity, Prosperity)

"Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Adversity, Old, Prosperity)

"Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Adversity, Prosperity)

"The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements - liberty, peace and prosperity - as a given."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: Peace, War, Europe, Generations, Liberty, Post, Prosperity, World, World war)

"The question is no longer whether the United States should contribute to assuring Israel's survival and prosperity; that goes without saying."
- George Ball
(Related: Survival, Israel, Prosperity, Question, Saying, states, United)

"I want business to prosper and make a profit caused by business expansion and prosperity."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Business, Profit, Prosperity, Want)

"One of the big challenges for our party is to demonstrate to people that we have an agenda for economic prosperity and that we can be trusted with their money."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Money, People, Party, Prosperity)

"As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Growth, Prosperity, Spring, Will, Winter)

"If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain the focus on long-term price stability as monetary policy's greatest contribution to general economic prosperity and maximum employment."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Policy, Committee, Focus, Open, Prosperity, Stability, Will)

"It wasn't simply that Clinton created the greatest prosperity in the country's history. Or that we created 22 million new jobs, more than ever before. Under Clinton, poverty was reduced 25%."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: History, Country, Jobs, Poverty, Prosperity)

"The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Happiness, Power, Wealth, Economy, Humanity, Influence, Leading, Nations, Prosperity)

"The Saudi government's denial of basic rights to women is not only wrong, it hurts Saudi Arabia's economic development, modernization and prosperity."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Women, Government, Development, Denial, Rights, Prosperity, Wrong)

"Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Education, Women, Quality, Hearing, Prosperity, Right, Senate, Woman)

"You need in the long run for stability, for economic growth, for jobs, as well as for financial stability, global economic institutions that make sure that growth to be sustained has to be shared, and are built on the principle that the prosperity of this world is indivisible."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Financial, Growth, Jobs, Prosperity, Stability, World)

"We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Europe, Prosperity, World, Zone)

"The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Prosperity)

"It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Men, Principles, Prosperity, Temper)

"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
(Related: Money, Living, Poverty, Prosperity, Thinking)

"As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Power, Quality, Progress, Excellence, Productivity, Profit, Prosperity)

"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Progress, Achievement, Aspirations, Community, Forget, Needs, Prosperity)

"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."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Prosperity, Race, Wishes)

"Prosperity makes few friends."
- Luc de Clapier
(Related: Friends, Prosperity)

"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends."
- John Churton Collins
(Related: Adversity, Friends, Prosperity)

"I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is - the enormous prosperity of Fools."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Society, Fools, Prosperity)

"A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity, because they simply are not preparing for retirement now."
- Scott Cook
(Related: Americans, Now, Poverty, Prosperity, Retirement, Will)

"Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Prosperity)

"Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Success, War, Victory, Desire, Honor, Idols, Prosperity)

"In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Peace, Strength, Community, Countries, Intentions, Military, Prosperity, World)

"Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides, peace and prosperity for eight blessed years - and even a third term for his feckless vice president, George H.W. Bush."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Peace, President, Prosperity, Vice, Years)

"The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land, which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity guaranteed by free institutions."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Americans, Land, Prosperity)

"To the European immigrant - that is, to the aliens who have been converted into Americans by the advantages of American life - the Promise of America has consisted largely in the opportunity which it offered of economic independence and prosperity."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Life, Opportunity, America, American, Americans, Independence, Promise, Prosperity)

"Let it be immediately added, however, that this economic independence and prosperity has always been absolutely associated in the American mind with free political institutions."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: American, Independence, Mind, Prosperity)

"The American economic, political, and social organization has given to its citizens the benefits of material prosperity, political liberty, and a wholesome natural equality; and this achievement is a gain, not only to Americans, but to the world and to civilization."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Equality, Civilization, Achievement, American, Americans, Benefits, Gain, Liberty, Prosperity, World)

"By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Education, Children, Crime, Drugs, Generations, Help, Nation, Poverty, Prosperity, Students)

"The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Policy, Failure, Optimism, Ambition, American, Future, Jobs, Now, Prosperity, Risk, Risk-taking, Spirit)

"Global warming has melted the polar ice caps, raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities. Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Cities, Earth, Global warming, Oceans, Prosperity, Utopia)

"Youth is the trustee of prosperity."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Prosperity, Youth)

"By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Opportunity, Economy, Job, Meeting, Nation, Needs, Prosperity)

"Yes, disappointment over perceived unfairness, injustice, promises not kept, tends to go hand in hand with increasing prosperity. Expectations are dashed. What can I say!"
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Disappointment, Expectations, Injustice, Promises, Prosperity)

"There is no way to prosperity, prosperity is the way."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Prosperity)

"To rejoice in another's prosperity is to give content to your lot; to mitigate another's grief is to alleviate or dispel your own."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Content, Grief, Prosperity)

"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."
- Epictetus
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Progress, Virtue, Perfection, Promises, Prosperity)

"The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool."
- Epicurus
(Related: Fool, Misfortune, Prosperity)

"It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Wisdom, Fear, Prosperity)

"Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: People, Israel, Prosperity, Security, State)

"Prosperity is full of friends."
- Euripides
(Related: Friends, Prosperity)

"Much effort, much prosperity."
- Euripides
(Related: Effort, Prosperity)

"He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Soul, Greatness, Adversity, Mind, Prosperity, Will)

"If there's a will, prosperity can't be far behind."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Prosperity, Will)

"To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Dreams, Duty, Literature, Prosperity, Terror)

"It is very important for people to understand that the United States of America and no country around the world can devalue its way to prosperity, to be competitive. It is not a viable, feasible strategy, and we will not engage in it."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: People, Strategy, America, Country, Prosperity, states, United, Will, World)

"You cannot bring about prosperity without discouraging thrift."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Prosperity)

"The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations."
- Paul Getty
(Related: American, Prosperity)

"Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: May, Prosperity, World)

"Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Adversity, Comfort, Prosperity, World)

"For most of the 20th century, we didn't just enjoy economic success in Michigan, we defined it. Our innovators and entrepreneurs created the world's most productive companies, and our unions made sure that productivity led to broad middle class prosperity."
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: Success, Class, Entrepreneurs, Middle class, Productivity, Prosperity, World)

"The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Trust, Friend, Adversity, Prosperity)

"The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity."
- Alan Gregg
(Related: Experience, Adversity, Now, Prosperity, Race, Tradition)

"I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Power, People, Freedom, Help, Prosperity, Support)

"Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides."
- David Hare
(Related: Adversity, Deep, Prosperity, Tides)

"Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Adversity, Prosperity)

"The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: War, First, Inflation, Nation, Prosperity, Ruin)

"The world before 1914 was already a world in which the welfare of each individual nation was inextricably bound up with the prosperity of the whole community of nations."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Community, Nation, Nations, Prosperity, Welfare, World)

"The vast upheaval of the World War set in motion forces that will either destroy civilization or raise mankind to undreamed of heights of human welfare and prosperity."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: War, Civilization, Mankind, Prosperity, Welfare, Will, World, World war)

"No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Danger, Prosperity)

"I feel terrible that I once put too much emphasis on material prosperity."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: Prosperity)

"Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Prosperity, Public)

"Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it."
- Horace
(Related: Genius, Adversity, Prosperity)

"I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that's more than I can say for prosperity."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: People, Prosperity)

"Pray a little more, work a little harder, save, wait, be patient and, most of all, live within our means. That's the American way. It's not spending ourselves into prosperity or taxing ourselves into prosperity."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Work, American, Prosperity)

"Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Men, Adversity, Prosperity)

"We know that social exclusion is closely tied to the new economic world order, globalized, with free and open markets, which isn't bringing prosperity or social justice to all."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Justice, Open, Order, Prosperity, World)

"Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Education, Quality, Children, Prosperity)

"The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Prosperity, Waiting)

"There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Heart, Adversity, Fire, Lies, Prosperity, Woman)

"There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Heart, Adversity, Fire, Lies, Prosperity, Woman)

"We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Prosperity, Will)

"Higher income taxes are a razor guillotine poised to descend on the bare neck of prosperity."
- Thomas H. Kean
(Related: Income, Prosperity, Taxes)

"As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency."
- Caroline Kennedy
(Related: Decency, Economy, Kindness, Prosperity)

"Few things are more important to each individual's future success or to our nation's prosperity than education."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Education, Success, Future, Nation, Prosperity)

"Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great."
- Rose Kennedy
(Related: Adversity, Prosperity)

"Germany's fate is decided first and foremost in Europe. Reconciliation and cooperation in Europe have brought us freedom, peace and prosperity. Who would have dared to believe so much 50 years ago?"
- Horst Koehler
(Related: Peace, Cooperation, Europe, Fate, First, Freedom, Germany, Prosperity, Years)

"Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age."
- Lactantius
(Related: Age, Adversity, Memory, Old, Prosperity, Youth)

"With 1.7 million private sector jobs lost and half a million jobs shipped overseas over the past three years, we must take action to spur job creation and restore economic prosperity."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Action, Creation, Job, Jobs, Past, Prosperity, Years)

"Believing we know what makes prosperity work, ignoring the nature of the actual prosperity all around, we change the rules within which the Internet revolution lives. These changes will end the revolution."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Change, Nature, Work, End, Revolution, Internet, Prosperity, Rules, Will)

"The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Adversity, Devil, Prosperity, Weather, Years)

"No nation ever taxed itself into prosperity."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Nation, Prosperity)

"Spending and tax cut decisions must be both fiscally responsible and fair to our working families. I believe that fiscal responsibility is the way to create prosperity for America and secure the retirement of America's seniors."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: America, Decisions, Tax, Prosperity, Responsibility, Retirement)

"The American people want economic prosperity, high-quality goods and low prices, all of which I support."
- John Linder
(Related: People, American, Prosperity, Support, Want)

"Firstly, economic globalisation has brought prosperity and development to many countries, but also financial crises to Asia, Latin America and Russia, and increasing poverty and marginalisation."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Development, Financial, America, Countries, Poverty, Prosperity, Russia)

"Prosperity or egalitarianism - you have to choose. I favor freedom - you never achieve real equality anyway: you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion."
- Mario Vargas Llosa
(Related: Equality, Sacrifice, Freedom, Illusion, Prosperity)

"It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies."
- Hugh MacDiarmid
(Related: Time, Inspiration, EnglEurope, Future, Lies, Prosperity, Scotland)

"America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts."
- James Madison
(Related: Agriculture, America, Population, Prosperity)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Fate, Man, Prosperity)

"Only those who spread treachery, fire, and death out of hatred for the prosperity of others are undeserving of pity."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Death, Fire, Hatred, Pity, Prosperity, Treachery)

"The president feels not only do we need to change these rogue regimes, but even our friendly allies, who really basically have, sort of, benign dictatorships, need to get with the program if they want to have long-term security and prosperity from terrorism."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Change, President, Prosperity, Security, Terrorism, Want)

"Private ownership of property is vital to both our freedom and our prosperity."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Freedom, Ownership, Property, Prosperity)

"The prosperity of a nation requires the protection of a senate. Hereafter a national senate may require the protection of a national army."
- Thomas Francis Meagher
(Related: Army, May, Nation, Prosperity, Protection, Senate)

"This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Peace, People, Character, Hope, Democracy, Prosperity, Road, Struggle)

"Above all it is important to point out that we can only maintain our prosperity in Europe if we belong to the most innovative regions in the world."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Europe, Prosperity, World)

"May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera."
- Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Related: Peace, God, Heaven, Mankind, May, New year, Prosperity, Unity, World)

"War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: War, Prosperity)

"We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God."
- Dwight L. Moody
(Related: God, Affliction, Forget, Prosperity)

"The close relationship between railroad expansion and the genera development and prosperity of the country is nowhere brought more distinctly into relief than in connection with the construction of the Pacific railroads."
- John Moody
(Related: Development, Connection, Country, Prosperity)

"As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Habit, Adversity, Emotions, Enjoyment, Prosperity, Remembrance, Self, Years, Zest)

"Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Prosperity)

"From another point of view, a new situation now seems to be arising in which Japan's prosperity is going to be incorporated into the expanding potential power of both production and consumption in Asia at large."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Power, Now, Potential, Production, Prosperity)

"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
(Related: God, Debt, Poverty, Prosperity, Will)

"The weather and my mood have little connection. I have my foggy and my fine days within me; my prosperity or misfortune has little to do with the matter."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Connection, Misfortune, Prosperity, Weather)

"We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity."
- Li Peng
(Related: Peace, Development, Hope, Countries, Prosperity, Respect, Stability, Will)

"Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity."
- Periander
(Related: Adversity, Prosperity)

"The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Time, Building, Future, Job, Jobs, Prosperity, Schools)

"Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Progress, Failure, Conservation, Day, Misery, Practice, Prosperity, Will)

"Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends."
- Plutarch
(Related: Adversity, Balance, Friends, Prosperity)

"Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity."
- Plutarch
(Related: Adversity, Man, Nothing, Prosperity)

"Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family."
- James K. Polk
(Related: Family, Happiness, Peace, Fear, Country, May, Prosperity)

"Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Innovation, Prosperity)

"Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Adversity, Man, Prosperity, Will)

"Well, the important message that we've always carried to China is that we look forward to your progress and prosperity, we look forward to you playing a role in the progress and prosperity of this region and we look forward to stability in your relations with others."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Progress, Prosperity, Stability)

"The question of peace, progress and prosperity, it's a motherhood statement, all of us like it."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Peace, Progress, Motherhood, Prosperity, Question)

"Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Business, Government, Persecution, Prosperity, Service)

"Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in."
- James Reston
(Related: Adversity, Americans, Prosperity)

"If then the prosperity of the commercial classes, will most certainly lead to accumulation of capital, and the encouragement of productive industry; these can by no means be so surely obtained as by a fall in the price of corn."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Encouragement, Prosperity, Will)

"We can have technology, prosperity, nice homes and cars, but at the same time we must be conscious of what we are dumping into the water, the air and our food."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Food, Time, Technology, Prosperity, Water)

"The Massachusetts Land Bank, during Colonial times, prospered, and brought prosperity to the community, until it was forcibly suppressed by special act of Parliament."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Act, Community, Land, Parliament, Prosperity)

"The moderation of people in prosperity is the effect of a smooth and composed temper, owing to the calm of their good fortune."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: People, Effect, Fortune, Moderation, Prosperity, Temper)

"The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: History, Danger, Promise, Prosperity, Unity, Will, World)

"Prosperous farmers mean more employment, more prosperity for the workers and the business men of every industrial area in the whole country."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Business, Men, Country, Prosperity, Workers)

"The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Life, Love, Peace, America, Duty, Living, Prosperity, Safety, Theory, Will)

"Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Adversity, Consciousness, Prosperity, Remorse)

"The claim made by Team Obama that every dollar in stimulus translates into a dollar-and-a-half in growth is economic fiction. The costs of stimulus reduce future growth. No country has ever spent itself to prosperity. The price of stimulus has to be paid sometime."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Growth, Country, Fiction, Future, Prosperity)

"A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity."
- Rosalind Russell
(Related: Adversity, Man, Prosperity)

"We need to reclaim our American system of limited government, low taxes, reasonable regulations, and sound money, which has blessed us with unprecedented prosperity. And it has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Money, American, Help, Poor, Prosperity, Sound, Taxes)

"Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Borrowing, Prosperity)

"Are we interested in treating the symptoms of poverty and economic stagnation through income redistribution and class warfare, or do we want to go at the root causes of poverty and economic stagnation by promoting pro-growth policies that promote prosperity?"
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Causes, Class, Income, Poverty, Prosperity, Want)

"We've taken the view that if the rest of the world would democratize and create market economies, that would spread the benefits of prosperity around the world, and that it would enhance our own prosperity, and our own stability and security, as well."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: Benefits, Prosperity, Rest, Security, Stability, World)

"The great leaders of the second world war alliance, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, understood the twin sides of destruction and salvation. Their war aims were not only to defeat fascism, but to create a world of shared prosperity."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: War, Alliance, Defeat, Destruction, Fascism, Leaders, Prosperity, Salvation, World, World war)

"A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity."
- Sa'Di
(Related: Adversity, Man, Prosperity)

"All through the years since World War II, the Japanese people have, I am convinced, made strenuous efforts to preserve and promote world peace, contributing to the progress and prosperity of mankind."
- Eisaku Sato
(Related: War, Peace, People, Progress, Mankind, Prosperity, World, World war, Years)

"The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Achievement, Values, Wealth, Freedom, Prosperity, states, United, World)

"We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Adversity, Appreciation, Prosperity, Right)

"The good things of prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Adversity, Prosperity)

"The heart is great which shows moderation in the midst of prosperity."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Heart, Moderation, Prosperity)

"Most previous immigrants came to the United States to become Americans, with no intention of returning home. They relinquished their ties with their homeland. English was their key to prosperity, and they worked hard to master it."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Home, Americans, English, Intention, Key, Prosperity, states, United)

"The claim that the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked because fundamentalists hate our prosperity and freedom is a ridiculous lie."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Lie, Freedom, Hate, Prosperity, Trade, World)

"In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider."
- King Solomon
(Related: Adversity, Day, Prosperity)

"I believe in an America in which the fruits of productivity and prosperity are shared by all, by workers as well as owners, by those at the bottom as well as those at the top; an America in which the sacrifices required by national security are shared by all, by profiteers in the back offices as well as volunteers on the front lines."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: America, National security, Productivity, Prosperity, Workers)

"U.S. economic prosperity is closely tied to the availability of a reliable and affordable supply of energy."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Energy, Prosperity)

"The United States basically accepted protection abroad as the price of post-war recovery. Now, that these countries have caught up to our level of prosperity, it is time for them to catch up to our level of openness."
- Larry Summers
(Related: Time, Countries, Now, Post, Prosperity, Protection, states, United)

"Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Adversity, Friends, Prosperity)

"Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure."
- Tacitus
(Related: Virtue, Measure, Misfortune, Pleasure, Prosperity)

"I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because, when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes more valuable to the other."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Countries, Prosperity, Trade)

"We have a vision of South Africa in which black and white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity."
- Oliver Tambo
(Related: Peace, Work, Vision, Prosperity)

"But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world."
- John Thorn
(Related: Dreams, Baseball, Competition, Heroes, Prosperity, World)

"For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Government, Society, Dream, American, Building, Dignity, Future, Liberty, Prosperity, Republicans, Security, Will)

"Give us equality of enjoyment, equal right to expansion - it is as necessary to our prosperity as yours."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Equality, Enjoyment, Prosperity, Right)

"I am considering two things on a daily basis: what is right to do and what is wrong to do in my role as President of my people. According to my conscience, I am trying to abide by the right. My vision is peace. My vision is prosperity."
- Boris Trajkovski
(Related: Peace, People, Vision, Conscience, President, Prosperity, Right, Trying, Wrong)

"Prosperity is the best protector of principle."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Prosperity)

"The plan shows that the twenty million people in the German democratic Republic and in the democratic sector of Berlin think only of peace, and that they are working for freedom and peaceful prosperity."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: Peace, People, Freedom, Prosperity)

"Something new has happened: For the first time in German history our fatherland is guided by a plan that considers only the needs of the people, and aims at building prosperity and reconstructing of our fatherland."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: History, Time, People, Building, First, Needs, Prosperity)

"If there is to be any hope of prosperity for this country it is by reversing that policy which made us simply the kitchen garden for supplying the British with cheap food."
- Eamon de Valera
(Related: Food, Policy, Hope, Country, Garden, Kitchen, Prosperity)

"Liberating Iraq from a legacy of violence and putting it on the path to peace and prosperity will take time."
- George Voinovich
(Related: Peace, Time, Iraq, Prosperity, Violence, Will)

"Never, since the fall of communism, has it been so abundantly clear that an ethos exists, which is loath to accept the freedoms and prosperity we hold sacred in this nation."
- Jim Walsh
(Related: Communism, Nation, Prosperity)

"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."
- George Washington
(Related: War, Peace, Desire, Insult, Prosperity)

"That co-operation and peace rather than industrial strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity of the employees the company and all of the people and even strengthen the nation."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Peace, People, Company, Employees, Nation, Prosperity, Will)

"Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: First, Prosperity)

"We are determined that our nation shall cease to be a burden on other countries but shall contribute positively to world prosperity, while observing fully the fair trade practices in international commerce."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Burden, Commerce, Countries, Nation, Prosperity, Trade, World)