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Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Ten ancient commandments lousing up the fun. Along came prosperity, and then there was none.

Author: Gerald Barzan


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

Author: James Burgh

Profession: 18th Century American Libertar

Prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts the things. Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just having money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.

Author: Eric Butterworth


When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

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

Author: Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)

Profession: Thirtieth President of the USA

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.

Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)

Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

Americans have mastered the art of being prosperous though broke.

Author: Billy Boy Franklin


Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

I will say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that is more than I can say for prosperity.

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist

The prosperous man is never sure that he is loved for himself.

Author: F. L. Lucan (39-65)

Profession: Roman Epic Poet

Prosperity belongs to those who learn new things the fastest.

Author: Paul Zane Pilzer

Profession: American Businessman, Economist, Author, Speaker

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

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

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

Author: Catherine Ponder


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.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin