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Quotes of prosperity

  1. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New. – Francis Bacon
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool. – Epicurus
  6. Much effort, much prosperity – Euripides
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Americans have always been able to handle austerity and even adversity. Prosperity is what is doing us in. – James Reston
  12. 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
  13. We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  14. Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure. – Tacitus
  15. 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

Usage examples for prosperity

  1. There might be a promise of intelligence, but scarcely of prosperity in the figure before him. – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  2. It had a happy memory, an air of prosperity about it. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  3. America is a great force for freedom and prosperity – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. From her hopeful speech and her smiles, you would think that some good news had come to her- that she was on the eve of some long- looked- for, yet hardly- hoped prosperity – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  5. If the South with all her power and skill cannot manage herself into prosperity it is because the difficulty lies at her own doors, and she will not remove it. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
  6. Everything in the room spoke of long years of quiet prosperity – Miss Merivale's Mistake by Mrs. Henry Clarke
  7. It means prosperity and progress for both countries. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  8. He had done many things in his mad years of prosperity the mistakes, the faults of youth. – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  9. Give us prosperity but not unto pride. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  10. Do you ever remember one of them telling the dear common people that good government was essential to prosperity – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  11. But their passion, which began in prosperity was soon darkened. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. Surprising as it may seem, prosperity always brings an addition to the number of suicides. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. With her husband's increasing prosperity Mrs. Bays grew ever more distant in her manner toward Dic. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  14. Thus it was given Isaiah to see the fruit of his labor in the peace and prosperity of Judah during the remainder of his life which he, undoubtedly, spent in peace with his family in his home in Jerusalem. – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  15. Mrs. Dickenson was evidently giving thought to Westmore's new prosperity for it was she who asked Edward, across the table, Ed, while you are getting things, why don't you get an automobile? – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  16. They had both known poverty, and struggled through it hand- in- hand; and it was his greatest sorrow that she was taken from him at the moment when fortune was beginning to smile upon him, but too late for her to share in his prosperity – Character by Samuel Smiles
  17. Stern duty, a pure desire for the prosperity of the shop, had kept them at hard labour since before eight o'clock that morning! – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  18. In this state of things the former are in a state of prosperity the latter in a state of need. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  19. The wicked have not his word and promise for prosperity even not so much as to answer their necessities, but only they may sometimes prosper in the world, in his providence. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. Even Mrs. Dwight's vision of future prosperity had faded. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton