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.
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quick sand to virtue
Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.
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.
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.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
When you ascend the hill of prosperity, may you not meet a friend.
Prosperity seems to be scarcely safe, unless it be mixed with a little adversity.
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 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.
He that swells in prosperity will be sure to shrink in adversity.
Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
Prosperity makes some friends and many enemies.
Everything in the world may be endured except continual 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.
If we had not winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has.
Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.
Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.
Thus strangely are our souls constructed, and by slight ligaments are we bound to prosperity and ruin.
It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble.
When you are able to shift your inner awareness to how you can serve others, and when you make this the central focus of your life, you will then be in a position to know true miracles in your progress toward prosperity.
Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on "income distribution," the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: It is earned.
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