Prosperity Quotes

Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. William Hazlitt

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. Francis Bacon

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. John Churton Collins

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshiped. Calvin Coolidge

Such prosperity as we have known it up to the present is the consequence of rapidly spending the planet’s irreplaceable capital. Aldous Huxley

Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure. Tacitus

It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldst have it, to fear and suspect the worst. Desiderius Erasmus

It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted. Aeschylus

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. Publilius Syrus