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“Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them”
“The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.”
“A jest's prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, never in the tongue of him who makes it”
“Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.”
“The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.”
“Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.”
“In time of prosperity friends will be plenty; In time of adversity not one in twenty”
“Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.”
Francis Bacon Sr.
“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.”
“Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity”
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