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“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”
“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.”
“Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its griefs and anxieties.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
“In time of prosperity friends will be plenty; In time of adversity not one in twenty”
“If you want greater prosperity in your life, start forming a vacuum to receive it.”
“Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them”
“Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity”
“Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.”
“The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.”
“Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.”
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