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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.”
“Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.”
“We have believed - and we do believe now - that freedom is indivisible, that peace is indivisible, that economic prosperity is indivisible”
“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.”
“Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.”
“The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers, and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with the demands of the times does not.”
“If we want to invest in the prosperity of our nation, we must invest in the education of our children so that their talents may be fully employed.”
“You cannot be healthy; you cannot be happy; you cannot be prosperous; if you have a bad disposition.”
“Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.”
Francis Bacon Sr.
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