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“A jest's prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, never in the tongue of him who makes it”
“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.”
“Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.”
“Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.”
Francis Bacon Sr.
“Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.”
“In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.”
“No nation ever taxed itself into prosperity.”
“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.”
“Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.”
“Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity”
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