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“The good things which belong to prosperity are to be wished, but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.”
“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.”
“Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity”
“Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its griefs and anxieties.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
“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.”
“The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.”
“Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.”
“Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.”
“If there's a will, prosperity can't be far behind.”
W. C. Fields
“Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.”
Francis Bacon Sr.
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