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Prosperity lets goe the bridle. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Luxury... corrupts at once rich and poor, the rich by possession and the poor by covetousness. (Quote by - Rousseau)

Human prosperity never rests but always craves more, till blown up with pride it totters and falls. From the opulent mansions pointed at by all passers-by none warns it away, none cries, "Let no more riches enter!" (Quote by - Aeschylus)

Prosperity makes some friends and many enemies. (Quote by - Vauvenargues)

I wish you every kind of prosperity, with a little more taste. (Quote by - Alain Rene Le Sage)

Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man's hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them. (Quote by - Don Marquis)

It is generally agreed, that few men are made better by affluence or exaltation. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

It requires a strong constitution to withstand repeated attacks of prosperity. (Quote by - J. L. Basford)

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions. (Quote by - Norbert Wiener)

The American reading his Sunday paper in a state of lazy collapse is perhaps the most perfect symbol of the triumph of quantity over quality.... Whole forests are being ground into pulp daily to minister to our triviality. (Quote by - Irving Babbitt)

Oh, how portentous is prosperity! How comet-like, it threatens while it shines. (Quote by - Edward Young)

Armaments, universal debt and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western prosperity. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day. (Quote by - Bill Vaughan)

We've got the most prosperous culture in human history and we've also got the biggest spiritual hole in human history. (Quote by - Mark Victor Hansen)

I think I should not go far wrong if I asserted that the amount of genuine leisure available in a society is generally in inverse proportion to the amount of labor-saving machinery it employs. (Quote by - E.F. Schumacher)

Besides, you know Prosperity's the very bond of love, Whose fresh complexion and whose heart together Affliction alters. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Prosperity doth bewitch men, seeming clear; As seas do laugh, show white, when rocks are near. (Quote by - John Webster)

Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Men can bear all things except good days. (Quote by - Dutch Proverb)

It isn't so much that hard times are coming; the change observed is mostly soft times going. (Quote by - Groucho Marx)

In prosperity let us most carefully avoid pride, disdain, and arrogance. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity. (Quote by - Alan Gregg)

Surer to prosper than prosperity could have assur'd us. (Quote by - John Milton)

Luxury: The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)


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