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The prosperous man does not know whether he is loved. (Quote by - Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress. (Quote by - John Clapham)

But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree; and none shall make them afraid: for the mouth of the Lord of hosts hath spoken it. (Quote by - Bible)

What has always made a hell on earth has been that man has tried to make it his heaven. (Quote by - Friedrich Holderlin)

We face the question whether a still higher "standard of living" is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free. (Quote by - Aldo Leopold)

There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

The prosperous man is never sure that he is loved for himself. (Quote by - Lucan)

Western society has accepted as unquestionable a technological imperative that is quite as arbitrary as the most primitive taboo: not merely the duty to foster invention and constantly to create technological novelties, but equally the duty to surrender to these novelties unconditionally, just because they are offered, without respect to their human consequences. (Quote by - Lewis Mumford)

Prosperity is a feeble reed. (Quote by - Jean de Schelandre)

When prosperity comes, do not use all of it. (Quote by - Confucius)

In its broadest ecological context, economic development is the development of more intensive ways of exploiting the natural environment. (Quote by - Richard Wilkinson)

Pearls around the neck - stones upon the heart. (Quote by - Hanan J. Ayalti, Yiddish Proverbs, 1949)

It is an ironic fact that while half the world's population is dying as a result of diseases of poverty (largely starvation and infection) the other half is succumbing to diseases of affluence. (Quote by - Malcolm Carruthers)

Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune. (Quote by - Curtis Rufus Quintus)

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. (Quote by - Horace)

The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. (Quote by - Bible)

They shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig-tree. (Quote by - Bible)

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger. (Quote by - Frank Lloyd Wright)

So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings goes but to build up great fortunes, to increase luxury and make sharper the contrast between the House of Have and the House of Want, progress is not real and cannot be permanent. (Quote by - Henry George)

Yes, I am positive that one of the great curatives of our evils, our maladies, social, moral, and intellectual, would be a return to the soil, a rehabilitation of the work of the fields. (Quote by - Charles Wagner)

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped. (Quote by - Calvin Coolidge)

Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour. (Quote by - Bible)

The prosperous can not easily form a right idea of misery. (Quote by - Marcus Fabius Quintilian)

We cannot get grace from gadgets. In the Bakelite house of the future, the dishes may not break, but the heart can. Even a man with ten shower baths may find life flat, stale and unprofitable. (Quote by - J.B. Priestley)

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness. (Quote by - Mark Kennedy )


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