Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Related Quotes

Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus

Receive wealth or prosperity without arrogance; and be ready to let it go.

Arrogance | Character | Prosperity | Receive | Wealth |

Tyron Edwards

To rejoice in another’s prosperity is to give content to your own lot; to mitigate another’s grief is to alleviate or dispel your own.

Character | Grief | Prosperity |

Euripedes NULL

Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.

Character | Prosperity | Wisdom | Friendship |

François Fénelon, fully Francois de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon

On this earth all is temptation. Crosses tempt us by irritating our pride, and prosperity by flattering it. Our life is a continual combat... We must pass on unmoved, while temptations rage around us, as the traveler, overtaken by a storm, simply wraps his cloak more closely about him, and pushes on more vigorously toward his destined home.

Character | Earth | Life | Life | Pride | Prosperity | Rage | Temptation |

Benjamin Franklin

Calamity and Prosperity are the Touchstones of Integrity.

Calamity | Character | Integrity | Prosperity |

Rabbi Yannai or Jannai Jannai

We are unable to explain either the prosperity of the wicked or the afflictions of the righteous.

Character | Prosperity |

Richard and Mary-Alice Jafolla

Actually, you will never have more potential for prosperity and wholeness than you have now.

Character | Prosperity | Wholeness | Will |

Richard and Mary-Alice Jafolla

The key to prosperity is the realization that prosperity doesn’t come by getting more. It comes by giving more... You do not deprive someone else when you prosper, as the Source is unlimited.

Character | Giving | Prosperity |

Walter Savage Landor

Goodness does not more certainly make men happy, than happiness makes them good. We must distinguish between felicity and prosperity; for prosperity leads often to ambition, and ambition to disappointment; the course is then over, the wheel turns round but once; while the reaction of goodness and happiness is perpetual.

Ambition | Character | Distinguish | Good | Happy | Men | Prosperity | Ambition | Happiness |

Sallust, full name Carus Valerius Sailustius Crispus NULL

Truly prosperity tries the souls even of the wise.

Character | Prosperity | Wise |

Harold W Thompson

There be four good mothers who have four bad daughters: Truth hath Hatred, Prosperity hath Pride, Security hath Peril, and Familiarity hath Contempt.

Character | Contempt | Familiarity | Good | Peril | Pride | Prosperity | Security | Truth |

William Austin

To rejoice in the prosperity of another is to partake of it.

Prosperity | Wisdom |

Eugene P. Bertin, fully Eugene Peter Bertin

Honest work bears a lovely face for it is the father of pleasure and the mother of good fortune. It is the keystone of prosperity and the sire of fame. And best of all, work is relief from sorrow and the handmaiden of happiness.

Fame | Father | Fortune | Good | Mother | Pleasure | Prosperity | Sorrow | Wisdom | Work |