Great Throughts Treasury

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Leopold Zunz

Our advance and salvation, our retreat and destruction, are linked with the prosperity or failure of school and synagogue.

Failure | Prosperity | Salvation | Wisdom | Failure |

Winston Churchill, fully Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

Man | Prosperity |

César Chávez, fully César Estrada Chávez

The end of all education should surely be service to others. We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about the progress and prosperity of our community. Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others for their sake and for our own.

Achievement | Education | Enough | Progress | Prosperity | Service |

Bibhuti Mazumder

The degradation of our society today stems mainly from the lack of awareness of what is within us. Being ignorant of our true nature, we seek external solutions to the problems rooted within. In our search for security and prosperity we have abandoned ourselves and are constantly drifting away from human values and virtues.

Awareness | Nature | Problems | Prosperity | Search | Security | Society | Society | Awareness |

John Ray or Wray

In time of prosperity friends will be plenty. In times of adversity not one among twenty.

Adversity | Plenty | Prosperity | Time | Will | Friends |

E. F. Schumacher, fully Ernst Friedrich "Fritz" Schumacher

No degree of prosperity could justify the accumulation of large highly toxic substances which nobody knows how to make “safe” and which remain an incalculable danger to the whole of creation for historical or even geological ages. To do such a thing is a transgression against life itself, a transgression infinitely more serious than any crime ever perpetrated by man.

Crime | Danger | Justify | Life | Life | Man | Prosperity | Safe | Danger |

Fulton Sheen, fully Archbishop Fulton John Sheen

In times of prosperity the church administers; in times of adversity the church shepherds.

Adversity | Church | Prosperity |

Aristotle NULL

Happiness [is] prosperity combined with virtue.

Prosperity | Virtue | Virtue |

Aristotle NULL

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.

Adversity | Education | Prosperity |

Aristotle NULL

Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods; even rich men and those in possession of office and of dominating power are thought to need friends most of all; for what is the use of such prosperity without the opportunity of beneficence, which is exercised chiefly and in its most laudable form towards friends?... With friends men are more able both to think and to act.

Men | Need | Office | Opportunity | Power | Prosperity | Thought | Friends | Think | Thought |

Ben Sira

In prosperity a friend is not known, and in adversity an enemy is not hidden. When a man is in prosperity even an enemy is friendly, but in his adversity even a friend withdraweth.

Adversity | Enemy | Friend | Man | Prosperity |

Baltasar Gracián

In prosperity prepare for adversity. It is both wiser and easier to collect winter stores in summer.

Adversity | Prosperity |

Baltasar Gracián

One who was abhorred by all in prosperity is adored by all in adversity.

Adversity | Prosperity |

Ben Sira

In the day of prosperity there is a forgetfulness of affliction; and in the day of affliction there is no more remembrance of prosperity.

Affliction | Day | Forgetfulness | Prosperity |

Charles Caleb Colton

He that swells in prosperity will be sure to shrink in adversity.

Adversity | Prosperity | Will |

Demetrius of Phalerum NULL

In prosperity friends do not leave you unless desired, whereas in adversity they stay away of their own accord.

Adversity | Prosperity | Friends |

Epicurus NULL

The misfortune of the wise is better than the prosperity of the fool.

Better | Misfortune | Prosperity | Wise | Misfortune |