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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.
Category: Prosperity Author: Alan Gregg

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What has always made a hell on earth has been that man has tried to make it his heaven.
Category: Prosperity Author: Friedrich Holderlin

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Armaments, universal debt and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western prosperity.
Category: Prosperity Author: Aldous Huxley Source: Island

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Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
Category: Prosperity Author: Horace

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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
Category: Prosperity Author: Francis Bacon

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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.
Category: Prosperity Author: Don Marquis

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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.
Category: Prosperity Author: Henry George

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Men can bear all things except good days.
Category: Prosperity Source: Dutch Proverb

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If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men.
Category: Prosperity Author: Russell P Askue

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Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions.
Category: Prosperity Author: Norbert Wiener

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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.
Category: Prosperity Author: Bill Vaughan

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When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Category: Prosperity Author: Confucius

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Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.
Category: Prosperity Author: Goethe

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Luxury: The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
Category: Prosperity Author: Kahlil Gibran

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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.


Category: Prosperity Author: J B Priestley

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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.
Category: Prosperity Author: Irving Babbitt

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Luxury... corrupts at once rich and poor, the rich by possession and the poor by covetousness.
Category: Prosperity Author: Rousseau

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We face the question whether a still higher "standard of living" is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free.
Category: Prosperity Author: Aldo Leopold

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If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Category: Prosperity Author: Frank Lloyd Wright

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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!"
Category: Prosperity Author: Aeschylus

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