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Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only
by Plutarch

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only
balance to weigh friends.
- Plutarch

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod;
my shadow does that much better.
- Plutarch

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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
- Plutarch

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
- Plutarch

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and
most fatal ailment of all republics.
- Plutarch

 

To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated
men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
- Plutarch

It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds,
though he risk everything.
- Plutarch

Courage consists not in hazarding without fear;
but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
- Plutarch

For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men,
is at least human.
- Plutarch

Silence at the proper season is wisdom,
and better than any speech.
- Plutarch

The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
- Plutarch

It were better to have no opinion of God at all than
such a one as is unworthy of him;
for the one is only belief -
the other contempt.
- Plutarch

Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us;
and endeavor to excel them,
by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
- Plutarch

Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity;
nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
- Plutarch

If I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes.
- Plutarch

All men whilst they are awake are in one common world:
but each of them,
when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.
- Plutarch

No man ever wetted clay and then left it,
as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
- Plutarch

The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is
he who spreads among them bounties,
donations and benefits.
- Plutarch

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
- Plutarch

Character is simply habit long continued.
- Plutarch

Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness,
one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.
- Plutarch

We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings,
which when worn with use we throw away.
- Plutarch

The wildest colts make the best horses.
- Plutarch

A few vices are sufficient to darken many virtues.
- Plutarch

When the strong box contains no more both friends and
flatterers shun the door.
- Plutarch

The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
- Plutarch

Perseverance is more prevailing than violence;
and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together,
yield themselves up when taken little by little.
- Plutarch

Moral habits, induced by public practices,
are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives,
than the failings and faults of individuals are in
infecting the city at large.
- Plutarch

It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended,
but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
- Plutarch

Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
- Plutarch

In words are seen the state of mind and character and
disposition of the speaker.
- Plutarch

Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
- Plutarch

I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent,
than in the extent of my power and possessions.
- Plutarch

Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
- Plutarch

To make no mistakes is not in the power of man;
but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good
learn wisdom for the future.
- Plutarch

Character is long-standing habit.
- Plutarch

Medicine to produce health must examine disease;
and music,
to create harmony must investigate discord.
- Plutarch

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Life is ever giving of Itself.
We must receive, utilize and extend the gift.
Success and prosperity are spiritual attributes
belonging to all people.
- Ernest Holmes

Comfort and prosperity have never enriched
the world as much as adversity has.
- Billy Graham

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling
billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty,
while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.
- Kofi Annan

If the human race wishes to have a
prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity,
they have only got to behave in a
peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
- Winston Churchill

We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity,
for in prosperity we forget God.
- Dwight L. Moody

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I can promise you that women working together -
linked,
informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
- Isabel Allende

As sure as the spring will follow the winter,
prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett

Government "help" to business is just as disastrous
as government persecution...
the only way a government can be of service to national
prosperity is by keeping its hands off.
- Ayn Rand

Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
- Aeschylus

The United States is a giant island of freedom,
achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.
- Phyllis Schlafly

With 1.7 million private sector jobs lost and half
a million jobs shipped overseas over the past three years,
we must take action to spur job creation and restore economic prosperity.
- Nick Lampson

Prosperity is a way of living and thinking,
and not just money or things.
Poverty is a way of living and thinking,
and not just a lack of money or things.
- Eric Butterworth

The Massachusetts Land Bank, during Colonial times,
prospered, and brought prosperity to the community,
until it was forcibly suppressed by special act of Parliament.
- John Buchanan Robinson

To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity
has become the moral duty of literature.
- Ernst Fischer

War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings.
- Ludwig von Mises

If there's a will, prosperity can't be far behind.
- W. C. Fields

The question is no longer whether the United States
should contribute to assuring Israel's survival and prosperity;
that goes without saying.
- George Ball

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
- Horace

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man;
but for one man who can stand prosperity,
there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
- Elvis Presley

We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect
and live in amity with each other,
and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace,
stability and prosperity.
- Li Peng

It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that
men discover their real temper,
principles, and designs.
- Edmund Burke

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

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;
adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
- Francis Bacon

We have a vision of South Africa in which black and
white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity.
- Oliver Tambo

We know that social exclusion is closely tied to the
new economic world order,
globalized, with free and open markets,
which isn't bringing prosperity or social justice to all.
- Claudio Hummes

The claim that the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
were attacked because fundamentalists hate our prosperity
and freedom is a ridiculous lie.
- L. Neil Smith

Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.
- Woodrow Wilson

Prosperity or egalitarianism - you have to choose.
I favor freedom - you never achieve real equality anyway:
you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity,
because they simply are not preparing for retirement now.
- Scott Cook

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
- Sa'Di


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