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Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity

Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity

by Periander Found in: Prosperity Quotes,
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Prosperity is the surest breeder of insolence I know.

Prosperity is the surest breeder of insolence I know.

by Mark Twain Found in: Prosperity Quotes,
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It shows a weak mind not to bear prosperity as well as adversity
with moderation.
[Lat., Ut adversas read more

It shows a weak mind not to bear prosperity as well as adversity
with moderation.
[Lat., Ut adversas res, secundas immoderate ferre, levitatis
est.]

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Besides, you know
Prosperity's the very bond of love,
Whose fresh complexion and whose heart together
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Besides, you know
Prosperity's the very bond of love,
Whose fresh complexion and whose heart together
Affliction alters.

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There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a
penny; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops; read more

There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a
penny; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops; and I will make
it felony to drink small beer.

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Oh, how portentous is prosperity!
How comet-like, it threatens while it shines.

Oh, how portentous is prosperity!
How comet-like, it threatens while it shines.

by Edward Young Found in: Prosperity Quotes,
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If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, read more

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.

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Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.

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Everything in the world may be endured, except only a succession
of prosperous days.
[Ger., Alles in der read more

Everything in the world may be endured, except only a succession
of prosperous days.
[Ger., Alles in der Welt lasst sich ertragen,
Nur nicht eine Reihe von schonen Tagen.]

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