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How much does great prosperity overspread the mind with darkness.
[Lat., Quantum caliginis mentibus nostris objicit magna
felicitas!]

How much does great prosperity overspread the mind with darkness.
[Lat., Quantum caliginis mentibus nostris objicit magna
felicitas!]

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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 doth bewitch men, seeming clear;
As seas do laugh, show white, when rocks are near.

Prosperity doth bewitch men, seeming clear;
As seas do laugh, show white, when rocks are near.

by John Webster Found in: Prosperity Quotes,
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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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Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity

Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity

by Periander Found in: Prosperity Quotes,
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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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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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Prosperity is a feeble reed.
[Fr., C'est un faible roseau que la prosperite.]

Prosperity is a feeble reed.
[Fr., C'est un faible roseau que la prosperite.]

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Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on "income distribution," the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: read more

Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on "income distribution," the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: It is earned.

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