100+ Best Prosperity Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational prosperity quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Prosperity Quotes

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. — Don Marquis

True generosity is too frequently eaten up by prosperity and riches. — Ellen G. White

But prosperity without a soul is like a corpse whose heart has stopped beating. There is no life, only consumption. — Cal Thomas

The bond between the United States and Britain has always been strong. It has survived through war and peace, periods of prosperity and economic hardship. — Louis Susman

The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land, which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity guaranteed by free institutions. — Herbert Croly

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

The unique instrument to eradicate poverty and usher in prosperity is our youth. — N. R. Narayana Murthy

Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity. — Joseph Addison

Let a durable and firm peace be established and this government be confined rigidly to the few great objects for which it was instituted, leaving the States to contend in generous rivalry to develop, by the arts of peace, their respective resources, and a scene of prosperity and happiness would follow, heretofore unequaled on the globe. — John C. Calhoun

It is foolishly thought by some that democratical constitutions will not, cannot, last; that the States will quarrel with each other; that a king, or at least a nobility, are indispensable for the prosperity of a nation. — Marquis de Lafayette

May these happy United States attain that complete splendour and prosperity which will illustrate the blessings of their government, and for ages to come rejoice the departed souls of their founders! — Marquis de Lafayette

I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is – the enormous prosperity of Fools. — Wilkie Collins

Terrorism is a significant threat to peace and security, prosperity and people. — Ban Ki-moon

Government does create prosperity and growth by creating the conditions that allow both entrepreneurs and their customers to thrive; balancing the power of capitalists like me and workers isn’t bad for capitalism – it’s essential to it. — Nick Hanauer

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later. — Henry Fielding

An open, competitive, and liberalized financial market can effectively allocate scarce resources in a manner that promotes stability and prosperity far better than governmental intervention. — Henry Paulson

I feel terrible that I once put too much emphasis on material prosperity. — Benny Hinn

A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity. — Saadi

A little prosperity and peace, or even a turn slightly for the better, can bring us feelings of self-sufficiency. We can feel quickly that we are in control of our lives, that the change for the better is our own doing, not that of a God who communicates to us through the still, small voice of the Spirit. — Henry B. Eyring

To get back to the kind of shared prosperity and upward mobility we once considered normal will require another era of fundamental reform, of both our economy and our democracy. — Robert Reich

Sound public finances are the essential foundation on which to construct a better-balanced economy from the wreckage of Labour’s boom and bust. But it is economic growth that will create the jobs and the prosperity for the future and enable us to pay down Labour’s debt. — Philip Hammond

The approach to the offices of Girdlestone and Co. was not a very dignified one, nor would the uninitiated who traversed it form any conception of the commercial prosperity of the firm in question. — Arthur Conan Doyle

I am a big believer that orderliness begets wealth. — Suze Orman

What I count as real prosperity… is the growth in a knowledge of God, and in a testimony, and in the power to live the gospel and to inspire our families to do the same. That is prosperity of the truest kind. — Heber J. Grant

Economic prosperity and quality education for our children are inexorably linked. — Jon Huntsman, Jr.

What we’re offering is real jobs, real opportunity and real prosperity — a plan that works for our country, — Tom Daschle

What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power. — Henry George

I believe that investing in our children’s development from the earliest age is the single most important contribution we can make to the health and wellbeing of our citizens, their capacity and the future prosperity of our state. — Jay Weatherill

Few things are more important to each individual’s future success or to our nation’s prosperity than education. — Mark Kennedy

Nothing shows one who his friends are like prosperity and ripe fruit. — Charles Dudley Warner

The key point to understand is that prosperity is an internal experience, not an external state, and it is an experience that is not tied to having a certain amount of money. — Shakti Gawain

My leadership will end the Obama era and begin a new era of American prosperity. — Mitt Romney

I want business to prosper and make a profit caused by business expansion and prosperity — Roy Barnes

World language courses are developing students in a capacity in European and Asian languages and this gives them a deeper understanding of not only language, but culture. It brings prosperity and peace to this world. — Gaston Caperton

Future peace, prosperity and confidence depend not just on ourselves but on the success of all nations. Hence, we are all partners, no matter what our backgrounds, cultures, faiths and histories. — Hassanal Bolkiah

No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger. — Heraclitus

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

We face a choice this election. President Obama is fighting for changes that grow the economy from the middle out and help all Americans succeed – jobs, education, health reform, the DREAM Act, equal pay for women. He is moving us forward with opportunity today for prosperity tomorrow. Mitt Romney wants to take us back to yesterday. — Eva Longoria

Private ownership of property is vital to both our freedom and our prosperity. — Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

We don’t need a War on Carbon. We need a new prosperity that can be shared by all while still respecting a multitude of real ecological limits – not just atmospheric gas concentrations, but topsoil depth, water supplies, toxic chemical concentrations, and the health of ecosystems, including the diversity of life they depend upon. — Alex Steffen

It wasn’t simply that Clinton created the greatest prosperity in the country’s history. Or that we created 22 million new jobs, more than ever before. Under Clinton, poverty was reduced 25%. — Sidney Blumenthal

Nothing contributes so much to the prosperity and happiness of a country as high profits. — David Ricardo

I was born in Jamaica but was educated by, and now serve, prestigious First World institutions, so I believe that I have a unique, dual perspective. To sidestep any biases I might have, I use the objective lens of the stock market to discover which policies actually delivered prosperity to emerging markets. — Peter Blair Henry

The American free market system is the greatest engine for prosperity and opportunity that the world has ever seen. Freedom works. — Ted Cruz

It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble. — Jane Austen

Once established with Great Britain, it would not be difficult, with moderation and prudence, to establish permanent peace with the rest of the world, when our most sanguine hopes of prosperity may be realized. — John C. Calhoun

To many, peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. To some – especially those from regions involved in conflict – peacekeeping and efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future. — Kim Yuna

Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive. — John Kenneth Galbraith

By virtue of exchange, one man’s prosperity is beneficial to all others. — Frederic Bastiat

What the United States Congress does on this issue will have an enormous impact on the prospects of peace and prosperity in the far East, — Al Gore

India is content with itself, and driven by the will to sit on the high table of prosperity. It will not be deflected in its mission by noxious practitioners of terror. — Pranab Mukherjee

Elevating the status of women is our best path to peace, justice, and prosperity on a global scale. — David Horsey

If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That’s how rich we are. — Imelda Marcos

President Obama likes to talk about winning the future. But someone needs to tell him: You can’t win the prosperity of tomorrow if you’re mortgaging it to pay for the big government programs of today. — John Thune

I was not raised with wealth or resources or any social standing to speak of. — Michelle Obama

I studied what principles under-laid peace and prosperity and concluded the only way to achieve societal well-being was through a system of economic freedom. — Charles Koch

The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity. — Martin Van Buren

We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

The historic nature of Israel’s struggle for self-determination, freedom, and prosperity underscores the gravity of their circumstances and fortifies my commitment to America’s responsibility as their ally. — Pete Hegseth

Give us equality of enjoyment, equal right to expansion – it is as necessary to our prosperity as yours. — Robert Toombs

The vast Pacific Ocean has ample space for China and the United States. We welcome a constructive role by the United States in promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the region. We also hope that the United States will fully respect and accommodate the major interests and legitimate concerns of Asia-Pacific countries. — Xi Jinping

The philosophical point is that our happiness and wellbeing is not based on incomes rising. This is not just the wisdom of sages but of ordinary people. Prosperity is more social and psychological: it’s about identification, affiliation, participation in society and a sense of purpose. — Tim Jackson

Big meetings and big talk are not enough in a world that is hungry for change. Big action – world leaders keeping their promises, and developing countries committing resources while listening ardently to the voice of the small farmer – is needed to bring big results and prosperity to the world’s poor. — Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure. — Tacitus

Investment in education and economic prosperity is the best way to cure fanaticism and for establishing a just peace in the Middle East. — Ahmed Zewail

From China and India to Turkey and Brazil, when women have gotten access to education, to family planning and to a vital place in the economy, greater prosperity has followed. And when women are free to speak and learn, they temper the extremes of ideology and fanaticism and raise sons who are less likely to become human bombs. — David Horsey

Only when a man’s life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy. — Aeschylus

Peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. Efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future. — Kim Yuna

While prosperity is in some ways related to money, it is not caused by money. — Shakti Gawain

It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn’t have it, to fear and suspect the worst. — Desiderius Erasmus

India’s prosperity is sectioned by geography, such as in Bangalore, where the information technology industry is prominent. Because they have a conduit out of India, competing in the world by the Internet, it’s not regulated in corrupt ways, and it is very prosperous. — Clayton Christensen

But what I really believe is education is a key to pretty much everything – prosperity, economics, peace, stability. — Greg Mortenson

Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence. — John Kenneth Galbraith

A tin roof is one of the greatest indicators of prosperity in the developing world. — Chelsea Clinton

Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity. — Paul Ryan

I believed – and believe – that capitalism works best for a freedom-loving society, that it brings more prosperity to more people than any other social-economic system, but that somehow we have to take care of people. — Katharine Graham

So I’m definitely in favour of stimulating the dynamic wealth creation sectors of the economy. — Boris Johnson

I believe that as we face unparalleled prosperity in some quarters and deep impoverishment in others, it is the willingness of the next generation to bridge the gap between the two that will return us to our sense of purpose and focus. — Lynn Schusterman

Big-government economics breeds crony capitalism. It’s corrupt, anything but neutral, and a barrier to broad participation in prosperity. — Paul Ryan

The world before 1914 was already a world in which the welfare of each individual nation was inextricably bound up with the prosperity of the whole community of nations. — Arthur Henderson

Ultimately, it will get done. If you peer into the apocalypse, there?s too much pain and chaos and consternation not to do a new (agreement). This sport is about to move into the greatest era of peace and prosperity of any entertainment form in America. Who wants to be the butcher that kills this? — Leigh Steinberg

No government can be strong and flourishing while the national character is weak and degraded. A government must flourish and decay with its subjects; and, when a prince makes a law or performs an action which has a tendency to injure the character or prosperity of the nation, he injures himself. — Benjamin Robbins Curtis

That co-operation and peace rather than industrial strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity of the employees the company and all of the people and even strengthen the nation. — Charles E. Wilson

Discouragement, fear, doubt, lack of self-confidence, are the germs which have killed the prosperity and happiness of tens of thousands of people. — Orison Swett Marden

It may be assumed as a fixed truth that the prosperity and riches of the farmer must depend on the prosperity and good national regulation of trade. — Oliver Ellsworth

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

The power of collecting money from the people is not to be rejected because it has sometimes been oppressive. Public credit is as necessary for the prosperity of a nation as private credit is for the support and wealth of a family. — Oliver Ellsworth

Poverty and backwardness in the midst of clear waters and verdant mountains is no good, nor is it to have prosperity and wealth while the environment deteriorates. — Li Keqiang

We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity. — Aeschylus

Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money. — Robert Foster Bennett

Choice dependent on wealth; those are the Tory words. — Tony Blair

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

Believing we know what makes prosperity work, ignoring the nature of the actual prosperity all around, we change the rules within which the Internet revolution lives. These changes will end the revolution. — Lawrence Lessig

Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury. — Herbert Hoover

Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn. — Earl Nightingale

I’m an American. I’m for prosperity. I’ve discovered, from 40 years of reporting, that what creates prosperity is limited government. — John Stossel

If you want to have prosperity here, we really have to see our small businesses able to grow and compete around the world. — Karen Mills

There are many roads to prosperity, but one must be taken. Inaction leads nowhere. — Robert Zoellick

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