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Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
The 21st century can and must be an American century. It began with terror, war, and economic calamity. It is our duty to steer it onto the path of freedom, peace, and prosperity.
As capitalism falters, the rich move their money out of the country, violence increases, and politicians promising prosperity are elected.
We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity.
I'll say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that's more than I can say for prosperity.
There is something about prosperity that brings out the worst in some people.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Presidents in both parties - from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan - have known that our free-enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity.
Private ownership of property is vital to both our freedom and our prosperity.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time.
We must all rise to the challenge to demonstrate that security and prosperity in the Internet age are not only compatible with liberty, they ultimately depend on it.
I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because, when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes more valuable to the other.
William Howard Taft
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
I believe that science is the engine of prosperity, that if you look around at the wealth of civilization today, it's the wealth that comes from science.
A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity, because they simply are not preparing for retirement now.
The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.
Immigrants create an engine of economic prosperity.
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.
While prosperity is in some ways related to money, it is not caused by money.
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.
We need dynamic and thriving businesses and a skilled and adaptable labour force to produce competitiveness and prosperity.
Most of us have considerable prosperity in our lives. Often, we are so busy pursuing our unmet desires that we are unable to enjoy all that we already have. Allowing ourselves to really appreciate the prosperity we have created is a big step toward opening to even greater fulfillment.
Clearly if the United States' relationship with Cuba changed, which would require a regime change inside Cuba, if Cuba moved towards a more democratic approach to governance rather than this despotic rule of tyranny, if they moved towards the systems that have created more economic prosperity, then our immigration laws would change accordingly.
I feel terrible that I once put too much emphasis on material prosperity.
For most of the 20th century, we didn't just enjoy economic success in Michigan, we defined it. Our innovators and entrepreneurs created the world's most productive companies, and our unions made sure that productivity led to broad middle class prosperity.
In today's world, learning has become the key to economic prosperity, social cohesion and personal fulfillment. We can no longer afford to educate the few to think, and the many to do.
John F. Kennedy
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