Quotes of Ease

“ This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Everything in the world may be endured, except continual prosperity. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Prosperity doth best discover vice but adversity doth best discover virtue. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ If you are losing your leisure, look out! You are losing your soul. ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ Prosperity in the form of wealth works exactly the same as everything else. You will see it coming into your life when you are unattached to needing it. ”

- Wayne Dyer

“ We have believed — and we do believe now — that freedom is indivisible, that peace is indivisible, that economic prosperity is indivisible. ”

- Indira Gandhi

“ Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its griefs and anxieties. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's sustenance, a night's repose and due leisure, whether he be painter or ploughman. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity until he has tasted adversity. ”

- Saadi

“ Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Prosperity begins with a state of mind. ”

- Unknown

“ I wish you all manner of prosperity, with a little more taste. ”

- Alain Rene Lesage

“ Prosperity getteth friends, but adversity trieth them. ”

- Nicholas Ling

“ I'll give thee armor to keep off that word; Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy, To comfort thee, though thou art banished. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Ther n' is no werkman whatever he be, That may both werken wel and hastily. This wol be done at leisure parfitly. ”

- Geoffrey Chaucer

“ Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions. ”

- William Allen White

“ War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings. ”

- Ludwig Mises

“ True contentment comes with empathy. ”

- Tim Finn

“ It is function of government to invent philosophies to explain the demands of its own convenience. ”

- Murray Kempton

“ I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves. ”

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

“ Custom hath made it in him a property of easiness. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The readiness of doing doth expresse No other but the doer's willingnesse. ”

- Robert Herrick

“ Try to be like the turtle — at ease in your own shell. ”

- Bill Copeland

“ There is no prosperity, trade, art, city, or great material wealth of any kind, but if you trace it home, you will find it rooted in a thought of some individual man. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Here you would know, and enjoy, what prosperity will way of Washington. For a thousand leagues have nearly the same effect with a thousand years. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ 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

“ Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has. ”

- Billy Graham
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