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Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - they bear no fruit.
– Francis Marion
Promote yourself, but do not demote another.
– Israel Salanter
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
– Charles Simmons
Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.
– Sir Arthur Eddington
Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves.
– Eric Hoffer
Propaganda is a soft weapon hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.
– Jean Anouilh
Propaganda is the art of persuading others of what you don't believe yourself.
– Ausonius
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.
– Ezra Pound
Property has its duties as well as its rights.
– Thomas Brummond
Property left to a child may soon be lost but the inheritance of virtue--a good name an unblemished reputation--will abide forever. If those who are toiling for wealth to leave their children, would but take half the pains to secure for them virtuous habits, how much more serviceable would they be. The largest property may be wrested from a child, but virtue will stand by him to the last.
– William Graham Sumner
Property left to a child may soon be lost; but the inheritance of virtue--a good name an unblemished reputation--will abide forever. If those who are toiling for wealth to leave their children, would but take half the pains to secure for them virtuous habits, how much more serviceable would they be. The largest property may be wrested from a child, but virtue will stand by him to the last.
– William Graham Sumner
Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect.
– English Proverb
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
– Charles Babbage
Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation.
– Lawana Blackwell
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.
– Walter Savage Landor
Prosperity attends the lion-hearted man who exerts himself, while we say, destiny will ensure it. Laying aside destiny, show manly fortitude by thy own strength: if thou endeavour, and thy endeavours fail of success, what crime is there in failing?
– The Hitopadesa
Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.
– Geoffrey F. Albert
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
Prosperity is a great teacher adversity a greater.
– William Hazlitt
Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity a greater.
– William Hazlitt
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
Prosperity is acquired by exertion, and there is no fruit for him who doth not exert himself: the fawns go not into the mouth of a sleeping lion.
– The Hitopadesa
Prosperity is living easily and happily in the real world, whether you have money or not.
– Jerry Gellis
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
– Plutarch
Prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts the things. Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just having money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.
– Eric Butterworth

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