My relatives worked hard all the time but never seemed to prosper.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
Despite this, their own kingdoms have continued to prosper, but the old city of Wisdom has fallen into great disrepair, and there is no one to set things right.
Norton Juster -- The Phantom Tollbooth
Live and prosper.
Gail Carson Levine -- Ella Enchanted
The glass factory prospered, and the owner decided to expand the business by moving it to Krakow, a thriving city about three hundred fifty miles southwest of Narewka.
Leon Leyson -- The Boy on the Wooden Box
She told him that she had prayed for God to give her a message for our family, and a small verse from the Old Testament zipped into her mind: "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."
Bethany Hamilton -- Soul Surfer
"But Ember is not prospering!" he cried.
Jeanne DuPrau -- The City of Ember
Free of British domination, the nation has prospered and I along with it.
James Lincoln Collier -- My Brother Sam is Dead
For a decade he has run a parfumerie on the rue Vauborel: a straggling business that prospers only when the cod are being salted and the stones of the town itself begin to stink.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
He was confident that the Confederacy would win this "second War for American Independence" because "Tyranny cannot prosper in the nineteenth century" against "a people fighting for their liberties."
James M. McPherson -- What They Fought For - 1861-1865
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There was an officer—his name was Prosper: I knew him.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
Bernard Lapidus, according to Mr. Field as he fondled his Chivas Regal, had prospered through the Depression years of the thirties manufacturing embossed plastic ashtrays.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
People come here to prosper.
Sonia Nazario -- Enrique’s Journey
They prospered; they had more daughters who joined them in peace; it was the beginning of wisdom.
Orson Scott Card -- Ender’s Game
The human beings did not hate Animal Farm any less now that it was prospering; indeed, they hated it more than ever.
George Orwell -- Animal Farm
Nothing prospered but the flies who blackened their lord and made the spilt guts look like a heap of glistening coal.
William Golding -- Lord of the Flies
We believe in freedom from fear and in acquiring the skills to force the bad out of our world so that the good can prosper and thrive.
Veronica Roth -- Divergent
My lord and lady, it is now our time, That have stood by and seen our wishes prosper, To cry, good joy.
William Shakespeare -- The Merchant of Venice
** * Now this is the Law of the Jungle, as old and as true as the sky, And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Lost Souls
Wealth flowed into our cities, and men prospered.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
And as he did so well fanning and everything he turned his hand to prospered, he decided to open a store, and try his luck selling dry goods as well.
Alice Walker -- The Color Purple
And it does not prosper, that sort of love.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
It all prospered wonderful.
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
Once he got into the university environment, I thought he would prosper, I really did/’ his brother Mark says.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
Germany loses and prospers.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
His wife had divorced him, and he had married the girl and prospered.
Edith Wharton -- Ethan Frome
Although he had prospered in his motherland Okonkwo knew that he would have prospered even more in Umuofia, in the land of his fathers where men were bold and warlike.
Chinua Achebe -- Things Fall Apart
But the Jews did not only prosper economically.
Chaim Potok -- The Chosen
Like thee, may New Switzerland flourish and prosper—good, happy and free!
Johann Wyss -- The Swiss Family Robinson
It is impossible for one country to prosper in the midst of a starving world.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
I knelt and she said, "te doy esta bendicion en el nombre del Padre, del Hijo, y el Espiritu Santo," and she wished that I would prosper from the instruction of her brothers.
Rudolfo Anaya -- Bless Me, Ultima
He bought out a bankrupt cropdusting company, turned it into an airmail service, and prospered.
Stephen King -- The Shining
Whoever comes into the woods to deal with the natives, must use Indian fashions, if he would wish to prosper in his undertakings.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Last of the Mohicans
I lived, in fact, on the most prosperous farm in a prospering district.
John Wyndham -- The Chrysalids
Poor Tamoszius was a man without any relatives, and with a wonderful talent besides, and he ought to have made money and prospered; but he had fallen in love, and so given hostages to fortune, and was doomed to be dragged down too.
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
There for a thousand years they were little troubled by wars, and they prospered and multiplied after the Dark Plague (S.R. 37) until the disaster of the Long Winter and the famine that followed it.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Fellowship of the Ring
While Fantine had been slowly descending from wretchedness to wretchedness, her native town had prospered.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
I have already said, that for my prospering there, I am sensible I may be indebted to you, sir.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
Wand of cider, never prosper.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Upon which the old gentleman turning to me gravely, said, "Young man, you ought never to go to sea any more, but to take this for a certain sign that you never will prosper in a sea-faring condition."
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
Water wants to join water, youth wants to join youth, your son is not in the place where he can prosper.
Hermann Hesse -- Siddhartha
He was the one, by the way, who made the family fortune, but I don’t want you to imagine him as the sort of man who slaved over his business, working diligently and watching it grow, prospering slowly over time.
Nicholas Sparks -- A Walk to Remember
To prosper, a zoo needs parliamentary government, democratic elections, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of association, rule of law and everything else enshrined in India’s Constitution.
Yann Martel -- Life of Pi
As the years passed and his coal company prospered, Mr. Carter had concrete sidewalks poured, the streets paved, and the town fenced to keep cows from roaming the streets.
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
The sole places that seemed to prosper amid the general blight of the place, were the public-houses; and in them, the lowest orders of Irish were wrangling with might and main.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
’twas a sweet marriage, and we prosper well in our return.
William Shakespeare -- The Tempest
And last, I summon spirit to complete our circle and ask that you fill us with connection, so that as your children we may prosper together.
P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast -- Marked
How are you and how do you prosper? I would like to see you.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
Well, there, sir, is another proof that good people are never rewarded on this earth, and that none but the wicked prosper.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
But you may prosper, for all that: there is no just God that governs the earth righteously, but a God of lies, that bears witness against the innocent.