Chinese proverb on prosperity & growth

“I’m told that there is a Chinese proverb that says: 

If you want one year of prosperity, then grow grain. 

If you want 10 years of prosperity, then grow trees. 

But if you want 100 years of prosperity, then you grow people.”

(Via Remarks by President Obama and President Hu of the People’s Republic of China in an Exchange of Toasts at State Dinner | The White House)