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Quotes And Sayings About Possession

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It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power.
~By Joan Didion ~


The wavering mind is but a base possession.
~By Euripides ~


Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The possessions of the rich are stolen property.
~By Pierre-Joseph Proudhon ~


Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


Reason is an action of the mind; knowledge is a possession of the mind; but faith is an attitude of the person. It means you are prepared to stake yourself on something being so.
~By Michael Ramsey ~


Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.
~By Andre Breton ~


Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
~By Henry Chadwick ~


Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.
~By George Meredith ~


Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.
~By Stefan Kanfer ~


I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.
~By George Santayana ~


I personally think intellectual property is an oxymoron. Physical objects have a completely different natural economy than intellectual goods. It's a tricky thing to try to own something that remains in your possession even after you give it to many others.
~By John Perry Barlow ~


Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
~By Sophocles ~


India profoundly changed my outlook on life because you see how people can be content and very happy with little or even no possessions. It's the reverse of the West.
~By Gary Wright ~


It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused their monopoly of legal knowledge; and at all events their exclusive possession of the law was a formidable impediment to the success of those popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.
~By Brigham Young ~


Indeed, whenever a new idea is developed, as for example ballooning, warfare immediately takes possession.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death.
~By Peter Tosh ~


Genius is not a possession of the limited few, but exists in some degree in everyone. Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties, genius will manifest itself.
~By Robert Henri ~


The possession of arbitrary power has always, the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility, magnanimity, and truth.
~By Frederick Law Olmsted ~


Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.
~By Vera Brittain ~


I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
~By William Hazlitt ~


An anxious unrest, a fierce craving desire for gain has taken possession of the commercial world, and in instances no longer rare the most precious and permanent goods of human life have been madly sacrificed in the interests of momentary enrichment.
~By Felix Adler ~


Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!
~By Mother Jones ~


Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
~By John Randolph ~


A child's appetite for new toys appeal to the desire for ownership and appropriation: the appeal of toys comes to lie not in their use but in their status as possessions.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
~By Andre Gide ~


Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world.
~By Julia Gardiner Tyler ~


As for September 11, let us not too easily grant the Americans possession of that date on the calendar. Like May 1 or July 14 or December 25, September 11 may seem full of significance to some people, while to other people it is just another day.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
~By Epicurus ~


I was one of those people who put too much emphasis on work and career and material possessions, and it took its toll on all my relationships, on my physical health, my emotional and mental health.
~By Tony Shalhoub ~


In five years I have never had a match where my team has had less possession than the opponents.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


It is not her body that he wants but it is only through her body that he can take possession of another human being, so he must labor upon her body, he must enter her body, to make his claim.
~By Joyce Carol Oates ~


It's time we permanently repeal the tax on possessions that people leave to their children.
~By Bill Nelson ~


Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem.
~By John Lennon ~


It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Clothes should look as if a woman was born into them. It is a form of possession, this belonging to one another.
~By Geoffrey Beene ~


Sin is basically a denial of God's right of possession.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


But when I direct I become possessed, a possession I've never quite understood.
~By Ted Kotcheff ~


Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.
~By Herodotus ~


As photographs give people an imaginary possession of a past that is unreal, they also help people to take possession of space in which they are insecure.
~By Susan Sontag ~


The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
~By Paul Dirac ~


Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession - a property entirely our own.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


The only thing I would like is to have more control of the game in terms of possession.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


This is the most intimate relationship between literature and its readers: they treat the text as a part of themselves, as a possession.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


I was a little nervous backstage. But I had this book, Gandhi. I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts. Presently, this book is my prized possession.
~By Nafisa Joseph ~


If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.
~By Jesus Christ ~


Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal.
~By Sallust ~


God saw fit, for wise reasons to allow the people of Israel thus to make and possess slaves; but is this any license to us to enslave any of our fellow-men, to kill any of our fellow-men whom we please and are able to destroy, and take possession of their estates?
~By Samuel Hopkins ~


We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction.
~By Bob Graham ~


The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
~By Anais Nin ~


They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other.
~By Henry Walter Bates ~


The richness of the world, all artificial pleasures, have the taste of sickness and give off a smell of death in the face of certain spiritual possessions.
~By Georges Rouault ~


Strangely enough, they have a mind to till the soil, and the love of possessions is a disease in them.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Nothing is so wearing as the possession or abuse of liberty.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
~By Epictetus ~


One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
~By Sophocles ~


If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


The possession of anything begins in the mind.
~By Bruce Lee ~


One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.
~By Chanakya ~


A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.
~By Epicurus ~


All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
~By John Locke ~


I grew with it, and I used to go to see the monks, who had no possessions, even more extreme than my mother.
~By Satish Kumar ~


Truth is the greatest of all national possessions. A state, a people, a system which suppresses the truth or fears to publish it, deserves to collapse.
~By Kurt Eisner ~


Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which, nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions.
~By Charles Babbage ~


See the things you want as already yours. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.
~By Robert Collier ~


For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity.
~By George Orwell ~


Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition.
~By Eli Khamarov ~


Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


One's religion is one's own possession and he has a right to it.
~By Paul Harris ~


How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public.
~By Harry Houdini ~


The first, that their pretensions to this possession of an art properly so called in their art of speaking are entirely unfounded; and the second, that they are involved in a profound mistake in their confusion of the good with the pleasant.
~By Friedrich Schleiermacher ~


My father was a poor man, very poor in a British colonial possession where class and race were very important.
~By Sidney Poitier ~


In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


The independence of the United States is not only more precious to ourselves but to the world than any single possession.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


The real duty of man is not to extend his power or multiply his wealth beyond his needs, but to enrich and enjoy his imperishable possession: his soul.
~By Gilbert Highet ~


The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
~By Martin Luther ~


The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
~By Albert Camus ~


Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
~By John Wooden ~


No people come into possession of a culture without having paid a heavy price for it.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


We are told that the possession of nuclear weapons - in some cases even the testing of these weapons - is essential for national security. But this argument can be made by other countries as well.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


I would also point out that many governments that chose not to support this war - certainly, the French president, Jacques Chirac, as I recall in April of last year, referred to Iraq's possession of WMD.
~By David Kay ~

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