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Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

 

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

Every increased possession
loads us with a new weariness.
- John Ruskin

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Health is the greatest possession.
Contentment is the greatest treasure.
Confidence is the greatest friend.
Non-being is the greatest joy.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

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

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart.
The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
- Carlos Santana

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

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

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

Music is everybody's possession.
It's only publishers who think that people own it.
- John Lennon

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession,
as torment us with their loss.
- Dick Gregory

There have been few things in my life which have had
a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land.
- Harriet Martineau

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

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

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

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

Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have
the courage to defend it.
- Pericles

The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life,
a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good,
by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
- Mortimer Adler

I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks,
your loveliness and the hour of my death.
O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.
- John Keats

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

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

At my age, I realize that my most precious possession is time,
and I've got too much unfinished work to do to spend
even a minute talking about myself.
- Benny Carter

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!
- Mother Jones

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

Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction
with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession
of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.
- Meir Kahane

Loss and possession, death and life are one,
There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
- Hilaire Belloc

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.
- Michael Ramsey

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.
- Bryant H. McGill

I suppose my little Martin acoustic guitar is quickly
becoming a prize possession.
It's a lovely guitar.
I bought it at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2001 before I had cleaned up.
- Graham Coxon

The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile;
virtue is a possession glorious and eternal.
- Sallust

The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession
or in lavish expenditure,
but in its wise application.
- Miguel de Cervantes

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

To criticize is to appreciate, to appropriate,
to take intellectual possession, to establish in fine
a relation with the criticized thing and to make it one's own.
- Henry James

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

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.
- Chanakya

Disarm, disarm.
The sword of murder is not the balance of justice.
Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
- Julia Ward Howe

The greatest possession is self-possession.
- Ethel Watts Mumford

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

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

Great wealth took possession of the government.
It was reflected in Mr. Harding's selection of a cabinet.
- George William Norris

Every right implies a responsibility;
Every opportunity,
an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
- John D. Rockefeller

Considered now as a possession, one may define culture
as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge
that has been well and truly forgotten.
- Albert J. Nock

The wavering mind is but a base possession.
- Euripides

The possession of land seems to be a greater gratification
to the pride and independence of men.
- George Richards Minot

Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent
an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge
them after they have got possession.
- George Washington

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

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

When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth,
we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.
- Eric Hoffer

The belief that there is only one truth,
and that oneself is in possession of it,
is the root of all evil in the world.
- Max Born

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.
- Robert Henri

The possession of anything begins in the mind.
- Bruce Lee

An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
- Pliny the Elder

A man's real possession is his memory.
In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
- Alexander Smith

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.
- Harry Houdini

At no time are we ever in such complete possession of a journey,
down to its last nook and cranny, as when we are busy
with preparations for it.
- Yukio Mishima

Most men have always wanted as much as they could get;
and possession has always blunted the fine edge of their altruism.
- Katherine Fullerton Gerould

Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless.
If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character,
his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
- Alexander Smith

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

It is a truth universally acknowledged,
that a single man in possession of a good fortune,
must be in want of a wife.
- Jane Austen

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

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.
- Gilbert Highet

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

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

It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error,
and another to put him in possession of the truth.
- John Locke


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