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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Nafisa Joseph

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

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

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

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

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

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

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just
escaped from adolescence,
but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
- Coco Chanel

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

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

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

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.
- Susan Sontag

Those in possession of absolute power can not only
prophesy and make their prophecies come true,
but they can also lie and make their lies come true.
- Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Animals are in possession of themselves;
their soul is in possession of their body.
But they have no right to their life,
because they do not will it.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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

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

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 the possession of truth, but the success
which attends the seeking after it,
that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
- Max Planck

I don't know much about football but everyone seems
to say that it is all about possession.
- Julie Harris

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

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

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

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

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

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

Each of us have things and thoughts and descriptions
of an amazing universe in our possession that kings
in the 17th Century would have gone to war to possess.
- Kary Mullis

In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest
eagerness he finds not half the pleasure in the possession
that he proposed to himself in the expectation.
- Robert South

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

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

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

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

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

Man should not consider his material possession his own,
but as common to all, so as to share them without hesitation when others are in need.
- Thomas Aquinas

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

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

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

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

The man who acquires the ability to take full possession
of his own mind may take possession of anything else
to which he is justly entitled.
- Andrew Carnegie

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.
- Albert Camus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
- Anthony Burgess

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


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