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Possesses Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Possesses are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

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Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed.
- Khalil Gibran

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

The rules have changed.
True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf,
not gun cabinet or wallet.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

 

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand -
its elements are hunger,
envy, and death.
- Heinrich Heine

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

It is a cliche these days to observe that the United
States now possesses a global empire -
different from Britain's and Rome's but an empire nonetheless.
- Robert D. Kaplan


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In the land of my birth I cannot vote,
whereas a young person of eighteen can vote.
And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -
a white skin.
- Desmond Tutu

Color possesses me.
I don't have to pursue it.
It will possess me always, I know it.
That is the meaning of this happy hour:
Color and I are one.
I am a painter.
- Paul Klee

The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose.
- J. Martin Kohe

A tree against the sky possesses the same interest,
the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.
- Georges Rouault

Europe has united, China is growing speedily and Russia
possesses immense power in terms of fuel resources.
The US administration cannot do anything about it.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses,
but not how many friends.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which
possesses money and nothing else.
- Andrew Carnegie

Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it,
or thinks he does, as it is to its victims;
the second it crushes,
the first it intoxicates.
The truth is, nobody really possesses it.
- Simone Weil

Every country possesses, it seems, the sort of cuisine it deserves,
which is to say the sort of cuisine it is appreciative enough to want.
- Waverley Lewis Root

On the other hand, the American public possesses a
great resilience and strength,
and good risk communication strategies can tap into
and even amplify those assets.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

Whoever thinks that he alone has speech,
or possesses speech or mind above others,
when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
- Sophocles

Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses
an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination.
- Olympia Snowe

Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
- Malcolm Cowley

It often happens that when a person possesses a particular
ability to an extraordinary degree,
nature makes up for it by leaving him or her incompetent
in every other department.
- Robert Shea

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but
also the spirit of his friends.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university,
ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds
it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.
- Charles Babbage

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,
a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these,
he may venture to call himself an architect.
- Walter Scott

A man possesses talent; genius possesses the man.
- Isaac Stern

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed,
for love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

Cambodia possesses now the rights to look far into
the future and everything for making a future construction
is waiting for the Cambodian own efforts.
- Hun Sen

Life exists in the universe only because the carbon
atom possesses certain exceptional properties.
- James Jeans

The race of children possesses magically sagacious powers.
- Gail Godwin

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.
- Peace Pilgrim

Two things are as big as the man who possesses them -
neither bigger nor smaller.
One is a minute, the other a dollar.
- Channing Pollock

A lie will easily get you out of a scrape,
and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses
you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
- Charles Edward Montague

The man who can speak acceptably is usually given credit
for an ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses.
- Lowell Thomas

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all
he wishes to in this world,
and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
- Christopher Columbus

Humanity today possesses sufficient economic,
cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order.
- Hans Kung

I believe every one of us possesses a fundamental right to tell our own story.
- Joyce Maynard

The craft of painting has virtually disappeared.
There is hardly anyone left who really possesses it.
For evidence one has only to look at the painters of this century.
- Balthus

The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned
and restricted by the effects of prior presents,
possesses genuine initiative.
- Corliss Lamont

God too longs; and because the Absolute Life itself,
which dwells in our life, and inspires these very longings,
possesses the true world, and is that world.
- Josiah Royce

Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp
of the individual who possesses it.
- Madame de Stael

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.
We give it orders which make no sense.
- Henry Miller

It is good taste, and good taste alone,
that possesses the power to sterilize and is always
the first handicap to any creative functioning.
- Salvador Dali

The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other
animals is the means of his support-the power which
he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.
- Thomas Malthus

For me, each nuance of a color is in some way an individual,
a being who is not only from the same race as the base color,
but who definitely possesses a distinct character and personal soul.
- Yves Klein

It is not the truth that a man possesses,
or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort
which he puts forward to reach the truth,
which constitutes the worth of a man.
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

The essence of our effort to see that every child has
a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity,
not to become equal, but to become different-to realize
whatever unique potential of body,
mind and spirit he or she possesses.
- John Fischer

In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church,
there is requisite an authority received from God,
and consequently power and knowledge imparted from
God for the exercise of such ministry;
and where a man possesses these,
although the bis.
- John Wycliffe

There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection,
who does not understand that it is one Being who both
created all things and governs them with the same energy
by which He created them.
- Lactantius

That means that every human being - without distinction of sex,
age, race, skin color, language, religion,
political view, or national or social origin -
possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.
- Hans Kung

I just love the fact that a man possesses something
that a woman can never understand because we don't
have the experiences of it and that a woman possesses
something that the man doesn't understand because only she possesses it.
- Cameron Diaz

O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state!
It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord.
It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous
endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

Torture is an impermissible evil.
Except under two circumstances.
The first is the ticking time bomb.
An innocent's life is at stake.
The bad guy you have captured possesses information
that could save this life.
He refuses to divulge.
In such a case, the choice is easy.
- Charles Krauthammer

For the Gulf States, perhaps no forage crop of which
the available seed supply is relatively abundant exceeds
the velvet bean in potential value.
This legume possesses also the ability to make a crop
when planted relatively late.
- David F. Houston

We believe, as the President has indicated,
that this combination of a rogue state that possesses
weapons of mass destruction and has known ties to terrorist organizations,
is a grave threat to the people of the United States
and to other countries around the world.
- Paul Cellucci

In the most intimate, hidden and innermost ground of the soul,
God is always essentially, actively,
and substantially present.
Here the soul possesses everything by grace which God possesses by nature.
- Johannes Tauler

The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past,
the present, and the future, that we bear within us;
whoever possesses but one of these terms,
has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
- Edgar Quinet

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.
- John Cage

Good nature is worth more than knowledge,
more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
- Henry Ward Beecher

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle,
that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail,
that will to be rightful must be reasonable;
that the minority possess their equal rights,
which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
- Thomas Jefferson

We do not yet possess ourselves,
and we know at the same time
that we are much more.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess,
but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We, who are the living, possess the past.
Tomorrow is for our martyrs.
- James L. Farmer, Jr.


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