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Possession Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Every time I took a long leave from home,
I felt as if I were going to conquer the world.
Or rather, take possession of what is my birthright,
my inheritance.
- Ella Maillart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is
one of the requisites to further achievement.
- John Hope

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
- Francis Bacon

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

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

Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any
possession earth can give.
- David O. McKay

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

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

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.
- Barbara de Angelis

I have come slowly into possession of such powers as I have.
I receive the opinions of my day.
I do not conceive them.
But I receive them into a vivid mind.
- Woodrow Wilson

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

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

The wavering mind is but a base possession.
- Euripides

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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