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Possession Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Possession and Love

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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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city,
and yet be forced to surrender.
- Thomas Browne

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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