Possessions Quotes

As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights. Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions

James Madison

Grant that I may become beautiful in my soul within, and that all my external possessions may be in harmony with my inner self. May I consider the wise to be rich, and may I have such riches as only a person of self-restraint can bear or endure


The eyes have a property in things and territories not named in any title-deeds, and are the owners of our choicest possessions.

Amos Bronson Alcott

True love is the most enduring of all of life's worldly possessions, never tarnishing over time, but ever to remain bright and brilliant in the light of love.


Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.

Stefan Kanfer

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Kahlil Gibran

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

Anthony J D'Angelo

The magic of sex is itís acquisition without the burden of possessions. No matter how many women you take home, thereís no storage problem.

Chuck Palahniuk

There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who renounces possessions

Anais Nin

People can be unreliable and disloyal; possessions can lose their value; jobs that once stimulated you can become boring. But principles remain steady through it all.

Nido Qubein

A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring

La Rochefoucauld

Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.

Stefan Kanfer

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth ... The trite subjects of human efforts - possessions, outward success, luxury - have always seemed to me contemptible.

Albert Einstein 1879

My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants.

Brotherton, J

In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result. Chance is not. Gifts, powers, material, intellectual, and spiritual possessions are the fruits of effort; they are thoughts completed, objects accomplished, visions realized. The Vision that you glorify in your mind, the Ideal that you enthrone in your heart this you will build your life by, this you will become.

James Allen

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