Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man.
Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail.
Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.
If a man own land, the land owns him.
The small landholders are the most precious part of a state.
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.
Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another.
This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.
The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.
Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor.It makes you shoot at your landlord and it makes you miss him.
Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples.
Land really is the best art.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one; they promised to take our land, and they did.
Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
No man acquires property without acquiring with it a little arithmetic also.
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