Possession Quotes

Wealth consists not in hav...

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants (c) Epictetus
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β€œIf you love a flower, don't pick it up. Because if you pick it up i...

β€œIf you love a flower, don't pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.” - Osho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 10
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"The most luxurious possession, th...

"The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity." - Jackie Robinson
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β€œHappiness is not in the mere possession of mo...

β€œHappiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
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"You give but little when you give of yo...

"You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give." -- Khalil Gibran.
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"Men are not great or small because of thei...

"Men are not great or small because of their material possessions. They are great or small because of what they are." β€”James Cash Penney
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"Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be ...

"Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable." - Alexander the Great
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β€œ A man with little possession...

β€œ A man with little possessions is content, and a man with a zillion possessions is confused.”-me
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β€œWhile property is good, life is b...

β€œWhile property is good, life is better; while possessions are valuable, life is priceless” -Stephen S. Wise
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β€œLiberals feel unworthy of their poss...

β€œLiberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they've stolen.” -- Mort Sahl
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β€œLove does not claim p...

β€œLove does not claim possession, but gives freedom.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
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Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fal...

Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity. Oscar Wilde
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I have written my work, not as an essay to win the...

I have written my work, not as an essay to win the applause of the moment, but as a possession for all time. β€” Thucydides, β€œHistory of the Peloponnesian War”
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The most precious possession you have in this world is your own people. And fo...

The most precious possession you have in this world is your own people. And for this people, and for the sake of this people, we will struggle and fight, and never slacken, never tire, never lose courage, and never lose faith. -Adolf Hitler
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"When you are wrestling for posse...

"When you are wrestling for possession of a sword, the man with the handle always wins." -Neal Stephenson
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The belief that there is only one truth, ...

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
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"Trying to be happy by accumulating posse...

"Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body." -Carlin
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Happiness resides not in poss...

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. Democritus
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"Spirits fly on dangerous missions imaginations on fire. Focused high on soaring ambitio...

"Spirits fly on dangerous missions imaginations on fire. Focused high on soaring ambitions consumed in a single desire. In the grip of a nameless possession. A slave to the drive of obsession. A spirit with a vision is a dream with a mission." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Mission)
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"Happiness is an inside job and has very l...

"Happiness is an inside job and has very little to do with substances, money, possessions, pleasure or circumstances"--Mathew Kelley
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 26
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"If you love a flower, do not pluck it. Because if you pl...

"If you love a flower, do not pluck it. Because if you pluck it, it dies and ceases to be what you love. So let it be. Love is not about possession, love is about appreciation."
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"Go for the moon. If you don't get it, you'll still be heading for a star....

"Go for the moon. If you don't get it, you'll still be heading for a star. Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of the creative effort." --Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Physical comforts cannot subdue mental suffering, and if we look close...

Physical comforts cannot subdue mental suffering, and if we look closely, we can see that those who have many possessions are not necessarily happy. In fact, being wealthy often brings even more anxiety. - Dalai Lama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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Love does not claim p...

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. Rabindranath Tagore
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"Not the truth in whose possession any person is, or thinks th...

"Not the truth in whose possession any person is, or thinks they are, but the honest effort they have made to find out the truth, is what constitutes the worth of a human being." -G. E. Lessing
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"It is our belief that love of possessions is a weakness that must be overcome....

"It is our belief that love of possessions is a weakness that must be overcome. In time it will disrupt one's spiritual balance. Therefore children are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving." - Ohiyesa
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"Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be ...

"Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable." - Alexander the Great
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β€œIf you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up i...

β€œIf you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.”- Osho
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The possession of knowledge does...

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
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The belief that there is only one truth, ...

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
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"If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up i...

"If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation." - Osho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 17
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Trying to be happy by accumulating possessi...

Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body. - George Carlin
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"An object in possession seldom r...

"An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit." -Pliny the Younger, Letters
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"A true friend is the most precious of all po...

"A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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"Wealth consists not in hav...

"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." – Epictetus
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"An item in possession seldom ...

"An item in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit." - Pliny the Younger
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"The most precious possessi...

"The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"Do not give in too much to feelings. A over...

"Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"I believe that every right implies a respon...

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