Property Quotes

Wherever there is great property, there is great ine...

Wherever there is great property, there is great inequality... for one very rich man, there must be at least five hundred poor. -- Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
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"Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are tho...

"Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are those acts by which one man harms the person or property of another. Vices are simply the errors which a man makes in his search after his own happiness." -- Lysander Spooner
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True wealth lies not in the...

True wealth lies not in the ownership of property but in the right to use it - Aristotle
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Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and pres...

Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them. ...Thomas Paine
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A bikini is like a barbed wire fe...

A bikini is like a barbed wire fence. It protects the property without obstructing the view..... Joey Adams
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Beto O'Rourke is a private citizen with a crimin...

Beto O'Rourke is a private citizen with a criminal record threatening to steal our legally possessed property. Never look at it any other way than that.
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โ€œWhile property is good, life is b...

โ€œWhile property is good, life is better; while possessions are valuable, life is pricelessโ€ -Stephen S. Wise
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โ€œHuman conscience tells us that a person higher...

โ€œHuman conscience tells us that a person higher or lower than anyone else is not because of knowledge, property or position but virtue.โ€ -Khem Veasna
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โ€œPeople are frugal in guarding their personal property; but...

โ€œPeople are frugal in guarding their personal property; but as soon as it comes to squandering time they are most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy.โ€ โ€“ Seneca
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โ€œIn Russia a man is called reactionary if...

โ€œIn Russia a man is called reactionary if he objects to having his property stolen and his wife and children murdered.โ€ Churchill
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Regrets are the nat...

Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs. Charles Dickens
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โ€œLadies like a man to rescue. A job that offers a chal...

โ€œLadies like a man to rescue. A job that offers a challenge. They can annex the property at a cheap rate, and ruthlessly develop it.โ€ -- Anthony Powell (Temporary Kings)
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"If the American people allow private banks to control the issuance of their currency . . ., the ...

"If the American people allow private banks to control the issuance of their currency . . ., the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all their property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered" - Thomas Jefferson
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"No one may threaten or commit violence against another man's person or proper...

"No one may threaten or commit violence against another man's person or property. Violence may be employed only against the man who commits such violence; that is, only defensively against the aggressive violence of another. - Murray Rothbard
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"There are two modes of invading private property; the first, by which the poor plunder the ric...

"There are two modes of invading private property; the first, by which the poor plunder the rich ... sudden and violent; the second, by which the rich plunder the poor, slow and legal." -- John Taylor, "An Inquiry into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the United States" (1814)
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"The earth is given as a common stock for men to labor and to live on ... Wherever...

"The earth is given as a common stock for men to labor and to live on ... Wherever in any country there are idle lands and unemployed poor, it is clear that the laws of property have been so far extended as to violate natural right." - Thomas Jefferson.
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โ€œA State divided into a small number of rich and a large number of poor will ...

โ€œA State divided into a small number of rich and a large number of poor will always develop a government manipulated by the rich to protect the amenities represented by their property.โ€ โ€“Harold Laski British political theorist (1893-1950)
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โ€œWhere justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and ...

โ€œWhere justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.โ€ โ€”Frederick Douglass
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Prophetic Thomas Jefferson "If the American people ever allow private banks to con...

Prophetic Thomas Jefferson "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property..."
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โ€œHappiness lies in conquering one's enemies, in driving them ...

โ€œHappiness lies in conquering one's enemies, in driving them in front of oneself, in taking their property, in savoring their despair, in outraging their wives and daughters.โ€ -Genghis Khan
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"success is not the propert...

"success is not the property of brilliants it belongs to those who believes in hard work"
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"A power to dispose of estates for ever is manifestly absurd. The earth and the fu...

"A power to dispose of estates for ever is manifestly absurd. The earth and the fulness of it belongs to every generation, and the preceding one can have no right to bind it up from posterity. Such extension of property is quite unnatural." - Adam Smith
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"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency...th...

"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency...the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered."Thomas Jefferson
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"Intellectual Proper...

"Intellectual Property is the oil of the 21st century" - Mark Getty
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"I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to rem...

"I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few." - Benjamin Disraeli
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โ€œCivil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property,...

โ€œCivil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.โ€ - Adam Smith
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"The more fundamental ...

"The more fundamental the principle...the more transitive the property."
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