Quotes: possession

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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
  • John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller
    American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-1937
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    Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    For a creative writer possession of the ''truth'' is less important than emotional sincerity.
  • Vera Brittain
    Vera Brittain
    English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist 1893-1970
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    Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.
  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson
    English playwright and poet 1572-1637
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    Cares that have entered once in the breast, will have whole possession of the rest.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
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    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.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
  • John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller
    American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-1937
    John D. Rockefeller
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    Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
  • Eric Butterworth
    Eric Butterworth
    American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
    Eric Butterworth
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    Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself-a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
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