Quotes by property
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French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Theories are private property, but truth is common stock.
British writer 1815-1882
A fellow oughtn't to let his family property go to pieces.
English poet 1612-1680
A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
German philosopher 1770-1831
An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think.
Animals are considered as property only. To destroy or to abuse them, from malice to the proprietor, or with an intention injurious to his interest in them, is criminal. But the animals themselves are without protection. The law regards them not substantively. They have no RIGHTS!
American statesman, President 1751-1836
As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights.
American president (7th) 1767-1845
As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
Scottish Economist 1723-1790
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
Authority is not a quality one person ''has,'' in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-1696
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.
American video artist 1951-
Creativity is not the property of artists alone. It's a basic element of the human character, no matter what culture you're in, no matter where you are on Earth or in history.
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