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35+ Possession Quotes

Possessions are those what we buy or acquire. Possessions don't makes us rich, their use makes us rich. This is a collection of 37 quotes on possession and possession sayings.


The possession of anything begins in the mind. - Bruce Lee
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness. - John Ruskin
Possessions are usually diminished by possession. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death. - Peter Tosh
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. - Pliny the Elder
For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity. - George Orwell
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul. - Francis Bacon
The wavering mind is but a base possession. - Euripides
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. - Pericles
When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths. - Eric Hoffer
Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession - a property entirely our own. - Samuel Smiles
Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement. - John Hope
A smile and good energy. They will take you farther than any material possession. - Caroline Ghosn
Every possession matters, and everything goes down to the wire. - Willie Cauley-Stein
The greatest possession is self-possession. - Ethel Watts Mumford
Anyone can be seduced by the possession of power and influence. - Cai Guo-Qiang
Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion. - Mahatma Gandhi
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you. - Andre Gide
The most luxurious possession, the richest treasure anybody has, is his personal dignity. - Jackie Robinson
The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace. - Carlos Santana
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty. - John D. Rockefeller
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery. - Anais Nin
Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity. - George Meredith
Reading is a possession, a march toward a possession. - Italo Calvino
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal. - Sallust
Words are most malignant, the most treacherous possession of mankind. They are saturated with the sorrows of all time. - Louis Sullivan
Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem. - John Lennon
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss. - Dick Gregory
Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession. - Pearl S. Buck
There is one possession that can never be taken away as long as you will not allow it to be taken, and that is your word. - Bill Courtney
Possession means to sit astride the world instead of having it astride of you. - Charles Kingsley
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness. - John Ruskin
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. - Pliny The Younger
It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment. - Carl Friedrich Gauss
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Health is the greatest possession. - Laozi
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