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Possess Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Possess

Please enjoy these Possess Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

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If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

 

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not yet possess ourselves,
and we know at the same time
that we are much more.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess,
but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Good nature is worth more than knowledge,
more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.
- John Cage

I have everything, yet have nothing;
and although I possess nothing,
still of nothing am I in want.
- Jean Racine

Each man has his own desires; all do not possess the same inclinations.
- Aulus Persius Flaccus

To possess taste, one must have some soul.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

An artist must possess Nature.
He must identify himself with her rhythm,
by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will
later enable him to express himself in his own language.
- Henri Matisse

Our country may be likened to a new house.
We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all -
liberty!
- James Monroe

Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything.
- Morihei Ueshiba

Only when one is able to grasp wideness can one possess it.
- Ella Maillart

Oh, how great peace and quietness would he possess
who should cut off all vain anxiety and place all his confidence in God.
- Thomas Kempis

Mathematicians may flatter themselves that they possess
new ideas which mere human language is as yet unable to express.
- James C. Maxwell

Now, there are a very large number of bodily movements,
having their source in our nervous system,
that do not possess the character of conscious actions.
- Wilhelm Wundt

While one party may possess the levers of power,
one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas.
Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to
craft effective solutions.
- Bill Owens

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to
maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles,
the character of an honest man.
- George Washington

Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
- Malcolm Cowley

I have held many things in my hands,
and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands,
that I still possess.
- Martin Luther

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men
the greatest asset I possess.
The way to develop the best that is in a man is by
appreciation and encouragement.
- Charles Schwab

Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as
machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture -
academia,
the most powerful media and many of our courts.
- Marvin Olasky

A community is democratic only when the humblest and
weakest person can enjoy the highest civil,
economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
- A. Philip Randolph

A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell;
And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
- Louisa May Alcott

To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole
body of people always possess arms and be taught alike,
especially when young, how to use them.
- Richard Henry Lee

Lebanon is caught in a cycle of threats.
And it is our duty to be strong and capable of defending our country.
But we will not clarify or explain what we do or do not possess.
- Hassan Nasrallah

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong
that it deters us from striving to possess it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an
influence more powerful over many than the worth of
character or the magic of manners.
- Louisa May Alcott

It is better to believe that a man does possess good
qualities than to assert that he does not.
- John Francis Davis

To have another language is to possess a second soul.
- Charlemagne

All wish to possess knowledge, but few,
comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
- Juvenal

A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess,
but a friend loves the man himself.
- James Boswell

The few men who possess the wealth of the material
things of the earth at the present time are not truly happy.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

He was one of those men who possess almost every gift,
except the gift of the power to use them.
- Charles Kingsley

History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches,
it does not fight battles.
It is men, real, living, who do all this.
- Karl Marx

The different ness of races, moreover,
is no evidence of superiority or of inferiority.
This merely indicates that each race has certain gifts
which the others do not possess.
- Carter G. Woodson

Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase.
I can with ease become an ordinary fool.
I may be one now.
But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.
- Dylan Thomas

Throughout human history, the apostles of purity,
those who have claimed to possess a total explanation,
have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
- Salman Rushdie

To get power over is to defile.
To possess is to defile.
- Simone Weil

Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it.
When that happens, a talent becomes a curse.
- Rod Serling

Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humor.
He will always use it in evidence against you.
- Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an
instrument with which to worry myself.
- Mark Rutherford

There is no more defiant denial of one man's ability
to possess one woman exclusively than the prostitute who refuses to redeemed.
- Gail Sheehy

I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine.
You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.
- Elizabeth Taylor

We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

What you possess in the world will be found at the
day of your death to belong to someone else.
But what you are will be yours forever.
- Henry Van Dyke

I am selfish, but that's an attribute that all artists possess.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Men who pass most comfortably through this world are
those who possess good digestions and hard hearts.
- Harriet Martineau

Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.
- George Orwell

With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty.
But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

There are people who possess not so much genius as
a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century,
or even of the decade, before it has done so itself.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly.
Of wit there was little; of philosophy,
none.
What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration,
love of adventure.
- Emanuel Celler

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images,
just watching images passing by which I cannot live in,
make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
- Anais Nin

As I began to discover my own truth and endeavored
to possess it with clarity,
I became more and more alienated from that which my companions held,
or professed to hold.
- Juan Goytisolo

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire,
but my heart is all my own.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Sharp nostalgia, infinite and terrible,
for what I already possess.
- Juan Ramon Jimenez

A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it.
This must be understood from the very beginning.
One must learn from him who knows.
- George Gurdjieff

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess.
I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
- Robert Burns

Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents
meriting an education which his parents cannot afford,
he should be carried forward at the public expense.
- James Madison

God hates violence.
He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property,
not seize it.
- Euripides

There is one Quality, which has somewhat so heavenly in it;
that by so much the more we are possess'd of it,
by so much the more we draw nearer to the Great Author of Nature.
- Eliza Haywood

They that possess the prince possess the laws.
- John Dryden

I believe that children are our future.
Teach them well and let them lead the way.
Show them all the beauty they possess inside.
- Whitney Houston

Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement;
And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.
- Edgar Lee Masters


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