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" A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs. "
" After all my possessions had been burned, God gave me the wisdom to return to Jerusalem. "
Shmuel Yosef Agnon
" All my possessions for a moment of time. "
" A man's 'original and natural right' to make all contracts that are 'intrinsically obligatory,' and to coerce the fulfillment of them, is one of the most valuable and indispensable of all human possessions. "
" Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken. "
Orson Scott Card
" And, of course, it must be asked: is it proper to transact with the Turks for the most reassured of Greek possessions when Greece is under Turkish invasion and subjugation? "
" Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions. "
" Culture and possessions, there is the bourgeoisie for you. "
" Even the poorest in Israel are looked upon as freemen who have lost their possessions, for they are the sons of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. "
Akiva ben Joseph
" Eviction causes loss. You lose not only your home but also your possessions, which are thrown onto the curb or taken by movers, and often you can't keep up payments. "
" For 10 years, I gave away my possessions every year and moved on to a new place. "
" I don't have a lot of clothes or a lot of possessions to bog me down. "
" I don't have many possessions, apart from my books. "
" I felt I was owned by possessions. "
" If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation. "
" I go through life accumulating possessions... I've always done it... and then, every once in a while, a sort of tidal wave comes along and washes them all away. "
" I grew with it, and I used to go to see the monks, who had no possessions, even more extreme than my mother. "
" In our rich consumers' civilization we spin cocoons around ourselves and get possessed by our possessions. "
" It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly. "
" I've never been somebody who needs their car or other material, larger possessions to say something flashy about them. "
" I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions. "
" Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they've stolen. "
" Love is more important than material possessions. "
Thomas F. Wilson
" Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier; and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions. "
" Most of us seem to be buried under our own possessions, and it seems to be getting worse. "
" Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor. But how does the slave differ from his master, but by chance? "
" People who get through life dependent on other people's possessions are always the first to lecture you on how little possessions count. "
" Possessions. The very word is potent - suggestive as it is of ownership both material and erotic. To possess. Possession. Possessed. "
" Praise the Lord, O England's Jerusalem: and Netherland's Zion, praise ye the Lord! He hath secured your gates, and blessed your possessions with peace, even here, where the threatened torch of war was lighted. "
" Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy. "
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