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Letter "P" » possession
«I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty.»
«Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.»
«Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession»
«A true friend is the best possession.»
«It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife»
«Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.»
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
, give in
, too much
«Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.»
«Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
, Half a Life
, half life
, life force
«I am a Cherokee and it's the proudest little possession I ever hope to have.»
«For it so falls out That what we have we prize not to the worth Whiles we enjoy it, but being lack'd and lost, Why, then we rack the value, then we find The virtue that possession would not show us Whiles it was ours»
Author: William Shakespeare
, the rack