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Most people seek after what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
What a man has honestly acquired is absolutely his own, which he may freely give, but cannot be taken from him without his consent.
Fie on possession, But if a man be vertuous withal.
To keep demands as much skill as to win.
To possess, is past the instant We achieve the Joy-Immortality contented Were Anomaly.
Our life on earth is, and ought to be, material and carnal. But we have not yet learned to manage our materialism and carnality properly; they are still entangled with the desire for ownership.
How sweet an emotion is possession! What charm is inherent in ownership! What a foundation for vanity, even for the greater quality of self-respect, lies in a little property!
Nothing can be so perfect while we possess it as it will seem when remembered.
It is disastrous to own more of anything than you can possess, and it is one of the most fundamental laws of human nature that our power actually to possess is limited.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
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