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Of a rich man who was mean and niggardly, he said, "That man does
not possess his estate, but read more

Of a rich man who was mean and niggardly, he said, "That man does
not possess his estate, but his estate possesses him."

by Laertius Diogenes Found in: Possession Quotes,
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For what one has in black and white,
One can carry home in comfort.
[Ger., Denn was read more

For what one has in black and white,
One can carry home in comfort.
[Ger., Denn was man schwarz auf weiss besitzt,
Kann man getrost nach Hause tragen.]

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It is said, that the thing you possess is worth more than two you
may have in the future. read more

It is said, that the thing you possess is worth more than two you
may have in the future. The one is sure and the other is not.
[Fr., Un tiens vaut, ce dit-on, mieux que deux tu l'auras.
L'un est sur, l'autre ne l'est pas.]

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This is the truth as I see it, my dear,
Out in the wind and the rain:
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This is the truth as I see it, my dear,
Out in the wind and the rain:
They who have nothing have little to fear,
Nothing to lose or to gain.

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For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have
abundance: but from him that hath read more

For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have
abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even
that which he hath.

by Bible Found in: Possession Quotes,
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What is dishonorably got, is dishonorably squandered.
[Lat., Male parta, male dilabuntur.]

What is dishonorably got, is dishonorably squandered.
[Lat., Male parta, male dilabuntur.]

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My apple trees will never get across
And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him.
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My apple trees will never get across
And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him.
He only says, "Good fences make good neighbors."

by Robert Lee Frost Found in: Possession Quotes,
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How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to read more

How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become - to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.

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A certain man has called us, "of all peoples the wisest in
action," but he added, "the stupidest in read more

A certain man has called us, "of all peoples the wisest in
action," but he added, "the stupidest in speech."

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: England Quotes,
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