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Ruminants are a perfectly normal thing to possess when you live in upstate New York. It's just moving scenery. It's kind of like the equivalent of Great Danes. It's the way you keep your grass mowed. It's the way you keep your weed-whacking to a minimum.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Do you think it is only a little thing to possess a house from which lovely things can be seen?
Saint Teresa of Avila
Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything.
There is no more defiant denial of one man's ability to possess one woman exclusively than the prostitute who refuses to redeemed.
My failure to lay aside the sin that so easily entangles is the direct result of my refusal to die to my natural proclivity toward attaining my own freedom, meaning, value, worth, and righteousness - not believing that, by virtue of my Spirit - wrought union with Christ, everything I need, I already possess.
We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
A companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man may possess, but a friend loves the man himself.
What is it worth to possess the riches of the world, when a man comes to face Eternity?
Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.
Edgar Lee Masters
To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm.
Friedrich August von Hayek
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
I've always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence - qualities older women possess. They've been on the Earth a little longer. They're more seasoned. They don't play games. They know what they want, and they're not afraid to tell you.
I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts - absolute gifts - which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul.
He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.
Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
I strongly believe that the Second Amendment creates an individual right to possess and use guns for purposes of both hunting and self-defense.
The thing that we possess, that machines don't, is the ability to exhibit wisdom.
Americans need never fear their government because of the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation.
Mathematicians may flatter themselves that they possess new ideas which mere human language is as yet unable to express.
James C. Maxwell
When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
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
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.
Each man has his own desires; all do not possess the same inclinations.
Businessmen are not in business to lose customers, and schools do not exist to free their clients from the agencies of mass persuasion. School and media possess a productive monopoly upon the imagination of a child.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.
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