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Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.
Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it. When that happens, a talent becomes a curse.
I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It's more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly.
It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it.
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.
H. P. Lovecraft
We really have to understand the person we want to love. If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love. If we only think of ourselves, if we know only our own needs and ignore the needs of the other person, we cannot love.
To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.
G is Grace, the Flaming Star is the Torch of Reason. Those who possess this knowledge are indeed Illuminati.
If people have a basic understanding of right from wrong, possess a strong desire to better themselves and persist in there cause, they can break the chain of any negative environment.
Enthusiasm is the greatest asset you can possess, for it can take you further than money, power or influence.
We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher
To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it.
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.
Love is really the only thing we can possess, keep with us, and take with us.
Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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