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It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
Do you think it is only a little thing to possess a house from which lovely things can be seen?
Saint Teresa of Avila
Rather than be asked to abandon one's own heritage and to adapt to the mores of the new country, one was expected to possess a treasure of foreign skills and customs that would enrich the resources of American living.
Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.
Now, there are a very large number of bodily movements, having their source in our nervous system, that do not possess the character of conscious actions.
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
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.
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.
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.
Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
Color possesses me. I don't have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it. That is the meaning of this happy hour: Color and I are one. I am a painter.
Experts often possess more data than judgment.
I strongly believe that the Second Amendment creates an individual right to possess and use guns for purposes of both hunting and self-defense.
There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men.
He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
Louisa May Alcott
Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward.
There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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