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She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
Louisa May Alcott
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.
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth.
Pliny the Elder
To possess taste, one must have some soul.
Luc de Clapiers
Lebanon is caught in a cycle of threats. And it is our duty to be strong and capable of defending our country. But we will not clarify or explain what we do or do not possess.
Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us?
There are people who possess not so much genius as a certain talent for perceiving the desires of the century, or even of the decade, before it has done so itself.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I am selfish, but that's an attribute that all artists possess.
How could this world be so unlike the world that I believed I was living in? I can't describe it. Do I not want to describe it, or do I simply not possess the vocabulary?
Jonathan Safran Foer
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it. When that happens, a talent becomes a curse.
If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess.
Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.
We believe that what we possess we don't ultimately own. God is merely entrusting it to us. And one of the conditions of that trust is that we share what we have with those who have less. So, if you don't give to people in need, you can hardly call yourself a Jew. Even the most unbelieving Jew knows that.
Oh, how great peace and quietness would he possess who should cut off all vain anxiety and place all his confidence in God.
Thomas a Kempis
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.
We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
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.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.
Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.
All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.
There is no more defiant denial of one man's ability to possess one woman exclusively than the prostitute who refuses to redeemed.
I do not gather things, I prefer to rent them rather than to possess them.
We have evidence that Iran makes a reactor to possess nuclear weapons.
I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.
Every person who will learn the right way, and who will then continue diligently to follow that right way, is absolutely certain in time to possess great riches and all attending blessings.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
The few men who possess the wealth of the material things of the earth at the present time are not truly happy.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
I am sure that instinctively we wish to be everything, to possess it-why cut the rose or marry the man, otherwise?
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