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I'm no expert. I have no psychic powers, and I sure don't possess any secret wisdom. I'm just Janet. I have strengths, weaknesses, fears, happiness, sadness. I experience joy and I experience pain. I'm highly emotional. I'm very vulnerable.
We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
The passion for art is, as for believers, very religious. It unites people, its message is of common humanity. Art has become my religion - others pray in church. It's a banality, but you don't possess art, it possesses you. It's like falling in love.
When we consider the fact that nearly three-quarters of the surface of the globe is covered by oceanic water, we begin to realise that the molecular scattering of light in liquids may possess an astronomical significance, in fact contribute in an important degree to the observed albedo of the earth.
C. V. Raman
I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you.
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we are much more.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher
Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.
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.
To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it.
The highest proof of the spirit is love. Love the eternal thing which can already on earth possess as it really is.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize 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.
There are those who believe Black people possess the secret of joy and that it is this that will sustain them through any spiritual or moral or physical devastation.
Love is really the only thing we can possess, keep with us, and take with us.
Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
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.
To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.
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.
A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
Louisa May Alcott
Do you think it is only a little thing to possess a house from which lovely things can be seen?
Saint Teresa of Avila
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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