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My father was a poor man, very poor in a British colonial possession where class and race were very important.
As far as love is concerned, possession, power, fusion and disenchantment are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
To criticize is to appreciate, to appropriate, to take intellectual possession, to establish in fine a relation with the criticized thing and to make it one's own.
Keep both heart and hand in your own possession, till you see good reason to part with them; and if such an occasion should never present itself, comfort your mind with this reflection: that, though in single life your joys may not be very many, your sorrows, at least, will not be more than you can bear.
Sin is basically a denial of God's right of possession.
Edwin Louis Cole
The wavering mind is but a base possession.
Those in possession of absolute power can not only prophesy and make their prophecies come true, but they can also lie and make their lies come true.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Miguel de Cervantes
Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give.
David O. McKay
The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
The possession of wealth leads almost inevitably to its abuse. It is the chief, if not the only, cause of evils which desolate this world below. The thirst for gold is responsible for the most regrettable lapses into sin.
Possession and exorcism is something that's in every religion and every culture. It's a real primal fear: Is the body a vessel for our spirits? What happens if something else takes over it? Where does the spirit go?
The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
Bryant H. McGill
The possession of arbitrary power has always, the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility, magnanimity, and truth.
Frederick Law Olmsted
Should surveillance be usable for petty crimes like jaywalking or minor drug possession? Or is there a higher threshold for certain information? Those aren't easy questions.
You pressure, you want possession, you want to attack. Some teams can't or don't pass the ball. What are you playing for? What's the point? That's not football. Combine, pass, play. That's football - for me, at least.
Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem.
I hate jealousy, I hate possessiveness. I'm nobody's possession.
In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.
The only thing I would like is to have more control of the game in terms of possession.
Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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