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I often have deer on my property and there's a fox and owls. You're not going to see that in the city.
Character is property. It is the noblest of possessions.
But as population became denser, the natural chemical and biological recycling processes became overloaded, calling for a redefinition of property rights.
Trees will improve property values, take pollutants out of the air, help with water runoff.
In an economy where more and more value is in information - is in the bits, not the atoms, where bits can be copied essentially for free - any time you have that situation, economic schemes that rely on existing models of intellectual property laws for protection are going to do less and less well.
In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy... its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
He who negates present society, and seeks social conditions based on the sharing of property, is a revolutionary whether he calls himself an anarchist or a communist.
I put all my eggs in one basket and invested in property. I didn't do anything internationally - it was all in Ireland.
I am a strong believer that intellectual property rights need to be protected.
For an American, there's no automatic place where people love the art of poetry. There's not a social class that considers poetry its property the way in some countries there's a snob value to the art.
Even though the museums guarding their precious property fence everything off, in my own studio, I made them so you and I could walk in and around, and among these sculptures.
The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.
I don't want to write an autobiography because I would become public property with no privacy left.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.
Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.
e. e. cummings
Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights.
It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy is not property; it is an idea.
Hubert H. Humphrey
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
Honore de Balzac
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
Jean de la Bruyere
I live in New Hampshire. We're in favor of global warming. Eleven hundred more feet of sea-level rises? I've got beachfront property. You tell us up there, 'By the end of the century, New York City could be underwater,' and we say, 'Your point is?'
P. J. O'Rourke
Of course same sex marriage is constitutional! The right to be yourself, to pursue life, liberty, and property, is protected several ways over several amendments. John Boehner should know this.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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