Possession Quotes

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Jeffrey Fry
“Love is about giving freedom and power, not about gaining control or possession.”
Jeffrey Fry

Robin Hobb
“If all of her was not enough for him, then let him have none of her and seek what he needed elsewhere.”
Robin Hobb, City of Dragons

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If you haven’t figured it out yet, an absolutely certain way to lose something as quickly as possible is to forget the privilege you have to possess it in the first place.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Ursula K. Le Guin
“You are rich. You own. We are poor. We lack. You have. We do not have. Everything is beautiful here, only not the faces. On Anarres nothing is beautiful, nothing but the faces. The other faces. The men and women. We have nothing but that, nothing but each other. Here you see the jewels. There you see the eyes. And in the eyes you see the splendor, the splendor of the human spirit, because our men and women are free possessing nothing. They are free. And you, the possessors are possessed. You are all in jail, each alone, solitary with a heap of what he owns. You live in prison, die in prison. It is all I can see in your eyes, the wall, the wall.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed

“I didn’t realize that in his wish to transform me was the proof that he didn’t like me as I was, he wanted me to be different, or, rather, he didn’t want just a woman, he wanted the woman he imagined he himself would be if he were a woman. For Franco, I said, I was an opportunity for him to expand into the feminine, to take possession of it: I constituted the proof of his omnipotence, the demonstration that he knew now to be not only a man in the right way, but also a woman.”
Elena Ferrante, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Jay Woodman
“The greatest things to have can't be possessed, they exist within yet can be shared, like freedom, love, trust, integrity, fun, dreams, creativity, wisdom, peace.”
Jay Woodman

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If my heart is set on pursuing real treasures, my mind must be fixed solely on the privilege of enjoying them and freed of the obsession of owning them.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Hannah Mary Rothschild
“Beauty and desire to possess have driven men mad for centuries.”
Hannah Rothschild, The Improbability of Love

“To own something and not be aware of it could not only be annoying, but fatal too. That is why most people had all the time but did nothing with it. They died leaving behind no invention or product that they could be remembered for.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The key to understanding if something is truly precious is to ask if we can hold it, for things truly precious cannot be held.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“There is no pain in losing what you never had.”
Mawuena Addo, Roses in the Rainbow

“Those who possess time are often not aware of its value.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Rachel Naomi Remen
“If we fear loss enough, in the end the things we possess will come to possess us.”
Rachel Naomi Remen, Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal

“To possess time is to possess life, don’t trivialize time.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Eraldo Banovac
“Most people take health at face value. Quite often people understand that health is the most valuable possession only after they become seriously ill.”
Eraldo Banovac

Deyth Banger
“To have with somebody relationship or to be friends or something, you must make him nerves to feel nerves, then you should make him to feel comfortable - I got you, you just believed in this, you don't need to make him nerves. That's a joke!
You must make him vulnerable so to possess him.”
Deyth Banger

Jessica O'Toole
“He spun round under her grip. She smelled so good, her touch so soft as she unhooked the buttons on his tunic. Pushing the shirt apart she frowned, her hands running over the thin scars through his tattoos. ‘And you belong to him, too.”
Jessica O'Toole, The Price of Sanctuary

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Although I’m seldom aware enough to see it, the greater cost regarding that which I possess was not what I paid for it, but what someone along the way sacrificed so that I might have the opportunity to pay for it.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Kate Meader
“Shut it, Flynn. Just… oh God, you’ve been impossible to evict, because possession is nine-tenths of the law. You’re inside me. A part of me. But you pulled me close with one hand and crushed my heart with the other, and I can’t go through that again.”
Kate Meader, One Week to Score

“The lawmakers possess the authority that commands the obedience of the people.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

“Every opportunity, every influence and affluence you possess, could not have been for you alone, but to act as a platform to impact a generation.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

“A man’s life is not qualified by how much wealth, power, pleasure or control he has, but by the values of godliness he possesses.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

“The basic element that will distinguish those that are for godliness from those that are promoting ungodliness is if such individuals possess the spirit of godliness and not just a form of it.”
Sunday Adelaja, Stop Working for Uncle Sam: If you are working for money you are under Uncle Sam system. You need to get out fast. This book will help you do it.

“It is unfortunate that many people today cannot appreciate the value that every man possesses.”
Sunday Adelaja, Create Your Own Net Worth

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Whether it is big or small, the size of a poor man’s yard incessantly reminds him that he is poor.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“The greatest treasure in life is the possession of time.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

“It is diligence that is supposed to be your greatest possession”
Sunday Adelaja

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“That which I cannot hold is that which I can treasure the most because it affords me no burden other than to enjoy it.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough