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Possess Quotes

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We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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The highest proof of the spirit is love.
Love is the eternal thing which men can already
on earth possess as it really is.
- Albert Schweitzer

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

We do not yet possess ourselves,
and we know at the same time
that we are much more.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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.
- Joseph Addison

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images,
just watching images passing by which I cannot live in,
make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
- Anais Nin

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle,
that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail,
that will to be rightful must be reasonable;
that the minority possess their equal rights,
which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
- Thomas Jefferson

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

All endeavor calls for the ability
to tramp the last mile,
shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil.
The fight to the finish spirit is the one...
characteristic we must posses
if we are to face the future as finishers.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed.
- Khalil Gibran

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

If you are possessed by an idea,
you will find it expressed everywhere,
you even smell it.
- Thomas Mann

If what Proust says is true,
that happiness is the absence of fever,
then I will never know happiness.
For I am possessed by a fever
for knowledge, experience, and creation.
- Anais Nin

My vision of a real humanity is of pure individuals
relating to each other, but not tied in any relationship.
They will be loving to each other,
but not being possessive of each other.
They will be sharing with each other
all their joys and all their blessings,
but never even in their dreams thinking of dominating,
thinking of enslaving the other person.
- Osho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every increased possession
loads us with a new weariness.
- John Ruskin

Health is the greatest possession.
Contentment is the greatest treasure.
Confidence is the greatest friend.
Non-being is the greatest joy.
- Lao Tzu

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law.
It's nine-tenths of the problem.
- John Lennon

Music is everybody's possession.
It's only publishers who think that people own it.
- John Lennon

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited.
Imagination encircles the world.
- Albert Einstein

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge is of the mind, wisdom is of the soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The universal Mind contains all knowledge.
It is the potential ultimate of all things.
To it, all things are possible.
- Ernest Holmes

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

It is the province of knowledge to speak,
and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
- Thomas Henry Huxley

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge
and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
That person did the very best they could,
given the knowledge, emotions, and prior experience
they had to draw upon at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Those who have knowledge, don't predict.
Those who predict, don't have knowledge.
- Lao Tzu

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

All Knowledge is Divided into Three Domains:
"What We Know",
"What We Know That We Don't Know", and
"What We Don't Know That We Don't Know."
- Werner Erhard

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The only source of knowledge is experience.
- Albert Einstein

Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,
but he who hates correction is stupid.
- Anonymous

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Information is not knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction.
- Helen Keller

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius


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