Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
If you love a flower, don't pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.
Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love;
the more they give, the more they possess.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
He who can have patience can have what he will.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.