Don't bemoan your day or how little you have. Blessings abound and amplify with gratitude.
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy.
Prospect is often better than possession.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Whatever is yours will always come back to you.
Quality will be prized as a precious possession.
Creation is a better means of self-expression than possession;
it is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.
We do not place especial value on the possession of a virtue until we notice its total absence in our opponent.
Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.
Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless.
If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
A pedestrian is a man in danger of his life. A walker is a man in possession of his soul.
If a little is not enough for you, the nothing is.
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.
If you don't get serious about your money, you will never have serious money...
Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.
Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
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.
He who can have patience can have what he will.
Color has taken possession of me; no longer do I have to chase after it. I know that it has hold of me forever... Color and I are one. I am a painter.
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.
Knowledge conquered by labor becomes a possession -- a property entirely our own.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he justly entitled.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Be happy now where you are. New circumstances or possessions will not permanently fix your level of happiness until you change your attitude.
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility;
every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
Of all our possessions, wisdom alone is imortal.
Never Let The Things You Want Make You Forget The Things You Have.
The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world.
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.
It is not the truth that a man possesses, or believes that he possesses, but the earnest effort which he puts forward to reach the truth, which constitutes the worth of a man. For it is not by the possession, but the search after truth that he enlarges his power, wherein alone consists his ever-increasing perfection.
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.