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Unlimited power corrupts the possessor. — William Pitt
Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not. — Terence
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control. — Don Marquis
Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community. — Andrew Carnegie
We assemble parliaments and councils, to have the benefit of their collected wisdom; but we necessarily have, at the same time, the inconvenience of their collected passions, prejudices, and private interests. By the help of these, artful men overpower their wisdom, and dupe its possessors; and if we may judge by the acts, arrets, and edicts, all the world over, for regulating commerce, an assembly of great men is the greatest fool upon earth. — Benjamin Franklin
Life has been compared to a race, but the allusion improves by observing, that the most swift are usually the least manageable and the most likely to stray from the course. Great abilities have always been less serviceable to the possessors than moderate ones. — Oliver Goldsmith
The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are -- 1. Security to possessors; 2. Facility to acquirers; and, 3. Hope to all. — Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man's enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor. — Jeremy Taylor
In this society, the norm of masculinity is phallic aggression.
Male sexuality is, by definition, intensely and rigidly phallic. A man's identity is located in his conception of himself as the possessor of a phallus; a man's worth is located in his pride in phallic identity. The main characteristic of phallic identity is that worth is entirely contingent on the possession of a phallus. Since men have no other criteria for worth, no other notion of identity, those who do not have phalluses are not recognized as fully human.
Talent for talent's sake is a bauble and a show.
Talent working with joy in the cause of universal truth lifts the possessor to new power as a benefactor.
Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves;
but I give it fair quarter, wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of action: and therefore, in many cases, it would not be altogether absurd if a man were to thank God for his vanity among the other comforts of life.
The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors; two, facility to acquirers; and three, hope to all.
In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.
For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time.
God help us from those who believe that they are the sole possessors of truth.
How we manage at times to agree willingly to become prisoners within our own minds and souls of beliefs and ideas on which we can never be flexible.
The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority.
The franchise itself gives no real power, unless accompanied by the right on the part of all the possessors of it to elect something like an equal number of representatives.
There ought to be no laws to guarantee property against the folly of its possessors.
The power of doing anything with quickness is always prized much by the possessor, and often without any attention to the imperfection of the performance.
Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor, if he knows not how to use it discreetly.
The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which, nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions.