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To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have.

Ken Keyes Jr.,

The best things in life aren't things.

Art Buchwald, journalist

The more we have the less we own.

Meister Eckhart, philosopher

As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights.

James Madison, president

Less is more.

Robert Browning, poet

If I am what I have and if I lose what I have who then am I?

Erich Fromm, psychologist

Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.

John Ruskin, writer

Where there is no property there is no injustice.

John Locke, philosopher

Part of the American dream is to own your own property - something no one can take from you.

Henry Bonilla, politician

If a man owns land, the land owns him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted.

James Madison, president

The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.

Karl Marx, economist

Few rich men own their property; their property owns them.

Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer

Don't buy the house, buy the neighborhood.


Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?

Natalie Clifford Barney, author

To the illumined man or woman, a clod of dirt, a stone, and gold are the same.

Bhagavad Gita, scripture

By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main ballpark.

Walter Lippmann, journalist

Lay up your treasures in heaven where there is no depreciation.


The three most important factors in buying a home are, location, location, location!


By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.

James Madison, president

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.

Herbert Hoover, president

No man acquires property without acquiring with it a little arithmetic also.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.

E. E. cummings, poet

Property is organized robbery.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

How can you buy or sell the sky, the warmth of the land? The idea is strange to us. If we do not own the freshness of the air and the sparkle of the water, how can you buy them? Every part of the earth is sacred to my people.

Chief Seattle, leader

He who receives an idea from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine, receives light without darkening me.

Thomas Jefferson, president

The highest law gives a thing to him who can use it.

Henry David Thoreau, author

I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property.

James Madison, president

Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.

Joseph Stalin, leader

The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.

Theodor Adorno, philosopher

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.

Aristotle, philosopher

Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.

Roger Babson, educator

The slaves of socialism are slaves, but they are no one's property and therefore no one's loss.

George Reisman, economist

Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing.

Calvin Coolidge, president

Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.

Lord Acton, historian

We have a market-driven society so obsessed with buying and selling and obsessed with power and pleasure and property.

Cornel West, educator

Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.

Samuel Adams, revolutionary

I go around the country and do a simple gag like, 'The property ladder is now a snake' and get a real laugh.

Jimmy Carr, comedian

What people ask for has nothing to do with the value of a property. You might see a listing for $300,000 and think you should make a $250,000 bid. But hyper-focus on what the house is worth. You should know what the house is worth by looking at comparable properties. Base your bid on that.

Barbara Corcoran, businesswoman

I know about investment. It's really obvious - you buy property, let it sit for a couple of years and then sell it and reinvest.

Melanie Brown, musician

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.

Adam Smith, economist

Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights.

Potter Stewart, judge

Women do two thirds of the world's work. Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor.

Barber Conable, politician

Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.

Plautus, playwright

Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by them.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes.

George Will, journalist

Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.

John Adams, president

Each of us has a natural right, from God, to defend his person, his liberty, and his property.

Frederic Bastiat, economist

The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.

Voltaire, writer

Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

Frederic Bastiat, economist

I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal.

Roger Nash Baldwin, activist

The Industry's at war. I think it's about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights.

Don Rose, entertainer

When people lack jobs, opportunity, and ownership of property they have little or no stake in their communities.

Jack Kemp, politician

Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power.

Joan Didion, author

The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.

John Locke, philosopher

Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property.

Ayn Rand, writer

I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, 'Get the hell off my property.'

Joan Rivers, comedian

So use your own property as not to injure that of another.

Edward Coke, businessman

What, but the rapacity of the only men who exercised their reason, the priests, secured such vast property to the church, when a man gave his perishable substance to save himself from the dark torments of purgatory.

Mary Wollstonecraft, writer

I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.

Barack Obama, president

Socialism, reduced to its simplest legal and practical expression, means the complete discarding of the institution of private property by transforming it into public property, and the division of the resultant public income equally and indiscriminately among the entire population.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The personal right to acquire property, which is a natural right, gives to property, when acquired, a right to protection, as a social right.

James Madison, president

My experiments proved that the radiation of uranium compounds can be measured with precision under determined conditions and that this radiation is an atomic property of the element of uranium.

Marie Curie, scientist

Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property.

Milton Friedman, economist

Property in man, always morally unjust, has become nationally dangerous.

Robert Dale Owen, politician

Property is theft.

Pierre Joseph Proudhon,

Managing your own property can be a full-time job.

Robert Kiyosaki, investor

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.

Frederick Douglass, author

Forty Wall Street is probably the most beautiful tower in New York.

Donald Trump, president

The Olympic Spirit is neither the property of one race nor of one age.

Pierre de Coubertin, leader

We've got horse property and there's other stuff to do. Like, four wheel driving, we barbeque, drink beers, sit around and play guitars and have a merry 'ol time.

Lita Ford, musician

I never say too much about that in public interviews, because it disappoints the public to tell them you're not that crazy about a property you did that possibly they liked.

Jackie Cooper, actor

Authority is not a quality one person "has," in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him.

Erich Fromm, psychologist

Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs.

Charles Dickens, writer

It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.

George Washington, president

The courts cannot garnish a father's salary, nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children, in our society. Apparently this is because a kid is not a car or a couch or a boat.

June Jordan, writer

But please know, whether you believe campaign contributions are speech or property, that I learned to love very dearly the right of free expression when I lived without that freedom for a while a long time ago.

John McCain, politician

God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.

Euripides, poet

The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family's income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, businessman

Every day President Bush and Congress refuse to fulfill their obligation to special ed is another day Wisconsin property taxpayers are stuck with the bill. It's unfair, irresponsible and must stop.

Jim Doyle, politician

No one can feel as the owner of the country and no one can feel excluded from the right of property. We must all suffer Colombia.

Alvaro Uribe, statesman

We cannot but feel uneasy about the losses caused by humanity themselves. Apart from the losses of life and property in destructive wars, the environment and natural resources are also being destroyed by human hands.

Nong Duc Manh, politician

Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.

Maria Edgeworth, novelist

Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.

Max Nordau, critic

I just want everyone to know that 20,000 gun laws in the United States are unconstitutional. They infringe on your right to protect your life, the lives of your loved ones, and your property.

Michael Badnarik, politician

Without that sense of security which property gives, the land would still be uncultivated.

Francois Quesnay, economist

As human beings we have a tendency when we like something to tie it up and make sure it's there for a long time. I've been working on being able to let things go. I don't think I ever want to buy property again.

Ricky Williams, athlete

Even in November 1938, after five years of anti-Semitic legislation and persecution, they still owned, according to the Times correspondent in Berlin, something like a third of the real property in the Reich.

Arthur Bryant, historian

And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice.

Joseph Story, judge

Each man has an equal social right to multiply his power of motion by all the social factors of civilization. Private property in any of these factors is inconsistent with this fundamental right; it must, obviously, prove a source of economic despotism and industrial slavery.

Daniel De Leon, activist

An offensive war, I believe to be wrong and would therefore have nothing to do with it, having no right to meddle with another man's property, his ox or his ass, his man servant or his maid servant or anything this is his.

Daniel Morgan, soldier

The financial history of the Baltimore and Ohio since the close of the nineteenth century is interesting chiefly in connection with changes in the control of the property.

John Moody, businessman

At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family.

Jack Bowman, actor

It is the lash of hunger which compels the poor man to submit. In order to live he must sell - 'voluntarily' sell - himself every day and hour to the 'beast of property.'

Johann Most, revolutionary

We were proposing, in a sense, that the rest of the world be made safe for American ideas, as they adopted intellectual property rights that gave patent protection to our very innovative economy.

Jeffrey Sachs, economist

So government acts as a safeguard of our property.

William Weld, politician

One of the functions of government is to act as a safeguard not just of property but of our liberties.

William Weld, politician

The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to use the force of government to take property away from the people who earn it and give it to people who do not.

Neal Boortz, journalist

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