While we try to amass wealth, make piles of money, get hold of the land as our real property, overtop one another in riches, we have palpably cast off justice, and lost the common good. I should like to know how any man can be just, who is deliberately aiming to get out of someone else what he wants for himself.— Saint Basil
Grateful Real Property quotations
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
I have always liked real estate; farm land, pasture land, timber land and city property. I have had experience with all of them. I guess I just naturally like ‘the good Earth,’ the foundation of all our wealth.
Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
Everyone wants a piece of land. It's the only sure investment. It can never depreciate like a car or a washing machine. Land will double its value in ten years. In less than that. Land is going up every day.
Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away.
Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.
Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
The small landholders are the most precious part of a state.
Don't wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.
As people seek to improve their living environment, there will be continuous demand for residential property. Investment in real estate market should have reasonable prospects in the long run.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
Remember crime against property is not real crime.
People look at an oil painting and admire the use of brushstrokes to convey meaning. People look at a graffiti painting and admire the use of a drainpipe to gain access.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Land monopoly is not only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies;
it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly.
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
People recognize intellectual property the same way they recognize real estate.
People understand what property is. But it's a new kind of property, and so the understanding uses new control surfaces. It uses a new way of defining the property.
Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights.
As long as we relate to the trees, the rivers, the mountains, the fields and the oceans as properties which we can manipulate according to our real or fabricated needs, nature remains opaque, and does not reveal to us its true being.
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
The best real-estate investments with the highest yields are in working-class neighborhoods, because fancy properties are overpriced.
As long as you have more cash flowing in than flowing out, your investment is a good investment.
Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
The major fortunes in America have been made in land.
Don't wait to buy land, buy land and wait.
Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The past is our only real possession in life.
It is the one piece of property of which time cannot deprive us; it is our own in a way that nothing else in life is. In a word, we are our past; we do not cling to it, it clings to us.
On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions;
it is the best refreshment on the journey; and it is the greatest property.
In real friendship the judgment, the genius, the prudence of each party become the common property of both.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
I'm excited about silver because as I write, it's relatively inexpensive.
I'm also excited about silver because -- unlike real estate, which can require a lot of money, some finance skills, lots of due diligence and property management skills to do well -- silver is affordable to the masses, and management skills are minimum.
Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economising
A lot of people don't think much about what land surveyors do.
In a nutshell, we are the interpreters and providers of landmarks and records that directly impact real property.
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
Forget land, buildings, or machines-the real source of wealth today is intelligence, applied intelligence. We talk glibly of "intellectual property" without taking on board what it really means. It isn't just patent rights and brand names; it is the brains of the place.
Real estate is at the core of almost every business, and it's certainly at the core of most people's wealth. In order to build your wealth and improve your business smarts, you need to know about real estate.
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.
People often complain about lack of time when lack of direction is the real problem.
The real University... has no specific location. It owns no property, pays no salaries, and receives no material dues... The real University is a state of mind. It is that great heritage of rational thought that has been brought down to us through the centuries.
It's a real smug self-righteous punk kid saying nobody has the right to tell him what to do and how dare you put a sign up saying that I can't go on your property?
Investing in Chicago property is just Wandas first move into the U.S. real estate market.
You can never really own real estate for instance;
if you think you can, just try not paying your property taxes for a few years.
I made a tremendous amount of money on real estate.
I'll take real estate rather than go to Wall Street and get 2.8 percent.