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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Dignity
Aristotle

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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Character
Aristotle

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Not all of us have to possess earthshaking talent. Just common sense and love will do.
Love
Myrtle Auvil

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Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Patience
Francis Bacon

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Loss and possession, Death and life are one. There falls no shadow where There shines no sun.
Death and Dying
Hilaire Belloc

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A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. [Luke 12:15]
Abundance
Bible

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Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.
Riches
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.
Greed
Andre Breton

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Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.
Wives
Vera Brittain

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My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions but in the fewness of my wants.
Fulfillment
J. Brotherton

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A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
Truth
Sir Thomas Browne

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Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
Liberty
Edmund Burke

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Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
Words
Orson Scott Card

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Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
Courage
Dale Carnegie

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To have another language is to possess a second soul.
Language
Charlemagne

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Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
Style
Edna W. Chase

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There are few virtues that the Poles do not possess and there are few errors they have ever avoided.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Winston Churchill

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Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.
Friends and Friendship
Marcus T. Cicero

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The wise only possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them.
Ideas
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
Enthusiasm
William Cowper

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Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
Relationships
Anthony J. D'Angelo

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Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
Happiness
Democritus

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All my possessions for a moment of time.
Time and Time Management
Queen Elizabeth

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The first farmer was the first man. All historic nobility rests on the possession and use of land.
Farming and Farmers
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The wavering mind is but a base possession.
Mind
Euripides

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun