After all my possessions had been burned God gave me the wisdom to return to Jerusalem.
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation attention perseverance and industry.
In a world of inhumanity war and terrorism American citizenship is a very precious possession.
When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths.
It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error and another to put him in possession of the truth.
For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
Who hears me who understands me becomes mine a possession for all time.
Base Ball to be played thoroughly requires the possession of muscular strength great agility quickness of eye readiness of hand and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.
Nothing retains less of desire in art in science than this will to industry booty possession.
I was just then going through a healthy reaction from the orthodoxy of my youth religion had become for me not so much a possession as an obsession which I was trying to throw off and this iconoclastic tale of an imaginary tribe was the result.
One's religion is one's own possession and he has a right to it.
After it is all over the religion of man is his most important possession.
Gentleness self-sacrifice and generosity are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
This is the most intimate relationship between literature and its readers: they treat the text as a part of themselves as a possession.
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.
Where an excess of power prevails property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions his person his faculties or his possessions.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition.
To attain inner peace you must actually give your life not just your possessions. When you at last give your life - bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then and only then can you begin to find inner peace.
The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
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.
Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.