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Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.


John D. Rockefeller


#every #implies #obligation #opportunity #possession

In the first place, when there is a policy of intentional aggression, inspired by a desire to get possession of the territory or the trade of another country, right or wrong, a pretext is always sought.


Elihu Root


#always #another #country #desire #first

I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain's greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive - and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger - or my own reputation.


Geoffrey Rush


#aggressive #anger #australian #britain #comic

Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.


Anwar Sadat


#after #enslaved #most #people #possess

Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.


George Santayana


#cannot #devour #eating #embrace #expect

If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.


Alexander Smith


#character #distinctive #egotism #egotist #full

I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.


George Sand


#bought #brows #earth #far #having

Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.


Carl Sandburg


#against #anger #directed #effects #goes

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.


Carlos Santana


#heart #instrument #most #most powerful #open

I was one of those people who put too much emphasis on work and career and material possessions, and it took its toll on all my relationships, on my physical health, my emotional and mental health.


Tony Shalhoub


#emotional #emphasis #health #i #material






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