The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable.
My desire was not to pass any island without taking possession, so that, one having been taken, the same may be said of all.
True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
The real duty of man is not to extend his power or multiply his wealth beyond his needs, but to enrich and enjoy his imperishable possession: his soul.