Property Quotes

Gilbert keith chesterton - thieves respect property. they merely wish the...
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few.
Benjamin Disraeli, campaign speech at High Wycombe, England, November 27, 1832

The best ideas are common property.
Seneca, Epistles
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Property has its duties as well as its rights.
Thomas Brummond
A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self - Knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results.
Benjamin Disraeli

Max nordau - civilization is built on a number of ultimate...
The reliance on property is... the want of self - Reliance. Men measure the esteem of each other by what each has, and not by what each is. But a cultivated man becomes ashamed of his property... Essays.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reason can never be popular. Passions and feelings may become popular, but reason will always remain the sole property of a few eminent individuals.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, ``Get the hell off my property.'
Joan Rivers
There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue.
Tom Robbins
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
George Bancroft
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Economy, 1854
When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Thomas Jefferson
Adam smith - a person who can acquire no property, can have no...
Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich - - Something for nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to opress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass, Speech, April 1886
Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; have in general been as short in their lives as they are violent in their deaths.
James Madison, Federalist Papers (# 10)
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.
Buddha
When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the marjority of men live content.
Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all - - Friends?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many of the prejudices of the few.
Benjamin Disraeli