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    • The wise man carries his possessions within him.
      by Bias
    • Possession is eleven points in the law.
      Woman's Wit, Act 1, by Colley Cibber
    • To have little is to possess. To have plenty is to be perplexed.
      The Way of Lao-tzu, by Lao Tzu
    • An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
      Letters, by Pliny the Younger
    • Desire makes everything blossom; possession makes everything wither and fade.
      Les Plaisirs et les Jours (1896), by Marcel Proust
    • Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy those are who already possess it.
    • Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.
    • It is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.
    • I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.
      Eunuchus, by Terence
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