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Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing. (Quote by - Calvin Coolidge)

Property has its duties as well as its rights. (Quote by - Thomas Drummond)

As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights. (Quote by - James Madison)

In real friendship the judgment, the genius, the prudence of each party become the common property of both. (Quote by - Maria Edgeworth)

An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature. (Quote by - Herbert Spencer)

It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Few rich men own their property; the property owns them. (Quote by - Robert Ingersoll)

Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main bulwark. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

If a man owns land, the land owns him. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on - is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Your own property is concerned when your neighbor's house is on fire. (Quote by - Horace)

A lawyer's dream of heaven every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization. (Quote by - Ludwig von Mises)

The things you own end up owning you. It's only after you lose everything that you're free to do anything. (Quote by - From the movie Fight Club, based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk)

Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache. (Quote by - Philip Wylie)

The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property. (Quote by - Karl Marx)

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself. (Quote by - John Locke)

The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property. (Quote by - John Locke)

There can be to the ownership of anything no rightful title which is not derived from the title of the producer and does not rest upon the natural right of the man to himself. (Quote by - Henry George)

Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another. 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. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Broad acres are a patent of nobility; and no man but feels more of a man in the world if he have a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is 4000 miles deep; and that is a very handsome property. (Quote by - Charles Dudley Warner)


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