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My mother always said that every time you do a good deed here on Earth, you're storing up a treasure in heaven. Which means Mother Teresa's probably got some beachfront property up there and I'm up to a box of Milk Duds and a Pez dispenser. (Quote by - Robert G. Lee)

Property is organized robbery. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

No man acquires property without acquiring with it a little arithmetic also. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights. (Quote by - Potter Stewart)

Property is the fruit of labor; property is desirable; it is a positive good in the world. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

All the crimes on earth do not destroy so many of the human race, nor alienate so much property, as drunkenness. (Quote by - Sir Francis Bacon)

For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women. (Quote by - Elizabeth Blackwell)

The instinct of ownership is fundamental in man's nature. (Quote by - William James)

My body and spirit are the only things that truly belong to me. (Quote by - Carrie Latet)

Mine is better than ours. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Property exists by grace of the law. It is not a fact, but a legal fiction. (Quote by - Max Stirner)

When your neighbor's house is afire your own property is at stake. (Quote by - Horace)

Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own. (Quote by - E. E. Cummings)

The highest law gives a thing to him who can use it. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family's income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work. (Quote by - Mikhail Khodorkovsky)

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? (Quote by - Bible)

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 in the best property of all-friends. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it. (Quote by - G.K. Chesterton)

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

Every man wishes to pursue his occupation and to enjoy the fruits of his labours and the produce of his property in peace and safety, and with the least possible expense. When these things are accomplished, all the objects for which government ought to be established are answered. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine were taken away. (Quote by - Anaxagoras)

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