Top 262 Possess Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Possess Quotes from famous people such as Thales, Charlemagne, Selman Waksman, Haile Selassie, Alice Walker, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those

Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing else possess hope still.
To have another language is to possess a second soul.
Streptomycin belongs to a group of compounds, known as antibiotics, which are produced by microorganisms and which possess the property of inhibiting the growth and even of destroying other microorganisms.
Selman Waksman
This world was not created piecemeal. Africa was born no later and no earlier than any other geographical area on this globe. Africans, no more and no less than other men, possess all human attributes, talents and deficiencies, virtues and faults.
Haile Selassie
There are those who believe Black people possess the secret of joy and that it is this that will sustain them through any spiritual or moral or physical devastation.
Alice Walker
One who has no love in his heart will try to possess everything for himself. One who has love in his heart is ready to sacrifice everything, including his own body, for the benefit of others.
Experts often possess more data than judgment.
Colin Powell
I’ve always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence – qualities older women possess. They’ve been on the Earth a little longer. They’re more seasoned. They don’t play games. They know what they want, and they’re not afraid to tell you.
Taye Diggs
It makes more sense to write one big book – a novel or nonfiction narrative – than to write many stories or essays. Into a long, ambitious project you can fit or pour all you possess and learn.
Annie Dillard
Glamour is not something you possess but something you perceive, not something you have but something you feel. It is a subjective response to a stimulus.
Virginia Postrel
I think every leader must possess vision, and they absolutely have to have a heart of service.
Aja Brown
He’s an extreme competitor. There are a lot of big freaks out there, God gave them talent, but they don’t possess the same competitiveness that LeBron does. I think he’s a very good leader, but I’m a huge fan, so I’m very biased.
Urban Meyer
Most elderly are retirees with relatively low incomes. But some may possess assets, and they will be classified as poor. As such, the elderly poverty rate could be overstated.
Carrie Lam
The problem is not that America does not have energy. The problem is that our government – alone among the governments of the world – will not allow its own people to recover the energy that they possess.
Jim Talent
I don’t even possess a car. I ride in auto-rickshaws because I like to be a part of the masses. I don’t want to single myself out as someone up and above.
Shakuntala Devi
If you can tell me what gun, type of gun, I can possess, then I didn’t really get that right to keep and bear arms from God. It was not bequeathed to me; it was not unalienable, right?
Scott Pruitt
Never say a humorous thing to a man who does not possess humor. He will always use it in evidence against you.
Herbert Beerbohm Tree
THE rich possess ample means to realize any theory they may chuse to adopt in the education of their children, regardless of the cost; but it is not so with him whose Subsistence is derived from industry.
Joseph Lancaster
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.
Henri Matisse
Having a superpower has nothing to do with the ability to fly or jump, or superhuman strength. The truest superpowers are the ones we all possess: willpower, integrity, and most importantly, courage.
Jason Reynolds
Married or single, you sisters possess distinctive capabilities and special intuition you have received as gifts from God. We brethren cannot duplicate your unique influence.
Russell M. Nelson
No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!
Joyce Meyer
Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn’t do to upset one’s own vanity.
Dylan Thomas
What one should possess is the ability to carry off a role with panache. Once you do that, you’re in.
Germany, Italy and France appear to possess less dynamism than do the U.S. and the others.
Edmund Phelps
I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It’s more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly.
Diana Ross
Lebanon is caught in a cycle of threats. And it is our duty to be strong and capable of defending our country. But we will not clarify or explain what we do or do not possess.
Hassan Nasrallah
Most of us believe that we possess some aspect of eternity that will insure some kind of survival beyond death. The only problem with those strategies is they forget that only God is eternal. We are finite.
Stanley Hauerwas
My cut is blunt and futuristic, and Nicki Minaj started wearing that bob on her head after she came to my show, so at the end of the day, I know what I do, and I know what I possess, and I know who I am. I’m a trendsetter. The biggest form of flattery is imitation, so I’m flattered.
Lil Mama
Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
Malcolm Cowley
Most commercial products that contain organic molecules possess at least one carbon-carbon double bond, or if one is not present, it is likely that an olefin was used in its preparation. This being the case, the potential applications of olefin metathesis are endless.
Robert H. Grubbs
A good jockey has to be physically well balanced. They

A good jockey has to be physically well balanced. They have to possess a strong upper body and a strong lower body. You’ve gotta have quick reflexes, and you’ve got to be incredibly coordinated. But it’s you’re instincts that have to be perfect. You can’t be an exceptional rider without instincts.
Chantal Sutherland
The difference between me and other Superstars is that I am more intelligent, possess a superior streetwise viciousness and am motivated by money.
Wade Barrett
What is it worth to possess the riches of the world, when a man comes to face Eternity?
Charles Studd
Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
Anwar Sadat
To possess dignity is to be worthy of respect. Worthy of high esteem. Absorb this: you are worthy of respect.
Beth Moore
Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an instrument with which to worry myself.
Hale White
Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want.
Jean Racine
All the principal people in the town are concerned in the slave trade, and their chief wealth consists in the number of slaves they possess; therefore there is little chance of the trade being, for many years, totally abolished.
George Grey
Integrity is a very important and an almost indispensable virtue that all leaders must possess. This is especially true in the Philippine context because we Filipinos really respond to leadership by example.
Grace Poe
I now possess the tools as a producer and a songwriter to really just go out and make smashes all day long. I could make an album full of smash records that got pop appeal. But my heart is in hip-hop. My heart is in telling stories. And it’s like therapy for me.
J. Cole
Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.
George Bancroft
Businessmen are not in business to lose customers, and schools do not exist to free their clients from the agencies of mass persuasion. School and media possess a productive monopoly upon the imagination of a child.
Jonathan Kozol
If a woman possesses manly virtues one should run away from her; and if she does not possess them she runs away from herself.
Friedrich Nietzsche
How could this world be so unlike the world that I believed I was living in? I can’t describe it. Do I not want to describe it, or do I simply not possess the vocabulary?
Jonathan Safran Foer
Nothing truly convincing – which would possess thoroughness, vigor, and skill – has been written against the ancients as yet; especially not against their poetry.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture – academia, the most powerful media and many of our courts.
Marvin Olasky
A curious mind is the most important attribute any man or woman can possess.
M. J. Rose
If you’re black in this country, if you’re a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican?
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence, and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society.
Janet Jackson
However you arrive at the ability to ignore self-doubt – if you can acquire it or possess it or find it or discover it – move beyond self-doubt.
Dwight Yoakam
As I began to discover my own truth and endeavored to possess it with clarity, I became more and more alienated from that which my companions held, or professed to hold.
Juan Goytisolo
To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts – absolute gifts – which have not been acquired by one’s own effort. And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul.
Kate Chopin