Posts Tagged ‘possession’

“Give a man the secure possession of a bleak rock, and he will turn it into a garden; give him a nine years’ lease of a garden, and he will convert it into a desert. The magic of property turns sand into gold.” -Arthur Young

Mind Possession

Posted: July 20, 2014 in Thought for the Day
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The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he justly entitled.” -Andrew Carnegie

“The gratification of wealth is not in the mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.” -Miguel de Cervantes

“One of the advantages of possessing money is that it facilitates one’s independence and mental attitude.  The man head over heels in debt is more slave than independent.” –B.C. Forbes

When making decisions about buying, renting, or leasing anything, always remember to include all of the costs involved. Then divide them by the number of years you expect to use the thing you are buying.  This will give you the real cost – the cost of possession.” -Mark Ford