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Children are not our property, and they are not ours to control any more that we were our parents' property or theirs to control. - Richard David Bach


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 four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property. - Charles Dudley Warner


Few rich men own their own property. The property owns them. - Robert Green Ingersoll


On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions; it is the best refreshment on the journey; and it is the greatest property. - Buddha [Siddhartha Gautama]


Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property. - Ayn Rand


Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton


As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce. - Adam Smith


If we would have civilization and the exertion indispensable to its success, we must have property; if we have property, we must have its rights; if we have the rights of property, we must take those consequences of the rights of property which are inseparable from the rights themselves. - James Fenimore Cooper


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