Belongings Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 79 Quotes About Belongings

#1. What was worth saving? Not as much as you'd anticipated, once you got into the spirit of paperlessness. Pile up those mine carts with fool's gold. The thing that's worth keeping is the thing you do next. - Author: Nick Paumgarten
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#2. After another moment of quietness, he asked, "Why did you do it?"
Arobynn's attention drifted back to the wagon, already a small dot in the rolling foothills above Rifthold. "Because I don't like sharing my belongings," was his only response. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#3. Just like the gentle shake we use to wake someone up, we can stimulate our belongings by physically moving them, exposing them to fresh air and making them "conscious. - Author: Marie Kondo
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#4. Your stuff does not own the home; either control your belongings, or they will control you. - Author: Janet Morris
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#5. New land formed by lava flows belongings to the state, not to abutting property owners. So ruled the Hawai'i Supreme Court in 1977. - Author: Larue W. Piercy
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#6. To respect someone means to treat their ideas, personal space, belongings, and needs as equal in importance to your own, while to honor someone means to treat all those things as more important than your own. - Author: Sarah Arthur
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#7. Have a good night," he offered. His voice was flustered. The man gathered his belongings. He nodded at Cameron as he buttoned his overcoat. "Tuesdays are always good nights," he murmured. - Author: Madeleine Urban
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#8. Modesty ... consists in pretending not to think better of ourselves and our belongings than of the man we are speaking to and his belongings. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#9. At best, us ladies are just a bunch of Mirandas with a slightly better wardrobe and at worst, we're a bunch of Magdas, aka Miranda's housekeeper, which means we're a bunch of nosy bitches who rifle through people's belongings and let them know they masterbate too much. - Author: Phoebe Robinson
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#10. I had a great childhood. Even though I never had my own room - I shared the porch with my grandfather and kept my belongings in one drawer of a dresser that was jammed next to the piano - I never went hungry and was always supported by my family. - Author: Clint Hill
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#11. We ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household belongings, which when worn with use we throw away. - Author: Plutarch
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#12. Express to our world what is alive inside us not what their world says we should be ... Our true selves should never be created by others, Held in their pockets like belongings, like trinkets. We are skaters. We are artists. We are free. - Author: Jason E. Hodges
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#13. A life of wealth and many belongings is only a means to happiness. Honor, power, and success cannot be happiness because they depend on the whims of others, and happiness should be self-contained, complete in itself. - Author: Aristotle.
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#14. When I was 5, 6 - so you know, memories aren't that great - I remember coming home and I remember seeing all of our belongings on the street and a Salvation Army truck picking them up. We got taken to a shelter. And then we moved around a lot, finding places to stay. - Author: Richard Carmona
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#15. Packing all of your belongings into a U-Haul and then transporting them across several states is nearly as stressful and futile as trying to run away from lava in swim fins. - Author: Allie Brosh
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#16. Individually, no member of the Party owns anything, except petty personal belongings. Collectively, the Party owns everything in Oceania, - Author: George Orwell
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#17. My actions are my only true belongings. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#18. When you maintain long-term relationships with the people and things you value most, this dedication reveals worth, reliability, trustworthiness, beauty, and integrity. Be someone who adds value and cares for cherished loved ones and belongings in this moment or for life. - Author: Laura Staley
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#19. The belongings people accumulate throughout their lives will always own them. People seem to think if they had more they'd be happier or freer, but their possessions only chain them to the earth. - Author: Sarah Noffke
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#20. These were not the belongings of the past prisoner he had imagined. These were a lady's things - hairpins and stockings and a glove. There were more clues waiting but William no longer felt certain he wanted to know the dark secrets of this cell. - Author: Gwenn Wright
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#21. But Drew liked the simplicity of her downsized life, this quieter existence. One needed, she saw now, only a few belongings, just as one needed only a few close friends, and a single passion - it need not be a person, necessarily. - Author: Daphne Kalotay
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#22. It reveals how well you value someone - the way you handle their belongings. - Author: Joyce Rachelle
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#23. I've always felt that your belongings have never been on a level with you. - Author: George Eliot
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#24. His glasses, carefully folded, placed in my mum's outstretched hand. His coat. An envelope. His watch. His shoes. And when we left, clutching a plastic bag with his belongings, the clouds were still there, - Author: Helen Macdonald
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#25. We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings. - Author: Erma Bombeck
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#26. The dramatic news is confirmed: Che has died in combat. His belongings are described in vivid detail and other information is given that only those close to the scene could have known. The - Author: Ernesto Che Guevara
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#27. When you're standing in line at the airport, and your shoes are off, your belt is off, and your personal belongings are being closely scrutinized, and you're standing with your hands in the air, waiting to be patted down, do you feel protected? I don't. I feel like I'm the enemy. - Author: John McAfee
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#28. By means of an image we are often able to hold on to our lost belongings. But it is the desperateness of losing which picks the flowers of memory, binds the bouquet. - Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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#29. Some thoughts are like old piece of belongings that need to be disposed to move on. - Author: Richmond Akhigbe
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#30. People come in my house and say, "I like this." I say, "Do you want it?" Isn't that the Christian thing to do? - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#31. One needed, she saw now, only a few belongings, just as one needed only a few close friends, and a single passion - it need not be a person, neccissarily. - Author: Daphne Kalotay
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#32. You actions are your only true belongings. - Author: Allan Lokos
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#33. Who will tend the farm museums who will dust the day belongings? - Author: Michael Stipe
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#34. We gave away most of our belongings. Interestingly, the more we gave away, the better we felt. Happiness researchers call this a 'helper's high,' in which helping others through volunteering or giving reduces stress and releases endorphins. - Author: Tammy Strobel
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#35. Wild beasts and birds are by right not the property merely of the people today, but the property of the unborn generations, whose belongings we have no right to squander. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#36. What do the Gandhi-caps in Delhi know about the Punjab? What is happening on the other side in Pakistan does not matter to them. They have not lost their homes and belongings; they haven't had their mothers, wives, sisters and daughters raped and murdered in the streets. - Author: Khushwant Singh
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#37. She gathered her belongings and headed for the makeshift entrance that led into the belly of the half-destroyed AT-AT walker. It might be an ancient, rotting, rusting example of now useless military might, but to Rey, it was home. - Author: Alan Dean Foster
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#38. Whenever you are examining someone else's belongings, you are bound to learn many interesting things about the person of which you were not previously aware. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#39. As a person, I was born to give out my opinions. By giving out my opinions, I realize who I am. As long as I can communicate, I'm not so lonely. If I cannot travel, or do art, or have company, if they take away all my belongings, it doesn't matter at all. - Author: Ai Weiwei
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#40. Afternoon with Michel, sorting maman's belongings.
Began the day by looking at her photographs.
A cruel mourning begins again (but had never ended).
To begin again without resting. Sisyphus. - Author: Roland Barthes
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#41. Can a man be poor if he is free from want, if he does not covet the belongings of others, if he is rich in the possession of God? Rather, he is poor who possesses much but still craves for more. - Author: Tertullian
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#42. I've been robbed once already. I won't let it happen again. It's only my cat they managed to kill twice. No-one will ever again steal my belongings, or my peace of mind. - Author: Magda Szabo
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#43. In some of our subcultures, paper bags are often used to carry intimate personal belongings. And the sight of some of our less fortunate citizens carrying their belongings in brown paper bags is too familiar to permit such crass biases to diminish protection of privacy. - Author: David L. Bazelon
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#44. Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#45. Time And well being are two valuable belongings that we do not acknowledge and respect till they've been depleted. - Author: Denis Waitley
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#46. Museums should no longer concern themselves with history on a grand scale, the sagas of kings and heroes, or the forging of national identities; they should focus instead on the lives and belongings of ordinary people, just as modern novels do. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#47. Once you learn to choose your belongings properly, you will be left with only the amount that fits perfectly in the space you own. - Author: Marie Kondo
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#48. In addition to the physical value of things, there are three other factors that add value to our belongings: function, information, and emotional attachment. - Author: Marie Kondo
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#49. Your actions are your only belongings. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#50. As a splendid palace deserted by its inmates looks like a ruin, so does a man without character, all his material belongings notwithstanding. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#51. Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#52. -Books were once cherished belongings of people, that they weren't always just neglected and collecting dust. - Author: Barbara Hodgson
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#53. For my part, I wish all guns with their belongings and everything could be sent to hell, which is the proper place for their exhibition and use. - Author: Alfred Nobel
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#54. Delicacy - a sad, sad false delicacy - robs literature of the two best things among its belongings: Family-circle narratives & obscene stories. - Author: Mark Twain
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#55. When I cannot bear outer pressures anymore, I begin to put order in my belongings ... As if unable to organize and control my life, I seek to exert this on the world of objects. - Author: Anais Nin
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#56. Amidst the wreckage of overturned furniture and shattered belongings, lying motionless and silent, are my parents. - Author: Rachel Morgan
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#57. It was nice of you to help that ungrateful little girl out." Blake unloaded his belongings onto his bed.
"Ah, I've got a soft spot for kids. They're so fucking little. - Author: Debra Anastasia
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#58. I went to collect the few personal belongings which ... I held to be invaluable: my cat, my resolve to travel, and my solitude. - Author: Colette
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#59. It's strange how someone can walk into your life, shatter the windows, break down your doors, scatter your belongings, and then walk away without having the slightest inkling of the storm they'd brought. - Author: Leylah Attar
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#60. Embracing a life content with fewer possessions has modeled for them the important truths that personal belongings are not the key to happiness, that security is found in their character, and that the pursuit of happiness runs a different road than the pursuit of possessions. - Author: Joshua Becker
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#61. I didn't know someone could find a way to be conceited about houseplants, but Connor has lots of talent in making his belongings seem superior. - Author: Becca Ritchie
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#62. Farran studied his new ally, his gaze glittering. "You have no idea." After another moment, he asked, "Why did you do it?"
Arobynn's attention drifted back to the wagon, already a small dot in the rolling foothills above Rifthold. "Because I don't like sharing my belongings. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#63. The great art of life is to moderate our passions. Objects of affection are like other belongings. We must love them enough to enrich our lives while we have them, not enough to impoverish our lives when they are gone. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#64. You could not spend your entire span of life in thrall to the code of stuff. There was no code of stuff. Stuff was just stuff. You couldn't live by it or for it. - Author: John Lanchester
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#65. In a country where possessions counted for everything, we had no belongings except our stories. - Author: Viet Thanh Nguyen
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#66. She is no more than thirty pounds; no more than three feet tall; her entire bag of belongings could fit in a single drawer; she rarely peaks unless spoken to; and her heart beats no louder than a bird's. So how is it possible that she takes up so much space?! - Author: Amor Towles
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#67. Either I shall find it, or I shall not find it. I examine my note-case. I look in all my pockets. These are the things that forever interrupt the process upon which I am eternally engaged of finding some perfect phrase that fits this moment exactly. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#68. I hate belongings. I hate clutter. It really bothers me because I can't think properly. If you've got distractions in front of you, your mind goes nuts. - Author: Simon Cowell
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#69. I have frequently thought that the dead should be buried with all their belongings. It seems weirdly perverse that their clothes should still be here when the people you love best in the world have gone. - Author: Alice Thomas Ellis
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#70. Whoever has the better stuff wins. Sound familiar, American lackeys of late-stage capitalism? - Author: Colson Whitehead
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#71. Sifting through these layers of belongings while Ira stood mute behind her, Maggie had a sudden view of her life as circular. It forever repeated itself, and it was entirely lacking in hope. - Author: Anne Tyler
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#72. The past has no belongings. The past does not obligingly absorb what is not wanted. - Author: William Trevor
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#73. Laine taped the last box shut. That was it, then: All of Gavin's belongings put away; some for charity, some for the dump, some to be saved for a happier 'one day' that Laine felt, right now, was as distant as the stars. - Author: Stephen M. Irwin
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#74. The chase for more, and the need to be recognised through our achievements and belongings, can hinder us from the real things, like time with those we love, time doing things we love ourselves, and balance. It's probably all about balance really, isn't it? - Author: Bronnie Ware
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#75. not to care for any of his belongings before caring that he himself should be as good and as wise as possible, not to care for the city's possessions more than for the city itself, and to care for other things in the same way. - Author: Plato
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#76. He put his fingertips against her forehead.
"You must be at least this tall to ride The Beast."
"Secure your belongings and keepy your arms and legs around the ride at all times. - Author: Olivia Cunning
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#77. I hit him as hard as I could. His hands were full of my belongings, and every time I punched him he dropped something. I slugged him and my camera popped out; I hit him again and there was my money belt; another punch and my shorts flew up in the air. - Author: Peter Hessler
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#78. In a few hours, I'm going to be banished to the surface, my belongings raffled off as novelty items and my living space given to someone else - my reputation destroyed. I'd rather have your head than your soul at this point in my illustrious career. - Al - Author: Kim Harrison
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#79. They left their encampment with dirt-covered linen strewn about the abandoned grounds amongst clothes, shoes, children's toys and other discarded belongings. The handcart wheels crunched over them, and the dry wheels screamed as the Willie Company started for Zion. - Author: Sage Steadman
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