Top 35 Quotes About Ownership Of Land

#1. It is a beneficent incident of the ownership of land that a pioneer who reduces it to use, and helps to lay the foundations of a new State, finds a profit in the increasing value of land as the new State grows up.

William Graham Sumner

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#2. I believe that the abolition of private ownership of land and capital is a necessary step toward any world in which the nations are to live at peace with one another.

Bertrand Russell

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#3. I discovered that Human Nature was not, as I had always supposed, a fixed and unalterable entity, that wars are not caused by a natural urge in men to fight, that ownership of land and factories is not necessarily the natural reward of greater wisdom and energy.

Jessica Mitford

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#4. Some of the greatest uprisings and consequent civil wars in Mexico have centered squarely on the ownership of land.

Wole Soyinka

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#5. If government ownership of land and natural resources was the best way to protect the environment, then we should have found a Garden of Eden in the Soviet Union after the Iron Curtain came down. Instead, there was one environmental horror story after another.

Malcolm Wallop

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#6. Private ownership of land is the nether mill-stone. Material progress is the upper mill-stone. Between them, with an increasing pressure, the working classes are being ground.

Henry George

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#7. How does Reyes feel about him?"
"He would rip out his spine if I let him."
She patted my knee. "I would expect nothing less from the son of evil incarnate. He's a good guy.

Darynda Jones

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#8. In our time, in particular, there exists another form of ownership which is becoming no less important than land: the possession of know-how, technology and skill. The wealth of the industrialized nations is based much more on this kind of ownership than on natural resources.

Pope John Paul II

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#9. As much as it's awful to learn about all the greedy and selfish decisions that some people make, I know there are many more people who have good intentions.

Jayni Chase

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#10. The hated system of land tenure, so contributory to general unrest in Asia, has been abolished. Every farmer is now accorded the right and dignity of ownership of the land he long has tilled.

Douglas MacArthur

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#11. I wondered why I hadn't loved that day more, why I hadn't savored every bit of it ... why I hadn't known how good it was to live so normally, so everyday. But you only know that, I suppose, after it's not normal and every day any longer.

Anna Quindlen

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#12. I saw with my eyes people with and without purpose, people with the purpose know where they are going and the others follow the flow!?

Deyth Banger

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#13. Why precisely do we want to change land ownership? The answer seems to me to be quite clear: to inhibit land speculation, to inhibit the private exploitation of the scarcity-value of land, to inhibit as we might say the cornering of land.

E.F. Schumacher

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#14. I think nobody owns the land until their dead are in it.

Joan Didion

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#15. Race. Land. Ownership. Faith. Theft. Blood. And more blood. And more. And

Zadie Smith

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#16. We have the highest graduation rates, the broadest health care access, and the greatest level of home ownership and workforce participation in the country. And we did it all with a small population in a cold state that coastal big shots refer to as fly-over land.

Tim Pawlenty

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#17. Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.

Ambrose Bierce

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#18. The desire for carnal possession quickly cools, whereas the desire to own land never quits the heart of man.

Gabriel Chevallier

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#19. Learn to see by feeling, because that's the essence of analytical quality.

Daniel Marques

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#20. Western concepts of ownership and privatization came in and clashed with that. So land began to be exchanged.

Neil Abercrombie

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#21. For most of human history people owned other people. Then, only a hundred and fifty years ago, our ancestors figured out that was a bad idea. One day we'll figure out, or our descendants will figure out, that people owning land they don't live on or work is a bad idea too.

Dennis Vickers

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#22. What kind of city are we living in, if we encourage the development or ownership of large, expensive properties for investment and land banking ... while people are sleeping on the streets?

Jeremy Corbyn

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#23. So much for land ownership, Henry thinks; it's a modern myth. You can buy and sell rights to use the land; you can't actually own it. He tries to remember who said, the land doesn't belong to you, you belong to the land; the author was certainly Native American, but he can't pin down the source.

J.J. Brown

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#24. Land surveyors start as employees, and move up to partnership in a firm or to ownership of their own enterprise if they wish. Some wind up working for government, private corporations, or public enterprise.

Mark Mason

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#25. Land ownership has never been a problem. People have access to land. The peasants cannot complain about land ownership.

Jakaya Kikwete

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#26. The descendants of those who crucified Christ ... have taken ownership of the riches of the world, a minority has taken ownership of the gold of the world, the silver, the minerals, water, the good lands, petrol, well, the riches, and they have concentrated the riches in a small number of hands.

Hugo Chavez

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#27. My name's Elai, Ellai's daughter, line of the first Cloud, the first Elly; of Pia, line of the first Jin when they made the world. And you're on my land.

C.J. Cherryh

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Brian Cox

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#29. Property is not the natural and obvious and inevitable concept that most people think it is.

Robert A. Heinlein

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#30. I had the feeling that Sarajevo was the perfect place to shoot the film I wanted to shoot. It is the perfect illustration of purgatory.

Jean-Luc Godard

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#31. Each generation has its own rendezvous with the land, for despite our fee titles and claims of ownership, we are all brief tenants on this planet. By choice, or by default, we will carve out a land legacy for our heirs.

Stewart Udall

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#32. There was nothing to compare with standing on a piece of land you owned free and clear. No one could push you off it, no one could take it from you, no one could tell you what to do with it.

Jeannette Walls

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#33. For much of American history, the worst classes were seen as extrusions of the worst land: scrubby, barren, and swampy wasteland. Home ownership remains today the measure of social mobility.

Nancy Isenberg

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#34. I think private ownership is generally superior to public because you care about the land more and it doesn't get trashed.

John C. Malone

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#35. But it's our land. We measured it and broke it up. We were born on it, and we got killed on it, died on it. Even if it's no good, it's still ours. That's what makes it ours- being born on it, working it, dying on it. That makes ownership, not a paper with numbers on it.

John Steinbeck

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