"It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused their monopoly of legal knowledge and at all events their exclusive possession of the law was a formidable impediment to the success of those popular movements which began to be universal in the western world."
"Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it."
"The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction."
"Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give."
"The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery."
"Reason is an action of the mind knowledge is a possession of the mind but faith is an attitude of the person. It means you are prepared to stake yourself on something being so."
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
"One's religion is one's own possession and he has a right to it."
"There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source."
"Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind."