Own Quotes

It’s possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure.

I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.

I begin my Property classes with the question: “do you own yourself?” Most of my students eagerly nod their heads in the affirmative, until I warn them that, by the time we finish examining this question at the end of the year, they will find their answer most troubling, whatever it may be today. “If […]

If you don’t run your own life, somebody else will.

Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.

We created god in our own image and likeness!

Those who own much have much to fear.

And it is in his own image, let us remember, that Man creates God.

Whoever prefers life to death, happiness to suffering, well-being to misery, must defend without compromise private ownership in the means of production.

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.