Quotes on property

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Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.
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Frederic Bastiat Quotes

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An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
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Herbert Spencer Quotes

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The preservation of the means of knowledge among the lowest ranks is of more importance to the public than all the property of all the rich men in the country.
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John Adams Quotes

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It is the lash of hunger which compels the poor man to submit. In order to live he must sell - "voluntarily" sell - himself every day and hour to the "beast of property."
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Johann Most Quotes

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Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main bulwark.
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Walter Lippmann Quotes

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Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine were taken away.
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Anaxagoras Quotes

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Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.
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John Locke Quotes

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Religion, the dominion of the human mind; Property, the dominion of human needs; and Government, the dominion of human conduct, represent the stronghold of man's enslavement and all the horrors it entails.
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Emma Goldman Quotes

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By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.
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Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization.
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Ludwig von Mises Quotes

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