Quotation Explorer - 'Ownership'

Success is personal ownership of the dream, and responsibility for its desired outcome. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
PORTABLE, adj. Exposed to a mutable ownership through vicissitudes of possession. His light estate, if neither he did make it Nor yet its former guardian forsake it, Is portable improperly, I take it. Worgum Slupsky - Ambrose Bierce
Ownership breeds slavery: with every single thing that you acquire, comes a new worry of not losing that thing. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
State ownership! It leads only to absurd and monstrous conclusions; state ownership means state monopoly, concentrated in the hands of one party and its adherents, and that state brings only ruin and bankruptcy to all. - Benito Mussolini
When failing spectacularly the trick is to employ an inverted Schadenfreude. Take ownership of your misfortune. - Dean Cavanagh
The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good shit and give it away as fast as you can. - Lisa Williams
The language of marriage is often a language of ownership, not a language of partnership. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
There is no ownership. There is only stewardship. - LeeAnn Taylor
In my relationship, she is my woman and I am her man. This designation is not one of ownership, but of passion. It is a loving and passionate expression that reflects the truth that out of over seven billion people in the world, she is my ONE. - Steve Maraboli
It's paramount we take ownership of our lives. Sadness is greatly due to our having sacrificed ourselves over to a power outside of ourselves. We need to be proactive in creating positive thoughts and actions that will align ourselves with where we want to be and what we want to feel in life. - Kaiden Blake
Happiness is an awareness—a blissful perception, not in ownership or in material possessions. - Debasish Mridha
O bliss of the collector, bliss of the man of leisure! Of no one has less been expected and no one has had a greater sense of well-being than... a collector. Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can have to objects. No t that they come alive in him; it is he who comes alive in them. - Walter Benjamin
People take ownership of sickness and disease by saying things like MY high blood pressure MY diabetes, MY heart disease, MY depression, MY! MY! MY! Don't own it because it doesn't belong to you! - Stella Payton
Her voice had suddenly jumped a couple of social classes to underline her ownership status. - Joe Cawley
The sad news is, nobody owes you a career. Your career is literally your business. You own it as a sole proprietor. You have one employee: yourself. You need to accept ownership of your career, your skills and the timing of your moves.
The Leader who sets a vision and encourages others to to take ownership in their future will obtain the greatest reward of overall performance resulting in success.~bns~ - Bluenscottish
Because our power is motivating, and gives momentum and ownership of changes to those who dream of failure. - Lisa McMann
What is Poverty? A hateful good; a mother of health; a putting away of cares; a discoverer of wisdom; business without injury; ownership without calumny; happiness without anxiety. - Secundus the Silent
Don't get too lost in consumerism or materialism. As for ownership, the ultimate test of it is were you born with it and can you take it with you when you leave? - Rasheed Ogunlaru
ownergy= ownership + energy. A word i coined together to mean working with a clear sense of ownership and energy to achieve great success. Brimekonsult. - brimekonsult
IMAGINATION, n. A warehouse of facts, with poet and liar in joint ownership. - Ambrose Bierce
Ownership of words is the reason, only few of us truly keep and respect our words. If you won't keep yours, it's probably not yours. - Seun Ayilara
PLUNDER, v. To take the property of another without observing the decent and customary reticences of theft. To effect a change of ownership with the candid concomitance of a brass band. To wrest the wealth of A from B and leave C lamenting a vanishing opportunity. - Ambrose Bierce
There's no correlation between creativity and equipment ownership. None. Zilch. Nada. Actually, as the artist gets more into his thing, and as he gets more successful, his number of tools tends to go down. He knows what works for him. Expending mental energy on stuff wastes time. - Hugh Macleod
To think about your life is to create it. You have to take ownership of where you are right now and know where you want to go before you can get there. Keep collecting evidence for your success. You can believe it, and you can be it. - Ali Vincent
AT any given time we are either taking Ownership or Blaming, Ownership is a better choice!! - Harrish Sairaman
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