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Property Quotes


These are some of the best 'Property' quotations and sayings.

A great object is always answered, whenever any property is transferred from hands that are not fit for that property to those  that are.

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?

Mine is better than ours.

Property exists by grace of the law. It is not a fact, but a legal fiction.

Property is dear to men not only for the sensual pleasure it can afford, but also because it is the bulwark of all they hold dearest on earth, and above all else, because it is the safeguard of those they love most against misery and all physical distress.

Property is theft.

The accumulation of property is no guarantee of the development of character, but the development of character, or of any other good whatever, is impossible without property.

The highest law gives a thing to him who can use it.

The instinct of ownership is fundamental in man's nature.

The invectives against capital in the hands of those who have it, are double-faced, and when turned about are nothing but demands for capital in the hands of those who have it not, in order that they may do with it just what those who have it are now doing with it.

The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.

There can be to the ownership of anything no rightful title which is not derived from the title of the producer and does not rest upon the natural right of the man to himself.