It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Fortune Good Good Fortune Man Must
It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.
By all means continue destroying my possessions. I daresay I have too many.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
Does Kill Knowledge More Mystery
No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.
Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
Mind Possession Prized Quality State