Ownership Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old ownership quotes, ownership sayings, and ownership proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The landscape should belong to the people who see it all the time.     

Amiri Baraka

If there is one single reason why good people turn evil, it is because they fail to recognize God's ownership over their kingdom, their vocation, their resources, their abilities, and above all their lives.     

Erwin W. Lutzer

Something happens when you feel ownership. You no longer act like a spectator or consumer, because you're an owner. Faith is at its best when it's that way too. It's best lived when it's owned.     

Bob Goff

Our ownership in Christ is documented in the Word of God, and our names are registered in the Lamb's Book of Life.     

David Jeremiah

In a very real way, ownership is the essence of leadership. When you are ridiculously in charge, then you own whatever happens in a company, school, et cetera.     

Henry Cloud

Ownership is not a general feature of our society, determining its character. On the contrary, dependence on a precarious wage at the will of others is the general feature of our society.     

Hilaire Belloc

People always want to have ownership and decision-making and autonomy.     

Stan Shih

The quality of ownership is not what it was in yesteryear.     

Art Modell

Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership. And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organization can have.     

Pat Summitt

Joy comes not through possession or ownership but through a wise and loving heart.     

Gautama Buddha

My philosophy is based on the principle of self-ownership. You own your life. To deny this is to imply that another person has a higher claim on your life than you do. No other person, or group of persons, owns your life nor do you own the lives of others.     

Ken Schoolland

Whenever conflict arises among living creatures the sense of ownership is the cause.     


Ownership is a sine qua non of sustainable development.     

James Wolfensohn

No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property.     

Charles Dudley Warner

Share ownership of your ideas. The more people who lie awake in bed thinking about your idea, the better.     

Scott Belsky

Take ownership of every decision you make because you will be hold responsible for the film, whether good or bad.     

David Fincher

The greatest ownership of all is to glance around and understand.     

William Stafford

Ownership is the most intimate relationship that one can have to objects. Not that they come alive in him; it is he who lives in them.     

Walter Benjamin

If a man has the right to self-ownership, to the control of his life, then in the real world he must also have the right to sustain his life by grappling with and transforming resources; he must be able to own the ground and the resources on which he stands and which he must use. In short, to sustain his human right.     

Murray Rothbard