There is nothing illegal in keeping up a tomb; on the contrary, it is a very laudable thing to do.
Lindley, L.J., In re Tyler, Tyler v. Tyler (1891), L. R. 3 C. D. , p. 258.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
We are a band of brothers and native to the soil, fighting for the property we gained by honest toil.
The whole title by which you possess your property, is not a title of nature but of a human institution.
Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.Adam Smith
If a Tory does not believe that private property is one of the main bulwarks of individual freedom, then he had better become a socialist and have done with it.
A thing which is not in esse but in apparent expectancy is regarded in law.
The power to regulate the disposal of property after death ought not to extend to doing it in a manner tending to the prejudice of the living.
The Court has of late years been much more ready to decide questions as to interests in futuro than it formerly was.
Rules of property ought to be generally known, and not to be left upon loose notes, which rather serve to confound principles, than to confirm them.
Entry is not equivalent to possession.
The law is so benignant in this country that it sometimes contradicts itself in order to preserve estates.
We must not be frighted when a matter of property comes before us by saying it belongs to the Parliament; we must exert the Queen's jurisdiction.
Monuments are memorials of great use in questions of descent, and in matters of family interest; decency and propriety likewise require that they should not remain in a state of ruin and decay.
If a man will make a purchase of a chance, he must abide by the consequences.
I may use mine own as I will.
I know of no case in which you are to have a judicial proceeding, by which a man is to be deprived of any part of his property, without his having an opportunity of being heard.
The superior man loves his soul; the inferior man loves his property.