Top 255 Owned Quotes

In this post, you will find great Owned Quotes from famous people, such as Andy Cohen, Alex Pareene, LisaRaye McCoy-Misick, Stephane Hessel, Laurie Graham. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I work out at Will Space four times a week. It's a priv

I work out at Will Space four times a week. It’s a private training gym. It’s owned by my trainer, Will Torres. I just came from there, actually. I turned Mark Consuelos onto Will, so he goes there too. Today we boxed. It’s every kind of cross-training you can do.
As long as Rupert Murdoch has owned it, the ‘New York Post‘ has been defined by its shamelessness and total lack of interest in taking responsibility for its worst errors and poor judgment.
I grew up on the Southside of Chicago. What people don’t realize is that my father was a multimillionaire who owned 12 hotels, motels, a steel mill, a radio station, a club, nursing home, and a law office. So I think it’s safe to say I’m a little above middle class and I’m a daddy‘s girl.
The wealthy have installed their slaves in the highest spheres of the state. The banks are privately owned. They are concerned solely with profits. They have no interest in the common good.
Stephane Hessel
Once, every woman owned a small mirrored compact, and it was considered normalsophisticated even – to flip it open to discreetly check for things like nose-glow or lipstick smudge.
In Positano, I like the San Pietro Hotel, which is run by a friend whose family has owned the hotel for more than 100 years.
One of my friend‘s dad owned a grocery store, and one of the kids who worked at the grocery store was a wrestler. We got tickets to one of the shows, and then we stayed after, and they asked us if we wanted to get in there and train a little bit.
I think the media has portrayed conservatives as these cold, heartless people who want poor people to die and let half the population starve and all this. They’ve done that so effectively because they’ve owned the narrative for so long.
No, the Knicks are not owned by the public. The Knicks are owned by the shareholders of the company, of which I’m the majority shareholder.
I love music. But I’ve never owned a TV in my adult life, and I’ve never lived in a place with a television.
We never had a giant library or owned a lot of commercial characters the way most studios did. And since we didn’t have a lot of internal resources, we had to find ways to be inventive and resourceful, which I think is a healthy way to run a good business.
Toby Emmerich
I rolled the second car that I ever owned, a Toyota 4 Runner. This was winter in Colorado, two weeks before the 2002 Olympic trials. I was driving in the outside lane, and my rear tire caught some black ice, and we totally turned sideways to the point where we were heading right toward the median.
My mom used to tell me that the most valuable thing she owned was her library card. We were poor, but that’s not what she was talking about. My mom knew that education opened doors and opened minds.
I think there’s a certain level of trust that I have with women. I’ve always been honest, even when I haven‘t had good times in my life or my movie bombed or I’ve had great success. I’ve owned up to all of it.
I didn’t realize I could sing until I served someone tea at a cafe my parents owned in north west London, where we had settled as a family, after moving from Jamaica when I was 11. I was harmonizing to a track on the jukebox and a man asked me how I managed to do it so well. He recommended me to a talent agent.
Irony has seeped into the felt of any fedora hat I have ever owned – not out of any wish of mine, but out of necessity. A fedora hat worn by me without the necessary protective irony would eat through my head and kill me.
George W. S. Trow
I was the only person at Univision who had complete creative control of my own show, by contract. They didn’t like that. I was the executive producer; I owned the studio where we taped. I decided who went on my show and who didn’t.
My father had owned a ranch when he was younger, in Montana, and he remembered riding his horse across the prairie and seeing some large bones sticking out of the ground. He was enough of a geologist, being a sand and gravel man, to have a pretty good notion that they were dinosaur bones.
The Connection Machines owned by the United States government laboratories were made available to me because they were considered impossible to program and there was no great demand for them at that time.
Philip Emeagwali
When I was a kid I joined the circus. I did that. It is true. But it’s not like you think. There was a guy, he had his own circus. His name was Carol Jacobs and he owned it. It was a small thing.
If there ever was an ‘America’s team,’ it would be itty-bitty, little Green Bay, stuck way up there somewhere, owned by the salt-of-the-Earth citizens themselves.
I own a lot of my house, because I’m Irish and from people who never owned anything.
Most artists have contracts directly with the record company, and when they do music, all of their music is owned by the record company. But I did mine through a production company.
Joe Biden’s nomination of gun-grabber David Chipman, who wants to ban, confiscate, and destroy the most popular self-defense and hunting rifle in America owned by millions of American patriots, is a clear indication that the ATF’s war on gun owners is just beginning and is about to crank up.
You go back and you read your Constitution. You read your Declaration of Independence. And you will see that the only people who could decide these freedoms were white males who owned property, and all the rest of us were excluded.
Racism, xenophobia and unfair discrimination have spawned slavery, when human beings have bought and sold and owned and branded fellow human beings as if they were so many beasts of burden.
In high school, I worked at The Video Room in Oakland, California. It had the largest selection of laser discs in the Bay Area. One guy owned all of them.
Where I live, there are a lot of businesses owned by Ethiopians and Eritreans. They’re the new immigrants, the new Greeks – what my people did. The next generation of these people will probably be college graduates. That’s how it works, right there in front of your eyes.
I just bought a building in Los Angeles – on Sunset Boulevard. It’s a building that was owned by Charlie Chaplin. It’s going to be a sound- stage for videos; for full-scale productions.
I was a psych major in college and I actually owned two white lab rats. I had to train them and I took them home so that’s just kind of missing for me.
Steven Yeun
My allegiance was always to the act. I wanted them to be happy. I wasn’t owned by a magazine or a record label. And I was a very naughty boy to boot!
Mick Rock
The longer khakis are owned and the more they are washe

The longer khakis are owned and the more they are washed, the softer and more comfortable they become.
There was no such thing as child abuse. Parents owned their children. They could do whatever they wanted.
I have never owned a share of stock in my life, and the only time I’ve double dipped into anything is at the snack tray.
TV broadcasting is owned, in the sense that governments around the world have asserted power over the airwaves that permeate their territories, deciding who can use what bandwidth and why – and those with licenses then, with exceptions determined by regulators, decide what to broadcast.
I’m lucky that it’s about fashion and perfume and cosmetics. If my father had owned a tire company, I don’t know what I would have done.
Delphine Arnault
There wasn’t much around. After the shows, we would go to an Italian restaurant that a friend of ours owned and so I didn’t get a chance to see much. Actually, that holds true of most places I’ve been.
Connie Francis
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
I met my wife; she barely owned a television and worked for Save the Children. We sat down one night, and we fell in love, and that was it.
He owned a service station, and I used to go there and piddle around – pump some gas, get in the way.
Jack Youngblood
I remembered their songs but I had never owned a Beatles album.
My parents owned a hair salon, so I learned a few tricks there. I can cut people’s hair – if they let me.
PayPal came within an inch of being shut down by regulators when they started. The feds seizing the Dwolla account and stealing the money that is owned by Mt. Gox customers is more proof that Bitcoin is the superior payment system.
I think it would be better if nobody owned anything, but they didn’t starve. Had enough paint and enough pianos and everything else.
Arthur Boyd
I’ve never owned an Apple product. I like the fact that PCs are open architecture and not locked down like Apple products. I feel that Macs are also unjustifiably overpriced.
I was incredibly impressed with HOTorNOT, because it was the first time that someone had designed a website where anyone could upload content that everyone else could view. That was a new concept because up until that point, it was always the people who owned the website who would provide the content.
Jawed Karim
Congress, the White House, and Hollywood, Wall Street, are owned by the Zionists.
One can no longer live with people: it is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease.
I don’t have a real home. When I got ‘Avatar,’ I sold everything that I owned because I knew it was going to be a long journey. I’ve got two bags, and that was four years ago, and I’ve been working ever since, and I’ve still only got two bags – a bag of books and a bag of clothes. That’s about it.
A couple months before I got the audition for ‘Arrow,’ my husband and I had just sold everything we owned, packed our dogs and belongings into a truck, and moved to Los Angles with a prayer and almost no money. When I ended up booking the role, we both cried from joy and gratitude for a week straight.
People didn’t know where they could trade. When everybody owes each other IOUs that can be in multiple places at once, that’s how the system couldn’t tell any more who owned what and who owed what to whom. Blockchain could have prevented 2008.
My mom worked for Apple, and my dad owned his own business.
Shell companies can be owned by other shell companies; opaque offshore vehicles are carefully designed so that regulators can’t identify who is using them; with the right accountants, they can be set up quickly and easily.
We have to be very cognizant of the fact that 90 percent of the electronic media in this country is owned, operated, programmed, and controlled by conservatives. They made a concerted effort during and before the Reagan years that they were going to get the microphone.
Back then, the excise tax was designed to be a luxury tax for people who owned telephones.
The most interesting people to me are entrepreneurs. As someone who’s owned my own business for over a decade, I am always so inspired by people who are building things.
Insurance companies, whether private or government owned, must be compelled to pay for health-promoting measures. In turn, this will encourage physicians to offer such treatments in earnest.
My mother‘s last name, maiden name is Hogue. She is Cherokee and African. My grandfather, Dave Hogue, owned 300 acres of land in Marion, Alabama. He was an entrepreneur and someone I looked up to as a kid a lot.
To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life. Every politician has lied about something because they are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.
Peter Schuyler
People told me that Miley’s ’23’ wasn’t hip-hop. Let me tell you, she went in and owned that track.
Men rarely worry about using or being used because all relationships work that way. A man perceives himself as owning and being owned by a woman. ‘Use’ is a dirty word only when there’s an imbalance in the relationship.
I ride horses, I love horses, I’ve owned horses.
It wasn't until I owned my body and really learned to l

It wasn’t until I owned my body and really learned to love it – all of it – that my career just went to a level that I couldn’t have expected.
You can’t put the Hollywood sign in a movie without paying them. That is a landmark in L.A. I’m sorry, remove it from our skyline, then. You know? How dare they. That should be public domain, right? But it’s privately owned, and they enforce that. They sue people. If you see it in the movie, they’ve paid for that.
My family never owned a home. We leased.
My dad didn’t graduate high school. My mom is a high school graduate. My mom is a factory worker. My dad owned a bar in the inner city.
I kind of flew into a panic that somebody would have already owned the rights, because Christina Noble‘s life is such a good story. It took us two full years to get Christina to agree and sign the rights.
Even in November 1938, after five years of anti-Semitic legislation and persecution, they still owned, according to the Times correspondent in Berlin, something like a third of the real property in the Reich.
Arthur Bryant
A male gynecologist is like an auto mechanic who has never owned a car.
Carrie Snow
When I was a boy, my parents were writers and they owned a bookstore, ‘The Complete Traveler in New York,’ so writing and books have held special places in my heart all my life.
Mike Greenberg
Once the film is out and a lot of people are seeing it, it becomes almost owned by the cinemagoers of the world.
I’m left-handed, and it’s not very easy to find reasonably priced, high-quality left-handed guitars. But out of all the guitars in the whole world, the Fender Mustang is my favorite. I’ve only owned two of them.
Many tech company execs who visit to pitch products take time to peruse the shelves and exclaim upon various devices they owned in younger days.
I am truly independently owned and operated.
My family owned a gelateria business, so as a kid, I would always design ice cream cones. If you want to transform a shoe from design into a properly wearable product, however, you need technical knowledge. So I worked for four years inside a local shoe company.
I’ve never owned a cell phone and don’t plan on ever having one. If anyone needs to talk to me, they know where I live.
I was really into classifieds for awhile. I’m a big negotiator. My father owned a car dealership when I was younger… it’s just in my blood.
I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one.
The problem is that the automobile companies are not independent entities capable of pursuing their own interests. Rather, they are owned and controlled by organizations that are much more heavily invested in oil.
In days gone by, short-statured people were not only labelled as ugly, stupid and freakish, they were often owned by aristocrats and treated, at best, as entertainment and, at worst, as pets.
We Liberals like to think our thoughts aren’t controlled. We pride ourselves on our independent thinking. We know we shouldn’t believe everything we read. We realize the media is skewed, we know it’s owned by a small group of people, we realize it’s biased, etc.
I live in Brick Towers, a public housing project in Newark‘s Central Ward. I moved in when the projects were privately owned by a man who the residents and I believed was a grade A slumlord.
What makes a good deli is a place that, one, is generally family-owned or owned by individuals that care. Delis that are owned by large corporations tend not to have that same soul. And two, delis that make as much of their food from scratch as possible.
Before I started WeWork, I owned a baby clothing company based in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
As a kid in Fayetteville, N.C., I played golf all day, every day, a lot of it by myself. I spent hundreds of hours around the greens at Cape Fear Valley, the course my dad owned, hitting every shot I could think of – the one-hop-and-release, the chip that lands dead, the explosion from a bad lie.
Raymond Floyd
My thing is to have a good, profitable company, for it to be 100% owned independently.
My beard is owned by HBO.
Kristofer Hivju
I’m happy – I moved into my new house, which is the first time I’ve owned a home on my own. It’s a big step, and my brother lives with me – I’m so happy about that.
With media companies today owned and sponsored by large corporations, it is difficult to know whether the news can be trusted.
I can only write new words at my desk, the one I’ve owned for 25 years. When we moved to our new house I designed my office around it. I’ve written everything I’ve ever written at this desk.
Steve Berry
My dad was a roofer when I was young. I believe he owned his own roofing company in Florida. And then he fell through a roof, broke his back. Permanently. I mean, he’s not paralyzed or anything, but he’s had to deal with pain for all of his life since then.
I had not starred in an independent film and it’s about a woman who owned a hair salon.
I’ve grown up with an active outdoor lifestyle. Before I lived in Australia, I ran a construction company in Oregon, U.S.A. I also owned horses and would spend several weeks a year exploring Oregon’s beautiful wilderness areas on horseback.
I had always felt deep down that I owned the characters

I had always felt deep down that I owned the characters. Much as I adored and cherished the work of my actors, I felt that they were cast to do and be what I could not physically do or be.
Decisions about whether industries or companies should be publicly or privately owned are for the governments of developing countries to make; but where they ask for our assistance we’ll give it.
When I hit 16, I got a scooter to ride to school. It was bright pink, and I saw on the ownership papers that Jonathan Ross once owned it. My friends slated me for it because of the colour, but it was cool. My father used to ride, and my mother’s boyfriend has a bike, so we’re a bit of a biker family.
To be honest, I owned one suit before I filmed ‘Mad Men‘ – the one suit that you have to have as an adult. Outside of that, I never really felt comfortable in a suit.
Aaron Staton
I had knockback after knockback before I got anywhere. After I got my first record deal I thought that was it, then Gut Records went into liquidation. I was 20. I had no idea what that meant. I had a few days to get myself out of that contract or my work would be owned by someone else.
My family owned a furniture/appliance store near Kingston, Jamaica. I worked there all summer but lived in a very structured environment the rest of the year at an all-girl Catholic boarding school.
Ann-Marie Campbell
ABC is owned by Disney, so it’s a little more conservative than Adult Swim. Polar opposites.
I grew up in Long Island City. When I was growing up, my parents owned a women’s clothing store in Queens. It was for older women. I got my bras there, until I realized I didn’t want those huge, taupe bras. Everything was beige, with massive amounts of hooks.
The first cellphone I owned was hardly a slim, high-tech device – it was more like a brick with buttons, only with worse reception. If you wanted to use your phone to give someone a message, you were better off throwing it at him and hoping you broke his car window.
I don’t have a television in my house. I haven’t owned one in years. In truth, it’s about mental health for me. It’s hard for me to have a television in the house because I’ll just stay inside and binge-watch stuff that I don’t even want to watch. I’ve learned when I don’t have a TV, it forces me to go outside.
Shalita Grant
We’ve become a debtor nation. I don’t mean just on fixed-loan terms, but we own increasingly less abroad than is owned from abroad here.
I’m the football manager of Newcastle, which is owned by Mike Ashley.
White men have always controlled their wiveswages. Colored men were not able to do so until they themselves became free. Then they owned both their wives and their wages.
I like the way I look in a suit, and I wish I owned more. Actually, I wish I owned suits that fit me, I should say. You can buy off the rack and think, ‘Oh, this is perfect.’ But then you get a tailor-made suit for you, and it’s a whole different animal. You don’t just look good in a suit, you feel good in a suit.
Donald Faison
I was born in Chicago in 1927, the only child of Morris and Mildred Markowitz, who owned a small grocery store. We lived in a nice apartment, always had enough to eat, and I had my own room. I never was aware of the Great Depression.
Harry Markowitz
Jefferson owned slaves. He did not believe that all were created equal. He was a racist.
My mom was a teacher and my dad owned a small printing press where we printed visiting cards.
You wouldn’t find a Joni Mitchell on ‘X Factor;’ that’s not the place. ‘X Factor’ is a specific thing for people that want to go through that process – it’s a factory, you know, and it’s owned and stitched-up by puppet masters.
‘Under My Skin‘ was the first CD I ever owned.
In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.
My father owned pit bulls when I was young. He sometimes fought them. My brother and a lot of the men in my community owned pit bulls as well: sometimes they fought them for honor, never for money.
And imagine where we’d be today if President Franklin Roosevelt had owned apartment buildings in Frankfurt and Berlin. You know, some of us might be speaking German.
Luxembourg is the first adopter in Europe of a legal and regulatory framework recognizing that space resources are capable of being owned by private companies.
Etienne Schneider
I believe it’s time that women truly owned their superpowers and used their beauty and strength to change the world around them.
Looking back, I couldn’t get enough fights because Don King owned most of the top 10 fighters, and he never gave me a fight.
I wish I owned the UFC, you know?
If ever I needed an eight foot putt, and everything I owned depended on it, I would want Arnold Palmer to putt for me.
Bobby Jones
When I was 4, I had a schedule. I was playing softball. My brother was playing football. My parents were teachers, and they’d owned businesses. We like to work hard. Work and then books. Books and then work. We just knew that we had to excel. It sounds militant, but trust me, it was fun.
‘Luncheon of the Boating Party,’ owned by The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., has served Americans as a symbol of France and French culture, both of which I love, and is as evocative and triumphant an image as that other emissary of France, the Statue of Liberty.
I don’t want to be owned by anyone.
I would take one of 15 half-million-dollar cars I owned and go to the mall and spend that much money. Stupid, stupid stuff. It’s like it didn’t make a difference. They were ego investments. I would have been great with three or four cars. I didn’t need a 117-foot boat.
In general, if I owned a sports team, no matter what te

In general, if I owned a sports team, no matter what team it was, and someone asked me, ‘Hey, you won the championship. Would you go to the White House?’ I’d say, hey, guys, you won the championship. You decide what you want to do.
Around the world, it is much more difficult for women than for men to run a successful business. Even when laws are not explicitly biased against them, companies owned and operated by women often face discrimination every step of the way, from obtaining finance to finding customers.
The hardest achievement in acting – in my opinion, anyway – is nailing a role that absolutely nobody else could have played. Pacino owned Michael Corleone… but DeNiro could have owned it as well. Who else, though, but Val Kilmer could have nailed Jim Morrison? Does anyone besides Will Ferrell pull off Ron Burgundy?
One of the great tragedies of Brexit has been that despite the fact there was an unprecedented public vote for change, Brexit was almost hijacked, owned, and controlled by a technocratic establishment.
When the Bill of Rights was written, no one owned a MAG5100, 100-round magazine for an M-16. The concept of a mass slaughter carried out over a matter of minutes was incomprehensible.
We need to rid our State Owned Enterprises of corruption because the money being siphoned out should be funding them.
Every restaurant in the world is owned by a Greek.
I’ve seen the invention of television and performed on television even before my family owned one.
Knowing that my ancestry had all been quite wealthy and owned their own businesses probably left me with the ambition to replicate what they’d done.
We got our old Neve recording console, it was owned by The Kinks for a long time.
After writing two books featuring amazing dogs, I decided to be owned by one.
Kirby Larson
McDonalds. Apple. Starbucks. They were all small businesses, owned by entrepreneurs and people with vision.
‘The Deuce’ came about when David Simon and I were put in contact with a guy who, along with his twin brother, owned a couple bars in Times Square.
Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland.
So many venues are owned by these various different ticketing and promoting people, and they’re all in bed with one another. It’s no secret over here.
The only pleasure in redecorating or moving house comes from stumbling across books that I’d almost forgotten I owned.
In 2011, I negotiated to sell a plot that I owned near the airport to RKW Developers whose director was Dheeraj Wadhawan.
At one time in Montana, our elected officials were literally bought and owned by companies.
When I was four years old, my mother owned some tenements in the Bronx.
Cy Coleman
There is state-run television in Russia, which is more loyal to the state, as it always is with state television in any country. We have private owned networks; some of them are oppositional. We have thousands of regional networks that, in their regions, are more watched than the so-called federal stations.
I was always told I was Daddy’s little girl. In fact, we owned toy stores, and I would run in and want to get the latest toy off the shelf. My mom would say no way, and my dad would say, ‘Get whatever you want, baby.’
John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.
Properties like the Broadmoor diminish greatly in number over time. They flourish best if owned by a family with the values of stewardship, as opposed to seeing them as just another asset.
Mistakes, once owned, apologized for, and buried, need to be an accepted part of life.
Roughly 65% of American households owned a video recorder by 1989, when ‘The Simpsons‘ was launched. This meant that fans could watch episodes several times and pause a scene when they had spotted something curious.
My dad owned a propane company in Oklahoma.
Johnny Bench
I once owned a really, really ugly pair of white leather boots. They were so bad. It was back in the ’80s! It was just a really tacky fashion choice when I was in middle school, and I thought it was cool. I’m really embarrassed.
The majority of ground in the U.S. is owned by the federal government, and right now, very little of it is accessible to anybody that is trying to produce oil and gas, and we need to be opening that up.
The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!
Christopher Atkins
When I was in elementary school, I watched ‘Cinema Paradiso’ 22 times and memorized the dialogue. In the movie, everyone had a place, even the bum who thought he owned the piazza. Eccentricities were celebrated, and no one was isolated.
I don’t think that the world would be a better place if everyone owned a dog, and I don’t think that all relationships between dogs and their owners are good, healthy, or enriching.
If I owned Marseilles and Hell, I'd rent out Marseilles

If I owned Marseilles and Hell, I’d rent out Marseilles and live in Hell.
Plus, 40% of our debt is owned by foreign interest. I can’t support a plan that passes along cost burden to our children and makes us more reliant on foreign dollars.
Steve Israel
My earliest drawing is a supposed Carracci. It wasn’t very expensive, I guess, because they don’t know if it’s a real Carracci. But it has all these seals on it of people who’ve owned it, and one of the great portrait painters of England, Reynolds, had owned it, so that’s the earliest.
I’m not one of those kind of people that likes to beat up the past to validate the present. Certain people think that it’s cool to make fun of MC Hammer. I’m like, ‘Yeah, but you owned all of his records.’
We go through life owned by the stories we tell ourselves which are often historic and charged narratives – things we’ve learnt since childhood that we don’t even consciously realise are going on.
There were about 30 children at one stage, running around like savages at a place called Callow Hill, near Monmouth, which was owned by my grandparents. They lived in the big house, but my dad had five brothers and a sister, and they all lived in various houses scattered on the hill.
When I was writing ‘Kitchen Confidential,’ I was in my 40s, I had never paid rent on time, I was 10 years behind on my taxes, I had never owned my own furniture or a car.
Oh, my wife is a wonderful cook. She comes from a food-loving Italian family – her father owned a pizzeria!
Buddy Valastro
When I was a kid, I worked in the circus. It was a touring circus that was owned by a man named Terrell Jacobs. It was just one big tent, and he was a lion tamer. He didn’t have any kids, but the bit was that I would dress up as his son in an identical outfit.
Brands are essentially forbidden from saying or associating themselves with the Olympics – something that has been commonly owned by Western Civilization since the Greeks – unless they hand over piles of cash to the Games.
Most people at CMU thought it was perfectly reasonable for the U.S. to invade Nicaragua. They somehow thought they owned it.
My family was once invited to lunch at a chateau owned by a friend of a friend. As we drove our rental car up to the giant castle, my kids gasped and said, ‘They must be rich!’
Many companies are now promising to educate their employees in a pursuit of a culture that better values and respects diversity and the incredible work of black authors, black owned businesses and grassroot foundations are finally being recognised.
One of the things I think has been important for Blizzard is maintaining the direct relationship with our players. Having a platform that we owned and controlled was important for that strategy, and also to not be dependent on other publishers.
The land on which the cattle grazed was communal property. It was owned by no one. It was nobody’s private farm. It was the common property of the people, shared by the people. So the practice of sharing was central to the concept of ownership of property.
There’s been a growing dissatisfaction and distrust with the conventional publishing industry, in that you tend to have a lot of formerly reputable imprints now owned by big conglomerates.
When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world. The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where are our lands? Who owns them?
My favorite movies of all times is ‘Doctor Zhivago,’ and I love ‘Gone With the Wind.’ I’d love to play some Southern belle or something where I owned a plantation.
No company fails in communist China, because they’re all partly owned by the government.
Jim Bunning
No one wants a domain with their name on it owned by somebody else.
Jack Abramoff
If you wonder why urban young black women are allowing themselves to be victimized by Planned Parenthood, look at BET, which is owned by very wealthy white Democrats.
When the Atlanta Braves were owned by Ted Turner, he was very passionate and did whatever it took to do something good – and eventually he made money. Labels used to be the same way. Now they’re corporations, and it’s only about their stock.
All the major discussion sites are owned by large money-grubbing corporations, and their platforms are closed source. It’s incredibly toxic.
I’ve never owned a pair of jeans, but I had a fantastic denim boiler-suit and it got a lot of wearing.
When he ran a private company, one he owned, Trump could command all its constituent parts to do his bidding and make the rules himself. You’d think by his fourth year in the White House, he would have learned that the presidency doesn’t work that way. But obviously he hasn’t.
We tend to assume that data is either private or public, either owned by one person or shared by many. In fact there’s more to it than that, above and beyond the upsetting reality that private data is now anything but.
I owned a few ladiesapparel brands, and one of my business partners is a very popular blogger in the U.S.
I’ve owned 41 airplanes. A few of them would talk with me. This little seaplane, though, we’ve had long conversations in flight. There’s a spirit in anything, I think, into which we weave our soul. Not many pilots talk about it, but they think about it in the quiet dark of a night flight.
Mrs. Clinton is the embodiment of a corrupt establishment owned by special interests, having personally enriched herself by giving closed-door speeches to Wall Street firms and the big banks.
Reddit is not a public utility or a public square; it’s a privately owned space on the Internet.
I am a tumbleweed. I don’t have a company. I don’t have a staff. I don’t own anything – I’ve never owned a car or an apartment.
I love antique architecture, so if I have any indulgenc

I love antique architecture, so if I have any indulgences, I have owned and renovated and reconstructed a lot of old houses.
My husband and I love the saying, success is not owned. It’s rented, and rent is due every single day, and I really and truly believe that.
Conservatism‘s vulnerability is simply that it has no way to extract power from the evils America owned up to in the ’60s – no way to use the sins of the past to coerce Americans into doing what it wants.
My parents and friends, they’re Ph.D.s that worked as custodians, that owned their own businesses, that went bankrupt, that moved seven times, that sent their kid to Harvard, that don’t have any money for retirement. Highs and lows of life.
I think we’ve learned that the S.B.A. plays a critical role in providing access and opportunity when the market is not providing that access. We help banks get that money out into the hands of important and viable businesses, particularly those owned by minorities, women, immigrants and veterans.
Margaret Atwood and Ursula K. Le Guin were the biggest inspirations for my work because they trod into areas considered to be owned by male writers and created these worlds that are infused with an understanding of so much more than just technology.
I’ve always worked on my own home and different places that I’ve owned. I really enjoyed it. But I’m a mechanic, a motorcycle and car builder.
Antonio Sabato, Jr.
All women, and men of color – we were owned like tables and chairs. We spent a hundred years getting a legal identity as human beings. That’s a big thing.
The land which the Society of Jews will have secured by international law must naturally be privately owned.
Our house was destroyed in 1943, and I moved the family to a cottage I owned before the war in the Bavarian Alps. This cottage was meant for a very few people, and at the end of the war, there were about 13 people in this very small house.
When I was growing up the publishing world seemed so far away. When my mother wrote a book, she would look up the address of publishers on the backs of the books she owned and send off her manuscript.
Kiran Desai
You’ve got the Trump water and Trump Steaks and Trump’s very so-called dodgy university. And so many of the towers, the Trump towers around the world, the Trump resorts around the world, those are not owned by the Trump Organization.
I spent some time in juvenile detention, and as far as owning space, I may have owned too much space as a young boy, and it got me in trouble. But through that, I found some unity. I found acting, and that’s become a place to exercise that.
If your bank took bailout money, take your money out of that bank and put it in a credit union. Credit unions are owned by the people who have their money in the credit union.
I’ve never not owned a stick shift. There’s something about manual transmissions that I really appreciate and enjoy. And besides that, I like driving; I enjoy driving.
Prior to the Civil War, most libraries were either privately owned or housed in universities or churches.
I bought a year’s production of flax from a single field owned by a Dutch producer. That’s 10,000 kilograms of flax, enough to enable industrial level production. Now, I’m weaving it into tablecloths, tea towels, and other items at the Textile Museum in Tilburg. I’m producing hundreds of grown-up products!
Christien Meindertsma
I will never sign to a major record label again. If, by some mega fluke, a record of mine looked like it might break big, I’d try and do it via an indie or somehow license it. I’m not having my music owned by those corporate bastards again.
Malcolm Wilson
The great problem with corporate capitalism is that publicly owned companies have short time horizons. Unlike a privately owned business, the top executives of a publicly owned corporation generally come to their positions late in life. Consequently, they have a few years in which to make their fortune.
Chia Chang, the Washington correspondent for the privately owned Taipei news organization ‘United Daily News,’ was told to leave the ICAO building after producing a Taiwanese passport to ICAO media accreditation officials. Canada recognizes Taiwanese passports. Beijing does not.
Five years before my accident in 2003, you saw Kobe and Shaq pull up to games on bikes. Michael Jordan owned a racing team. So it wasn’t that weird that I was on a motorcycle, even though it was against team rules. You’ve got to live your life, you know? But yeah, I made a dumb choice.
My father was placid and easygoing. He owned a small shoe store where I helped out on Saturdays. I think he’d have been pleased if I’d made a career of working in the shoe store. But my mother was ambitious. She encouraged us to read books, and she pushed us toward a musical education.
Alan W. Livingston
A man perceives himself as owning and being owned by a woman.
When I first had Isaac, I only owned a mattress. Now I have a show?
Frankie Shaw
The first guitar I ever owned was a Kay SG copy. That cost like $35. Man, that was a terrible guitar.
I was raised with a sense of entrepreneurship – my father owned a roofing business, and I grew up with the idea that you never want someone telling you what you can and cannot do.
I believe that once I put music out, it’s owned by the listener.
I’m a lifelong strong supporter of the Second Amendment, and I’ve owned and used firearms since I was 10 years old.
Grameen Bank was formed as an institution owned by its borrower members, who are poor women. Through its unique decision-making process, Grameen Bank has given millions of women the means to emerge from the shadows in a male-dominated society and to make something of themselves.
I always said, ‘Whenever I get pregnant, I’m going to embrace all of the body changes that happen.’ My focus has not been on any sort of snap-back or anything like that, because your body won’t be the same after giving birth, and if anything, that’s something to be celebrated, embraced, and owned.
No former player has owned a team in baseball.
The first car the family owned was a Model A.

The first car the family owned was a Model A.
I have cared so much and so little about the cars I’ve owned.
We owned a bearded collie for many years. Sophie. She was old, and she died last year.
I don’t know if I’ve owned a piece of technology that I hated – I don’t think I would have owned it then.
If we’re going to spend a lot of money to deal with the problem of 200 million guns in the country owned by 65 million gun owners, we ought to have a system which will work and catch criminals.
John Dingell
If people support independently owned small businesses in their community, they can make a difference.
I feel like J. K. Rowling‘s world is one that is owned by everyone in some ways. People have grown up with it and have such a sense of that universe that there’s something kind of wonderful seeing everyone get involved.
My father, Beric, ran a joinery business and owned two factories.
In my early 20s, there was a period when all I owned was about a dozen CDs and a crappy Discman. I’d listen to ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ album endlessly as I sat on off-peak trains jerking around the Sussex countryside to and from the asylum I worked in.
My first record I owned was by Les Paul.
Bill Wyman
Disruption is in my genes. My father owned one of the first discount toy stores, Duane’s Toyland, in Albany and Schenectady, near where I grew up. Discount was always a huge disruptor – it disrupted Sears Roebuck.
Craig Hatkoff
America was made for white men. Literally, at the time of the writing of the new country’s Constitution, only white men could own land, and only men who owned land could vote.
The biggest revenue target is the preferential rate for long-term capital gains, which raises a perennial question: Why should capital income be taxed at a much lower rate than ordinary income? Capital assets are owned overwhelmingly by the rich.
My dad owned Cadillacs all my life.
I’m going to put on my gravestone, ‘He never owned a cell phone.’
No partnership between two independent companies, no matter how well run, can match the speed, effectiveness, responsiveness and efficiency of a solely owned company.
‘The Secret Garden‘ was the first musical that I fell in love with when I was a kid. My mom took me to see it, and it was the first one that I owned the soundtrack to and listened to over and over again.
I opened my first bar that I owned in 1989. The first one I ever owned was in downtown St. Louis.
Diversity in media is something that is intrinsic to a democratic society. We do not want the whole media owned by one person.
If I owned a network, I would never let a guy just put people on without telling me who they are.
Expanded outdoor dining has created a vibrancy in many of our neighborhoods in ways that we haven’t seen before, all while supporting locally owned, small businesses.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
I had no interest in being an actress what so ever, and when I was about 14 or 15, I was signed to a company in England. They owned a children’s TV show which they put me in as a singer, and I was on the show for three years, and I left the show when I was 18 and started looking for a record contract.
India de Beaufort
I had a Ford F-250. It was a big ol’ farm truck, but it wasn’t a rig. That’s about the biggest I’ve ever driven. That’s what I drove back and forth to high school. I was a poor guy, and it was a truck that my uncle owned and let me drive because I had no money.
My mom’s never owned anything. I always wanted her to own something that she could say, ‘This is mine’ and feel good about it.
Federal agencies that own bridges have some of the worst records for on-time inspections. Nearly 3,000 bridges owned by U.S. government agencies went more than two years between checkups.
If you let people own their land, they take care of it. That’s why privately owned land is always taken care of, and the parks look like cesspools. Nobody takes care of what everybody owns.
I wish I owned a bunch of farm land. I’d love to have fields full of grain.
The first album I owned was probably a Backstreet Boys album, and shortly after was Shania Twain.
As a result of the asthma I was sent to school in the country, and only visited Sydney for brief, violently asthmatic sojourns on my way to a house we owned in the Blue Mountains.
Patrick White
When buying vintage, it’s important to choose pieces that you feel like you’ve already owned for years.
My best friend Jerry started a boat-washing business, a

My best friend Jerry started a boat-washing business, and it was one of the most critical experiences of my life. I got to meet a lot of people who were entrepreneurs. My parents were schoolteachers, and I was now meeting people who owned companies. I realized that if this guy can do it, why can’t I?
The first ever VHS I ever owned, my brother and I, was WrestleMania VII. We watched that thing to bits – I think the tape chewed itself up.
I owned a couple different businesses.
My brother still lives in the house my parents owned in Fairborn. I go back there a lot to visit friends and keep my connection to the National Museum of the Air Force and my membership with the Dayton Engineers Club.
Gregory H. Johnson
I never owned a pair of blue jeans until I met my second wife.
In Trump’s mind, women derive their primary value from how they look, which is probably why he owned a major beauty pageant for so many years.
Growing up, my dad owned a restaurant in Washington, DC, and food was something I was passionate about. But when I finally got into it, I felt like it was so late in the game; that’s why I worked seven days a week at Craft and Mercer Kitchen. I wanted to see how far I could take it.