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Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.

Henri Frederic Amiel Quotes

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The best things in life aren't things.

Art Buchwald Quotes

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Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.

Mark Twain Quotes

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You buy furniture. You tell yourself, this is the last sofa I will ever need in my life. Buy the sofa, then for a couple years you're satisfied that no matter what goes wrong, at least you've got your sofa issue handled. Then the right set of dishes. Then the perfect bed. The drapes. The rug. Then you're trapped in your lovely nest, and the things you used to own, now they own you.

Chuck Palahniuk Quotes

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It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously.

Henry Louis Mencken Quotes

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There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair.

Frank A. Clark Quotes

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Sex is the mysticism of materialism and the only possible religion in a materialistic society.

Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes

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The people recognize themselves in their commodities; they find their soul in their automobile, hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment.

Herbert Marcuse Quotes

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What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.. Epictetus, c 200 AD -Seneca.

Seneca Quotes

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Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.

Doug Horton Quotes

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Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

John Maynard Keynes Quotes

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Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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As there is no worldly gain without some loss so there is no worldly loss without some gain.

Quarius Quotes

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There must be more to life than having everything.

Maurice Sendak Quotes

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Most people seek after what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire. William R. Bradford -Anwar El-Sadat.

Anwar El-sadat Quotes

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