Top Materialism Quotes
The death of a billionaire is worth more to the media than the lives of a billion poor people.
(n.) The doctrine of materialists; materialistic views and tenets.
(n.) The tendency to give undue importance to material interests; devotion to the material nature and its wants.
(n.) Material substances in the aggregate; matter.
A church service starts and ends with a prayer. A magazine starts and ends with an advert.
Their constant outward-looking, their mania for radios, cars, and a thousand other trinkets made them dream and fix their eyes upon the trash of life, made it impossible for them to learn a language w...
[Letter to his wife, Natalia Sedova]In addition to the happiness of being a fighter for the cause of socialism, fate gave me the happiness of being her husband. During the almost forty years of our li...
Getting through life without a lot of money, possessions, and/or friends is admirable, especially if it is by choice.
We have glorified wealth and freedom so much that it is impossible for most of us to truly believe that a man can truly be happy in a shack or within the confines of a prison cell.
We have created a manic world nauseous with the pursuit of material wealth. Many also bear their cross of imagined deprivation, while their fellow human beings remain paralyzed by real poverty. We dro...
Anthon St. Maarten
A free spirit is not bound by this, that, matter, materialism or opinion. They sing, dance and flow on the wind - for they are at one with it. They are nothing and everything - void and expanse. Even...
Most of the very few people who would choose a good heart over riches would eventually use that to either make a lot of money, or attract men or women who are rich.
Material wealth do not last forever, but that which probably lasts forever is the wealth of intelligence and creativity.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Your shyness alone will bring you more emotional and material losses than all of your other negative attributes.
Philosophically, I am a logical empiricist and materialist, and I am a veteran of over 400 radio and TV interviews and debates. I am a Christ-myth advocate and am pursuing research into how Christiani...
Frank R. Zindler
Time after time have nations, ay, and rich and strong nations, learned in the arts, been, and passed away to be forgotten, so that no memory of them remains. This is but one of several; for Time eats...
H. Rider Haggard
The European talks of progress because by the aid of a few scientific discoveries he has established a society which has mistaken comfort for civilisation.
In choosing to exchange precious principles for worthless impulses, I have far too often bankrupted my soul in order to bankroll my ego.
Craig D. Lounsbrough
Because he has finally realized that it is it and not him that is loved by the woman he loves, many a man is jealous of his own car, house, wardrobe, or salary.
Communism in a capitalist world requires eliminating the hope of the citizens for owning what others own.
Nothing in the tangible word that isn't living has any value beyond a dollar amount. Considering that dollars can only buy more tangible and inanimate objects, it would seem a far more worthwhile goal...