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Materialistic Quotes

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I'm not materialistic.
I believe in presents from the heart,
like a drawing that a child does.
- Victoria Beckham

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We're not as materialistic and income-tax conscious as we think.
At the moment our superstitions are tucked away,
but come out sometimes in strange ways sex crimes,
black masses.
- Terence Fisher

When we analyze this war in a materialistic way and
ask when is it going to end and who will be the winner and the loser,
it means that we do not see the endgame.
- Bashar al-Assad

Further, for once, I like the idea that people who
think I'm a constant voice for the furthering of the
imagination have to see that interest in a more materialistic fashion.
- Peter Sotos

 

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

The materialistic point of view in psychology can claim,
at best, only the value of an heuristic hypothesis.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Talking about a materialistic thing,
I get about 13 times more royalties from Europe than I do from America.
- Elliott Carter

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I noted that people are happy here in India.
When I went back home, people had everything in the
materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance,
but they were not happy.
- Goldie Hawn

Research challenges the materialistic understanding of death,
according to which biological death represents the
final end of existence and of all conscious activity.
- Stanislav Grof

Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived
its usefulness possesses you,
and in this materialistic age a great many of us are
possessed by our possessions.
- Peace Pilgrim

When an American heiress wants to buy a man,
she at once crosses the Atlantic.
The only really materialistic people I have ever met have been Europeans.
- Mary McCarthy

Man is the result of a purposeless and materialistic
process that did not have him in mind.
He was not planned.
- George G. Simpson

Linux has definitely made a lot of sense even in a
purely materialistic sense.
- Linus Torvalds

The standard entertainment industry reaction to Hollywood's
box office slump reveals the same shallow,
materialistic mindset that helped create the problem in the first place.
- Michael Medved

I draw from my family and my friends and I feel like that small-town person.
The achievements, the materialistic possessions have
really become to mean less.
They mean nothing.
- Sheryl Crow

The materialistic paradigm of Western science has been
a major obstacle for any objective evaluation of the
data describing the events occurring at the time of death.
- Stanislav Grof

Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.'
That's a huge myth.
John and I literally used to sit down and say,
'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'
- Paul McCartney

There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything -
millions of dollars,
mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women,
and every other materialistic thing you can imagine.
Now I struggle for peace.
- Richard Pryor

As human beings, we're very materialistic and have all this stuff -
furs and cars and diamonds and money.
- Smokey Robinson

The new artists coming through were very materialistic and Hollywood,
not so engaged in communication.
- Patti Smith

According to materialistic science, any memory requires a material substrate,
such as the neuronal network in the brain or the DNA molecules of the genes.
- Stanislav Grof

I think I'm actually quite a materialistic person,
I value what it takes to make a car or build a nice house.
Money does change things, but how it changes people
depends on how they react to it.
- Roland Gift

Americans are uneasy with their possessions,
guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans
to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic,
so versed in the uses of power.
- Joan Didion

One of the experts bought his first piece at the age of four,
so they did start very young, most of them.
They did it out of genuine interest but today's kids
are much more materialistic and there's a danger,
I suppose, that they might just be out to make dosh.
- Michael Aspel

There must be a world revolution which puts an end
to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from
performing her natural role in life and driving her
to carry out man's duties in order to be equal in rights.
- Muammar al-Gaddafi

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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