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Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges. (Quote by - Katharine Fullerton Gerould)

Junk is something you keep for years and then throw out two weeks before you need it. (Quote by - Anonymous)

There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair. (Quote by - Frank A. Clark)

The truth of faith about creation is radically opposed to the theories of materialistic philosophy. These view the cosmos as the result of an evolution of matter reducible to pure chance and necessity. (Quote by - Pope John Paul II)

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. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Christianity is the most materialistic of all religions. (Quote by - William Temple, Sr.)

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. (Quote by - Peace Pilgrim)

There must be more to life than having everything. (Quote by - Maurice Sendak)

Contrary to the vulgar belief that men are motivated primarily by materialistic considerations, we now see the capitalist system being discredited and destroyed all over the world, even though this system has given men the greatest material comforts (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

Happiness will come from materialism, not from meaning. (Quote by - Andrei Platonov)

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. (Quote by - Roland Gift)

We are the slaves of objects around us, and appear little or important according as these contract or give us room to expand. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

This great, though disastrous, culture can only change as we begin to stand off and see... the inveterate materialism which has become the model for cultures around the world. (Quote by - Arthur Erickson)

Maybe it's a reaction to going overboard in the 1980s and 1990s, but I sense a lot of people are moving away from materialistic things (and) toward more thoughtful and meaningful holidays. (Quote by - Sheryl Garrett)

Once one is caught up into the material world not one person in ten thousand finds the time to form literary taste, to examine the validity of philosophic concepts for himself, or to form what, for lack of a better phrase, I might call the wise and tragic sense of life. (Quote by - Anonymous)

We believe that if the world doesn't go quickly to an end, it will be only because Hitlerism transformed itself into a new religious faith, able to change the materialistic man of today into a new idealistic hero where the 'beyond life' is as important as life itself. (Quote by - Miguel Serrano)

They're not materialistic and have adjusted well. They feel people are more important. (Quote by - Liz Perkinson)

Imagine you're an archaeologist and you're looking at an inscription, and you say, 'Well, sorry, that looks like it's intelligent, but we can't invoke an intelligent cause because, as a matter of method, we have to limit ourselves to materialistic processes, (Quote by - Stephen Meyer)

Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit. (Quote by - Guy Debord)

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

It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss. (Quote by - Doug Horton)

As there is no worldly gain without some loss so there is no worldly loss without some gain. (Quote by - Quarius)

The best things in life aren't things. (Quote by - Art Buchwald)

The fact remains that the materialistic view is a truncated view of reality. (Quote by - Stephen Meyer)

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