Quotations on Materialism

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The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Keywords: Men, Nature, Science, Difficulty, Materialism, Spirits)

That feeling of freedom, open highways of possibilities, has kind of been lost to materialism and marketing.
- Sheryl Crow
(Keywords: Feeling, Freedom, Marketing, Materialism, Open, Possibilities)

An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
- Charles Edwards
(Keywords: Life, Attitude, Wealth, Environment, Fulfillment, Materialism, Pursuit, World)

Materialism has never been so ominous as now in North America, as management takes over.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Management, America, Materialism, Now)

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.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Change, Culture, Materialism, World)

After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: Design, Focus, Materialism, Space)

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.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Keywords: Work, Ignorance, Learning, Materialism, Suspicion)

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.
- H. L. Mencken
(Keywords: Men, Idealism, Materialism, Trouble, Visions, World)

Happiness will come from materialism, not from meaning.
- Andrei Platonov
(Keywords: Happiness, Materialism, Meaning, Will)

More recently, as faith gave way to materialism, anti-Semitism assumed a secular mode, harnessing itself to the dominant ideologies of both the Left and the Right.
- Jack Schwartz
(Keywords: Faith, Materialism, Right)

A cold atheistical materialism is the tendency of the so-called material philosophy of the present day.
- Adam Sedgwick
(Keywords: Day, Materialism, Philosophy, Present)









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