Thursday, August 30, 2012

Materialism Quotes

These materialism quotes are great to reflect on when you feel the need to overspend.  By always maintaining a balanced outlook when spending many stresses and deficiencies can be avoided.  

“I have learned to seek my happiness not by trying to fulfill all my desires but by limiting them.” John Stewart Mill

“I desire to want what I have and not want what I do not have.” Joseph Novella

“…there is peace in simplicity.” Ingrid Lawrenz

“It is a blessing to have enough money to live without fear. Yet, we need to be wise and discerning about what we need and what we chase after to gain happiness.” Ingrid Lawrenz

“Materialism is an attempt to find meaning in a universe that has been stripped of meaning through the denial of its Creator. This is the heart and soul of materialism - it is not a random form of behavior but the logical conclusion of an incorrect theology. Materialism does not begin with a wrong view of things; it ends there…” Randy Alcorn

“By asking yourself… why you need an item of clothing before buying it, you can assess whether or not you’ll be wasting your money.” Efficient Materialism

“…there are ways to be more efficiently materialistic. When it comes to coveting things that we really don’t need –trying to resist some of them could save you a lot of money.” Efficient Materialism

Then he said, “Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.” Luke 12:15(NLT)

“…for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. 12 I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little.” Phillippians 4:11-12

Love is blind, and greed insatiable.” Chinese Proverb

A man's greed is like a snake that wants to swallow an elephant.” Chinese Proverb

I hope you were inspired!  If so, why not share these quotes with friends and family.

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