Materialistic Quotes To Inspire You To Be Content

Looking for famous quotes about materialistic people? We have rounded up the best collection of materialistic quotes, sayings, captions, status messages, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to give more importance to people and relationship and not money.

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Being materialistic means to be excessively concerned with physical comforts or the acquisition of wealth and material possessions, rather than with spiritual, intellectual, or cultural values.

Its human nature to want things to make your life comfortable and more satisfying. We work to earn money and possess material comforts to make life easier.

However, there are times when this desire to have more and more material possessions make us selfish and greedy. These days people give more value to materialism and less to relationships and other experiences in life.

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This is why it is very important to keep reminding ourselves that real happiness can’t be found in physical things.

Although we need a things to survive, clinging to materialism is not way to a happy and content life.

We feel like we will never be satisfied, when in fact we already have all that we really need. So value all you have in life and don’t let materialism drive you.

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Materialistic Quotes

  1. “Collect moments not things.” — Karen Salmansohn

  2. “Materialism is an identity crisis.” — Bryant Mcgill

  3. “The best things in life aren’t things.” — Art Buchwald

  4. “Materialistic things don’t impress me. Your soul does.” — Unknown

    Materialistic Quotes
    Materialistic Quotes

  5. “Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.” — John Ruskin

  6. “Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.” — Douglas Horton

  7. “Some women want the diamond watch, others value the time.” — Unknown

  8. “We are here to make this world more than a materialistic one.” — Unknown

  9. “Happiness is an emotion and isn’t aided by any materialistic things.” — Unknown

  10. “I make myself rich by making my wants few.” — Henry David Thoreau

  11. “To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much, impossible.” — Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

  12. “Christianity is the most materialistic of all religions.” — William Temple, Sr

  13. “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” — Charles Spurgeon

  14. “Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.” — Bob Marley

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    deep materialism quote

  15. “Don’t show off materialistic things, rather your talent and impress the world!” — Unknown

  16. “The underprivileged are byproduct of society’s material progress.” — Pawan Mishra

  17. “A materialistic world will not be won to Christ by a materialistic” — Church. Davis Platt

  18. “Don’t raise your kids to have more than you had, raise them to be more than you were.” — Unknown

  19. “The entire money structure and materialistic society is a false society.” — Jacque Fresco

  20. “Greed – always wanting more – is the chief evil of the modern world.” — Dr. Ralph Wood

  21. “The fact remains that the materialistic view is a truncated view of reality.” — Stephen C. Meyer

  22. “If materialistic knowledge is power, it is not wisdom. It is but a blind force.” — Mary Baker Eddy

  23. “Today’s friendships are fantastic but materialistic. Only when there is, sacrifice friendship is holistic.” —Ramasubramanian Thyagarajan

  24. “If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money.” — Abigail Van Buren

  25. “Love does not claim materialistic possession of any kind, it yields complete freedom.” — Santosh Kalwar

  26. “This era of materialistic world love is judged by the outlook of the person and not by beauty of the heart.” — Unknown

  27. “Materialism: buying things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people that don’t matter.” — Unknown

  28. “The more you have, the more you are occupied. The less you have, the more free you are.” — Mother Teresa

  29. “The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.” — Bernard Meltzer

  30. “Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” — George Bernard Shaw

  31. “If you are really a product of a materialistic universe, how is that you don’t feel at home there?” — C.S. Lewis

  32. “Materialism is the philosophy of the subject who forgets to take account of himself.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

  33. “If material things are what you’re talking about when you say, “I’m blessed”. You have no idea what a blessing is.” — Unknown

    Materialistic Quotes Images
    Materialistic Quotes Images

  34. “Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.” — Bob Marley

  35. “We buy things we don’t need with money. We don’t have to impress people we don’t like.” — Movie: “Fight Club”

  36. “If money and material things make you believe you are better than others, you are the poorest person on earth.” — Unknown

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    Materialistic Quotes Pictures

  37. “One day you will realize that material things mean nothing. All that matters is the well being of the people in your life.” — Leon Brown

  38. “Money only impresses lazy girls. When a woman works hard, a man with money is a bonus, not a ladder to upgrade.” — Unknown

  39. “We live in a society where we’re told that the only way to be happy is to do more. Have more. And be more. It isn’t true.” — Unknown

  40. “I’m not materialistic. I believe in presents from the heart, like a drawing that a child does.” — Victoria Beckham

  41. “No we don’t always get what we want but consider this: there are people who will never have, what you have, right now.” — Unknown

  42. “Reject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions.” — Chuck Palahniuk

  43. “I think as you grow older your Christmas list gets smaller and the things you really want for the holidays can’t be bought.” — Unknown

  44. “Life is not measured by wealth or material things but instead by the lives you touch and the people you help.” — Matt Fraser

Materialistic People Quotes

  1. “I’m not a materialistic person.” — Marat Safin

  2. “Materialistic things do not impress me. Your heart does.” — Unknown

  3. “The great artists do not want security, egoistic or materialistic.” — Brenda Ueland

  4. “Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” — Oscar Wilde

  5. “I’m non materialistic person. I believe in presents from the heart, like a drawing that a child does.” — Unknown

  6. “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” — Albert Einstein

  7. “If money and material things make you believe you are better than others, you are the poorest person on earth.” — Unknown

  8. “She’s a gypsy girl living in a materialistic world. Unattached to most things but in love with life itself.” — Nikki Rowe

  9. “Materialistic items do not move me, I love nice things but they do not motivate or decide for me what I do in my life.” — Unknown

  10. “I’m not impressed by your looks, money, social status or job title I’m impressed by the way you treat other human beings.” — Unknown

  11. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” — Will Smith

  12. “A materialistic person is ruthless with other people but kind to himself. A spiritual person is ruthless with himself but kind to everybody else.” — Jaggi Vasudev

Materialistic Things Don’t Matter Quotes

  1. “Materials things don’t matter.” — John Catsimatidis

  2. “Never let the brand name on your shoes be more important than the one who’s guiding your footsteps.” — Unknown

  3. “Materialistic things don’t matter, in this life. The secret is in the love of life and one another. In it you will find a greater satisfaction..” — Unknown

  4. “One day you will realize that material things mean nothing. All that matters is the well being of the people in your life.” — Leon Brown

  5. “If you took everything I owned away from me, I could still smile. I value humor, good people, open minds, and life, more than materials.” — Unknown

  6. “Be with someone who will take care of you. Not materialistically, but take care of your soul, your well-being; your heart, and everything that’s you.” — Unknown

  7. “No matter how big your house is, how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is, our graves will always be the same size. Stay humble.” — Unknown

  8. “Money, credit scores, material things don’t matter. Life and death, your family and friends, once they’re gone it’s irreversible. Don’t forget.” — Heather Dorff

  9. “I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important.” — David Rockefeller

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