Quotes about Material Things

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The Gentiles used to wonder at us because we cared so much about religious things about food and Sabbath and teaching the children Hebrew.

Mary Antin

With optimism, you look upon the sunny side of things. People say, 'Studs, you're an optimist.' I never said I was an optimist. I have hope because what's the alternative to hope? Despair? If you have despair, you might as well put your head in the oven.

Studs Terkel

The tendency of democracies is, in all things, to mediocrity, since the tastes, knowledge, and principles of the majority form the tribunal of appeal.

James F. Cooper

Everything's very perfectly balanced; for all the horrible things in the world there's lots of good things.

John Frusciante

It is even more so when it comes to Iraq, which is a large Arab country with scientific, material, and human resources and is able to accomplish, at the least, what Lebanon accomplished, and more.

Bashar al-Assad

So many things can drive you mad as a child, not only music.

Itzhak Perlman

That's what I feel Suicide has been put here for, ya know? To shake things up a little bit and give people information.

Alan Vega

I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by it all and people tell you things they've read. I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking: That's familiar... oh my God, it's me.

Francesca Annis

Strange things blow in through my window on the wings of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny.

Carl Sandburg

Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves.

Maurice Maeterlinck

Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world.

Brendan Fraser

My early wounds were the English school system among other things. It wasn't merely the discipline, it was the ways in which boys got what was called the school spirit.

George Woodcock

The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.

Albert Einstein

In man, the things which are not measurable are more important than those which are measurable.

Alexis Carrel

In this job, you're going to make decisions. You'll say things that some people are going to love them, some people are going to hate them. It's just part of the job.

Alberto Gonzales

To sing along with Stevie Wonder, you had to make your voice do things it was not accustomed to doing.

Michael Bolton

Often I'll try things that just won't happen the way I'd like them to, so hearing that they're not working saves me some wear and tear the next time around.

Raymond E. Feist

Usually you're in movies with a lot of dissolves and things, but this was kind of quick, more jarring than usual. I thought it would be fun to be in a movie that's unconventional. Then I met Guy and I liked him. I think he's a good man.

Dennis Farina

For every 10 good things, there's always some jerk that wants to say something bad.

Devon Sawa

Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms.

Robert Green Ingersoll
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