Quotes about Material Things

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Life exists for the love of music or beautiful things.

G. K. Chesterton

The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.


I'm not an activist per se, but I have strong feelings about things. People can jump on celebrities for being ill-informed or naive, but I've got a right to say what I believe.

Ed Harris

The tendency is to keep doing things the way you have done them.

Maurice Strong

I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.


It's hard for me to think that things will go smoothly, but I am aware that it's not all about me and what I have lost.

Nigella Lawson

I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I've tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership.

Nicholas D. Kristof

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Father is a material being.

Orson Pratt

It's important to bring things back from the Space Station because, unlike somebody living at the house where the garbage truck comes by twice a week, they don't have that in space.

Mark Kelly

So many people always try to help me carry my luggage and help me do things I can do myself. If I can do it myself, I'm going to do it myself. I'm not going to let other people do it for me, and I think that's a big part of where I came from. I'm not a real prissy girl.

Carrie Underwood

Actually, that's one of the things I was thinking about writing a story about me, loosely based or autobiographical. I just don't want to be like some people that are in their twenties and writing autobiographies.

Matthew McGrory

Now I have the bravery to do fine things.

Gabriela Sabatini

One thing you learn fast, when working freelance, is that lots of things do not pan out - projects get canned, clients don't pay, and so on.

Nigel Dennis

Before Footloose, the things I'd done weren't cute. In Diner I was an alcoholic.

Kevin Bacon

I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses.

Sara Paretsky

She was conscious that the things she did were the things she had always wanted to do.

Zelda Fitzgerald

To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

It's the business I'm in, I can't say that signing things is the favourite part of my career but you know that it has to be done and that there is no pain involved.

Cliff Richard

Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket, is a very rare skill. One of most difficult things to do in the world to do, hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat. Wonderful to watch.

Peter Tork

I do talk less now because the sound of my voice saying over and over the things I said years ago embarrasses and depresses me. Why do I say the same things over and over?

Carroll O'Connor
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