Quotes about Material Things

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There are two things which will always be very difficult for a democratic nation: to start a war and to end it.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I like giving readers an opportunity to get a hold of me in that way and to read things I've written which might disappear otherwise.

Michael Chabon

I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save insofar as the mind was affected by them.


There are things we can all do to help, including carpooling and traveling only when necessary, in order to save gas during this time. However, there is also something more important which we can all do: buy only the gas which you need.

Jo Bonner

You know, I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me.

Calvin Coolidge

I wrote the book because I wanted to be able to share some things that I had learned and as pompous as that may sound, as you get to a certain point in life, you figure so what am I doing?

Goldie Hawn

The betrayal of people's good will, good trust that things are being done for the best and they actually ARE being done for the best.

Ralph Steadman

When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.

Abdullah Ibrahim

In reality, the most important things happen when you don't look for them.

Phil Donahue

Human nature is above all things lazy.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.

Wim Wenders

And also I'm not good at inventing things. And also I'm not good at inventing things. I couldn't invent a plot. I couldn't invent a character.

Norman MacCaig

As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do.

Zachary Scott

I learned to discipline myself to do things I didn't want to do.

Edward James Olmos

The magic can happen in a studio. Special things can happen in a recording studio, even though it may seem like a clinical environment from the outside looking in.

Benny Green

Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to do when I don't want to do them.

Edward James Olmos

Sometimes it's a negative because I still have a memory of some of the things I could do... when I still had two arms.

Rick Allen

I have to be stretched in some way. There's not enough things that come my way that I fancy.

Terence Stamp

A person improvising is sometimes very fortunate that just at that second things coincide.

Leo Ornstein

I've been strong and determined all my life about many things I've wanted.

Calvin Klein
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