Quotes about Material Things

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Well, I'm a light traveller. I chuck things away.

Norman MacCaig

One of the reasons I started Tzadik, which is my own label, is to keep things in print. I got tired of labels dropping things out of print when they don't sell.

John Zorn

But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

Lord Byron

The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.

Ambrose Bierce

If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.

Norman Douglas

There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don't discuss my private life.


It's surprising how much of memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.

Barbara Kingsolver

Freedom has a way of destroying things.

Scott Westerfeld

A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won't be too bad.

Robert Wagner

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.

Eleanor Roosevelt

We always wanted more than one level. We never want to be obtuse or put things in code. We've always wanted to communicate and be accessible.

Tina Weymouth

When you get to the age of 64 and you can't do one or two of the things that Bond does, it will be a nice little fantasy for me.

John Cleese

Nowadays the dynamic element is more important in chess - players more often sacrifice material to obtain dynamic compensation.

Boris Spassky

I'm not spitting in my own soup, I love having spent my life thinking about these things-but you don't have to know anything about his life, even though I've just written a biography!

Stephen Greenblatt

It's one of my favorite things to do, watch TV and stretch. I'm so flexible. I can put my legs behind my head. I want to be the most flexible person in the world.

Mo Rocca

Where I come from, you don't really talk about how much you're earning. Those things are private. My dad never told my mum how much he was earning. I'm certainly not going to tell the world. I'm doing well.

Paul McCartney

Two, I actually learned a lot of things that served me very well when it came to repeating performances on stage, because it is a craft and you do need a technique for it.

Ron Silver

Things were different when I was single though, and I'd go out all the time and dudes would do their thing. i don't really go out much now though.

Ashley Scott

Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt.

Agnes Repplier

And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras.

Thomas More
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