Material Things Quotes

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Mitch Albom
“You can’t substitute material things for love or for gentleness or for tenderness or for a sense of comradeship. Money is not a substitute for tenderness, and power is not a substitute for tenderness.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

Tyler Perry
“we didn't have much, but we had love.”
Tyler Perry Author Don't Make a Black Woman Take of her Earrings

Karen Kingston
“The territorialism and desire to possess things comes directly from the ego, which strives to own and control things. Your spirit already knows you own nothing. It is a matter of realizing that your happiness does not depend on your ownership of things. They help you in your journey but they are not the journey itself.”
Karen Kingston, Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui

Karen Kingston
“But here's the thing--no matter how many possessions you have, you never feel secure. As soon as you get one thing, there is always something else you "need".”
Karen Kingston, Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui

“It's unfortunate how some people complain about being financially unstable, yet they use their last savings to acquire material things.”
Edmond Mbiaka

“When you only define yourself with your money and material things, you would most likely attract some gold diggers. You would think that you are getting into a meaningful relationship with her, but to her, it would only mean another business transaction. In other words, she would only be in it for whatever she could get out of it until everything runs out, and then she would move on to her next victim.

Money attracts people, but not always the right people. Therefore, keep your financial worth and worldly possessions to yourself.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Israelmore Ayivor
“Leaders don't define wealth by material things they see. They define wealth by the visions they imagine and actions they take.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Ladder

“Don't complicate your life by surrounding yourself with people who see life as a competition about who has the most material possessions.”
Edmond Mbiaka

“A very disappointing outcome is always destined to happen to anyone who chases material things in search of happiness.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Vironika Tugaleva
“At the end of the day, your relationships with the people in your life will be greater assets than any material things. Take time. Be present. You'll thank yourself for it later.”
Vironika Tugaleva

“Some friends would persuade you to buy a lot of expensive materialistic things, but wouldn't dare to give you a single dime if you were to find yourself in a financial crisis. So be very careful my dear friends, and stay clear from people who push you to live beyond your means. They are definitely not in your life to favor your destiny.”
Edmond Mbiaka,

Dragos Bratasanu
“Changing the external conditions of your lives - earn more money, be in a better physical shape, have another partner or travel more - will not change how you feel. It never works because the emptiness is not around, is within. The only way to come back to life is to acknowledge that little voice rising from your heart and begging you to return to love, to return to truth.”
Dragos Bratasanu, Ph.D.

“The pursuit of material-external things as if they can provide deep and lasting happiness is contributing to a dwindling of real meaning and is a factor contributing to an increase in mental health problems. It just isn't possible to fill the hole inside us by piling up the things outside us." pg9”
Dr Stephen McKenzie and Dr Craig Hassed

Steven Redhead
“Find satisfaction independent of material trappings.”
Steven Redhead, Life Is A Cocktail

“Eternal values are much more everlasting than the temporary physical material things.”
Sunday Adelaja

“it is good to have wealth. It is great to leave in comfort. It is awesome to obtain possessions but, don't be too eager for material possessions for the same material possessions that bring joy are the same possessions that bring sorrow and pain and also leave a big had I know on our minds”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“When your focus on earth is only on material things and earthly blessings you will never be satisfied.”
Sunday Adelaja

T.F. Hodge
“Given the opportunity of 'Earth-School' enrollment - some are humble enough to learn and grow, stubborn enough to fail and repeat, and wise enough to graduate and never return.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

“Materialistic things bring forth some pleasurable moments, but never a sample of happiness.”
Edmond Mbiaka

William B. Irvine
“Suppose you woke up one morning to discover that you were the last person on earth. [...] In the situation described, you could satisfy many material desires that you can't satisfy in our actual world. You could have the car of your dreams. You could even have a showroom full of expensive cars. You could have the house of your dreams - or live in a palace. You could wear very expensive clothes. You could acquire not just a big diamond ring but the Hope Diamond itself. The interesting question is this: without people around, would you still want these things?”
William B. Irvine, On Desire: Why We Want What We Want

Mandy Ashcraft
“The money he stuffed into the gaping void of family fell limply through to the floor of a mansion he lived in alone.”
Mandy Ashcraft, Small Orange Fruit

“Always hold on to the material things with open hands" - (G Swiss)”
G Swiss