Materialism Quotes
The things you own end up owning you.

TYLER DURDEN, Fight Club (1999)

Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don't need. We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war, our Great Depression is our lives. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires and movie gods and rock stars. But we won't. And we're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off.

TYLER DURDEN, Fight Club (1999)

I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.

LORELEI LEE, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Mildred Lisette Norman wrote, "Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions."

DR. SPENCER REID, Criminal Minds, "The Uncanny Valley" (2010)

Things just aren't that important. You know what? It's the money you make selling things that's important.

DALTON HUMPHRIES, The Red Green Show (1991)

See, I am just a shallow, materialistic party girl, and at least I don't pretend to believe in principles.

KATIE, Taboo (2002)

True freedom requires sacrifice and pain. Most human beings only think they want freedom. In truth they yearn for the bondage of social order, rigid laws, materialism. The only freedom man really wants, is the freedom to become comfortable.

JOHN TELLER, Sons of Anarchy, "Patch Over" (2008)


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