He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Why should the simple fact of your having more money entitle you to a greater share of the Earth's limited natural resources?
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
Anything you lose, automatically doubles in value.
Materialism and consumerism are the curse of the modern generation.
To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
A lot of people get so hung up on what they can't have that they don't think for a second about whether they really want it.
It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else that prevents us from living freely and nobly.
What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?
How good something is should never be determined by its cost, designer, origin, or its perceived value by others.
Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.
Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz?
We always pay dearly for chasing after what is cheap.