Quotes by material
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American Critic 1905-1975
In the American metaphysic, reality is always material reality, hard, resistant, unformed, impenetrable, and unpleasant.
Indian politician 1917-1985
Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.
American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
Indeed much of the literature written about black folks in the post-civil rights era emphasized the need for jobs. Material advancement was deemed the pressing agenda. Mental health concerns were not a high priority. - From (2003) Rock My Soul
Austrian and Czechoslovak architect 1870-1933
It does not do to use it with forms whose origin is intimately bound up with a specific material simply because no technical difficulties stand in the way.
American statesman 1858-1919
It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
British writer, theorist, philosopher
It is the small owner who offers the only really profitable and reliable material for taxation. He is made for taxation.
American author 1885-1950
It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts, so that you may bring into plain view the precious thing at the center of the mass.
Barbara de Angelis
American relationship consultant, lecturer and author 1951-
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Man identifies himself with earth or material. Spirit is strange to him: he is afraid of ghosts.
English philosopher 1929-2003
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
Mankind always sets itself only such tasks as it can solve; since, looking at the matter more closely, we will always find that the task itself arises only when the material conditions necessary for its solution already exist or are at least in the process of formation.
Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache.
British economist 1842-1924
Material goods consist of useful material things, and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things, or to receive them at a future time.
American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
English business magnate, investor and philanthropist 1950-
Material things are delightful, but they're not important.
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