Best 24 of Material things quotes - MyQuotes
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".
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
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.
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?
And then one day you realise that if you want to be rich, you'd have to give away almost everything you own.
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.
Eternal values are much more everlasting than the temporary physical material things.
Don't envy what people have, emulate what they did to have it.
When your focus on earth is only on material things and earthly blessings you will never be satisfied.
Don't complicate your life by surrounding yourself with people who see life as a competition about who has the most material possessions.
It's unfortunate how some people complain about being financially unstable, yet they use their last savings to acquire material things.
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.
Find satisfaction independent of material trappings.
Here's the thing. No matter how many possessions you have, you never feel secure. As soon as you get one thing, there's always something else you "need". And also, you have the added problem of worrying about losing the stuff you already have. Some of the most insecure people I know are multimillionaires. True security can only come from knowing who you are and what you are here to do.
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.
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.
It's nice to have material things but they're very superficial aren't they?
To measure success with material things is failure!
Always hold on to the material things with open hands" - (G Swiss)
Intellectual freedom depends upon material things.
A very disappointing outcome is always destined to happen to anyone who chases material things in search of happiness.
The money he stuffed into the gaping void of family fell limply through to the floor of a mansion he lived in alone.
Materialistic things bring forth some pleasurable moments, but never a sample of happiness.
I see what happens when one gets very attached to material things. That's just not what my life is.