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Many South Africans qualify for working visas in the UK and are keen to experience working and living overseas. However, more and more young people are rebelling against the materialistic 'me' generation and are keen to find meaningful work during their stay. (Quote by - Susan Harris)

Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

We live in a world of things, and our only connection with them is that we know how to manipulate or to consume them. (Quote by - Erich Fromm)

The people recognize themselves in their commodities; they find their soul in their automobile, hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment. (Quote by - Herbert Marcuse)

Oh, what a void there is in things. (Quote by - Persius)

There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man's duties in order to be equal in rights. (Quote by - Muhammar Qaddafi)

That feeling of freedom, open highways of possibilities, has kind of been lost to materialism and marketing. (Quote by - Sheryl Crow)

Most people seek after what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire. William R. Bradford -Anwar El-Sadat. (Quote by - Anwar El-sadat)

Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older. (Quote by - John Maynard Keynes)

An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited. (Quote by - Charles Edwards)

Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false. (Quote by - Henri Frederic Amiel)

Our chief comforts often produce our greatest anxieties, and the increase in our possessions is but an inlet to new disquietudes. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

To replace materialistic explanations with the theistic understanding that nature and human beings are created by God. (Quote by - Discovery Institute)

The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism. (Quote by - H. P. Blavatsky)

The essence of worldliness is exclusion of God. (Quote by - Henry Jacobsen)

It also seems that both the young and the older people of our communities are interested in this product due to its spiritual and cultural nature. We are living in this materialistic world so the urge for spirituality is increasingly felt and is being renewed. (Quote by - Roberta Lacchini)

After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared. (Quote by - Arthur Erickson)

I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy. (Quote by - Goldie Hawn)

Materialism has never been so ominous as now in North America, as management takes over. (Quote by - Arthur Erickson)

Benefits make a man a slave. (Quote by - Proverb)

Gordon, his voice cracking, said it might be an oversimplification to say he was immature, materialistic and arrogant ... actions of an arrogant would-be master-of-the-universe. (Quote by - Gerard Lynch)

A cold atheistical materialism is the tendency of the so-called material philosophy of the present day. (Quote by - Adam Sedgwick)

Somebody said to me, "But the Beatles were anti-materialistic." That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, "Now, let's write a swimming pool". (Quote by - Paul Mccartney)

It all depends on whether you have things, or they have you. (Quote by - Robert A. Cook)

Acquisition means life to miserable mortals. (Quote by - Hesiod)

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