We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls. ~ Bill Bryson
Once a culture becomes entirely advertising friendly, it seizes to be a culture at all. ~ Mark Crispin Miller
We no longer live life. We consume it. ~ Vicki Robin
This is the postmodern desert inhabited by people who are, in effect,
consuming themselves in the form of images and abstractions through
which their desires, sense of identity, and memories are replicated and
then sold back to them as products. ~ Larry McCaffrey
There must be more to life than having everything. ~ Maurice Sendak
Quotes about shopping, consumerism
- How would you define civilization?
- To what extent does society revolve around consumer culture?
- What enriches life?