Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves. ~Edwin Way Teale
Even Socrates, who lived a very frugal and simple life, loved to go to the market. When his students asked about this, he replied, "I love to go and see all the things I am happy without. ~
It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else that prevents us from living freely and nobly. ~Bertrand Russell
Quotes about materialism
- How can you reduce the complexity of your life?
- What needless want could you do without?
- What small act could help to enrich the world?