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If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

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Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

Music is the fourth great material want,
first food, then clothes, then shelter,
then music.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

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Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite
world is an impossibility.
- E. F. Schumacher

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
- Bern Williams

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and
peace are deep-seated and powerful.
They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
- Arthur Henderson


 

If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready.
The first one, too, was made out of chaos.
- Robert Quillen

If you build up the soil with organic material,
the plants will do just fine.
- John Harrison

You begin with the possibilities of the material.
- Robert Rauschenberg

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

I have never been a material girl.
My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
- Imelda Marcos

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.
- Barbara de Angelis

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in
the material universe to possess internal order,
and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters,
I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
- E. M. Forster

Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual
world there were no parents,
only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others,
cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
- Mary Garden

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With my somewhat vague aspiring mind,
to be imprisoned in the rude details of a most material life was often irksome.
- Edward Carpenter

Thus it seemed to Haeckel that such simple life could
easily be produced from inanimate material.
- Michael Behe

In a movie, you're raw material, just a hue of some
color and the director makes the painting.
- Viggo Mortensen

Yes, the work comes out more beautiful from a material
that resists the process,
verse, marble, onyx, or enamel.
- Theophile Gautier

Don't depend on other people to be responsible for you.
Don't make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.
- Eartha Kitt

When I started working with mirrors,
it seemed to be the perfect material to stand in for that waiting.
- Jim Hodges

I guess when we were up against it, we knew this album
was going to be compared to all the classic early material,
because it was going back to the original five.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

I have a notion that if you are going to be spiritually curious,
you better not get cluttered up with too many material things.
- Mary Oliver

Children will not remember you for the material things
you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them.
- Richard L. Evans

Content arises out of certain considerations about form,
material, context-and that when that subject matter
is sufficiently far away.
- Anish Kapoor

There is nothing worth having that can he obtained by nuclear war -
nothing material or ideological -
no tradition that it can defend.
It is utterly self-defeating.
- George Wald

It's frustrating not to have more control over your material.
- Terry Southern

Yes, I believe blue material is funny,
but if that's all you've got, you're dead in the water.
It's not good.
- Howard Stern

It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law,
but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
- Theodore Roosevelt

A claim for equality of material position can be met
only by a government with totalitarian powers.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

I'm doing things that are more artistic again,
more close to the material that I love.
I don't disparage those things that I did.
They're just not as much reflective of who I am.
- Mira Sorvino

But only if I believe that my directing talents will
improve the material I'd be working on.
I want to make sure I don't sacrifice beautiful material
on the altar of my direction.
- Andre Braugher

It's as if I were collaborating with myself,
revealing my relationship to the material.
My hand would make the drawing.
Then my mouth would transmit it.
- Jim Hodges

That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth
lives on for all time to come.
Don't spend your life accumulating material objects
that will only turn to dust and ashes.
- Denis Waitley

The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any
project with a lack of respect for the material.
You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it.
- Alfred Molina

I will work with a director who has good material because at the end of the day,
that's what counts.
- Javier Bardem

I am careful with my material and presentation.
- Shelley Berman

I have a bad tendency to get rapidly bored with my own material,
so rewriting is hard for me.
I mean, I already know the story and would rather read something new.
- Alan Dean Foster

When I do a novel, I don't really use the script,
I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now,
I used Heart of Darkness.
Novels usually have so much rich material.
- Francis Ford Coppola

It just felt like the right time to focus on solo material.
- Robin Gibb

I got done writing Ports of Call and suddenly realized
I have far too much material for the book.
- Jack Vance

And for me there's still more material than 20 lifetimes that I can use up.
- Jerry Garcia

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.
- Robert Collier

My theory is, independent movies only work if you're
willing to push the material and do something different.
- Balthazar Getty

Bread for myself is a material question.
Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
- Nikolai Berdyaev

We were contracted to make a soundtrack album but there
really wasn't enough new material in the movie to make
a new record that I thought was interesting.
- Roger Waters

It is the small owner who offers the only really profitable
and reliable material for taxation.
He is made for taxation.
- Auberon Herbert

The organic material, as the laws of chemistry state,
can neither be created nor destroyed.
- Dixie Lee Ray

Nigeria has no business with poverty.
With our human and material resources,
we shall strive to eradicate poverty from our country.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

The existing documentary makers still believe that
it is impossible to produce drama material in this State,
otherwise they would be doing it, they say.
- Ann Macbeth

I have the feeling it will influence my future writing
to the extent that without any material worries I could develop a greater ease,
even lightheartedness, in my writing.
- Elfriede Jelinek

Right now we're in the process of writing new material for a new record.
- Dave Lombardo

I move very slowly.
It's usually material first.
I sit with the material for a long time.
- Jim Hodges

There's more to life than physical and material.
- Ziggy Marley

I think the special thing about Python is that it's a writers' commune.
The writers are in charge.
The writers decide what the material is.
- Eric Idle

Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes
as much as by material constraints.
- Naomi Wolf

The motif of death plays an important role the human
psyche in connection with archetypal and karmic material.
- Stanislav Grof

I'm not just a doormat.
I'm not just being stepped on all over the place.
If you look at the bulk of my material,
it's about trying to find some strength through that.
- Lucinda Williams

It's rare that I come across actors who are willing
to work as hard on the material as I am.
- Donnie Wahlberg

If only my folks had beaten me, I could have gotten
some material about my miserable childhood.
But as it is, I've had a great life.
- Tim Conway

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.
- John Wooden

The very success of medicine in a material way may
now threaten the soul of medicine.
- Walter Martin

I think it's all about how much you love,
understand and can relate to the material you are given.
- Jonathan Brandis

We went into this with the utmost respect for the source material,
but we recognized the need for change.
- Sam Wood

In the history of Wikileaks, nobody has claimed that
the material being put out is not authentic.
- Julian Assange

Twyla Tharp put it together from the material I wrote
and recorded over my whole career.
I thought it was pretty good, but how objective could I be?
- Billy Joel

We all drew on the comfort which is given out by the major works of Mozart,
which is as real and material as the warmth given up by a glass of brandy.
- Rebecca West

All you're trying to do in an improvisation is get
as much material as possible for the editing room.
- Martin Short

It's my job to really commit myself to the material
and the project and be proud of what I've done,
and I am in most cases.
- Don Johnson


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