Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.
Consumers - Consumption Quotes
Give the lady what she wants.
Anyone who says that we will tell people to stop eating meat, or stop wanting to have a nice house, and we’ll just basically change human desires, I think that that’s too difficult.
I don’t think it’s realistic to say that people are utterly going to change their lifestyle because of concerns about climate.
Traditional licensing — beauty, fragrance, accessories — used to be the things that would help cash flow. Those markets have shrunk. Designers have to look at themselves and say I’m willing to take the risk and break from tradition. For designers today, what are alternative products or content that we can build? I believe brands […]
Work to survive; survive by consuming; survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete.
We should work to become, not to acquire.
I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don’t want to buy things they don’t need to impress people they dislike.
We cannot get grace from gadgets. In the Bakelite house of the future, the dishes may not break, but the heart can. Even a man with ten shower baths may find life flat, stale and unprofitable.
Any child born into the hugely consumptionist way of life so common in the industrial world will have an impact that is, on average, many times more destructive than that of a child born in the developing world.