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.
Whatever is found to gratify the publick, will be multiplied by the emulation of venders beyond necessity or use. This plenty, indeed, produces cheapness, but cheapness always ends in negligence and depravation.
I consider this mighty structure (the pyramid) as a monument to the insufficiency of human enjoyments. A king, whose power is unlimited, and whose treasures surmount all real and imaginary wants, is compelled to solace, by the erection of a Pyramid, the satiety of dominion and tastelessness of pleasures, and to amuse the tediousness of […]
It (the pyramids) seems to have been erected only in compliance with that hunger of imagination which preys incessantly upon life, and must be always appeased by some employment. Those who have already all that they can enjoy must enlarge their desires. He that has built for use till use is supplied, must begin to […]