Consumerism Quotes

I may be a pessimist, but the philosophy of anti thrift just now coming into being seems to me the greatest danger to the peace of the world.
– Adriano Tilgher

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Nobody who gets enough food and clothing in a world where most are hungry and cold has any business to talk about ‘misery.’
– C.S. Lewis

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I like to go to Marshall Field’s in Chicago just to see how many things there are in the world that I do not want.
– Mother Mary

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Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find nothing.
– Aesop

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Before long it will be the animals who do the dieting so that the ultimate consumer does not have to.
– Mimi Sheraton

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The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self serving wealth.
– Franklin Delano

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My first rule of consumerism is never to buy anything you can’t make your children carry.
– Bill Bryson

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Pop culture is not about depth. It’s about marketing, supply and demand, consumerism.
– Trevor Dunn

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Advertising generally works to reinforce consumer trends rather than to initiate them.
– Michael Schudson

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