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Picture quote by David Ogilvy about economics

We're all consumers. The consumer is not a moron; she is your wife. ⏤ David Ogilvy

Picture quote by Noam Chomsky about people

As long as the general population is passive, apathetic, diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable, then the powerful can do as they please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome. ⏤ Noam Chomsky

Picture quote by Sukh Sandhu about teacher

A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others. ⏤ Sukh Sandhu

Picture quote by David Ogilvy about consumer

The consumer is not a moron, she is your wife. ⏤ David Ogilvy

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Consumer insights based on strategy and market planning is critical for success in highly competitive market.

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There must be more to life than having everything.

Maurice Sendak, artist

Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.

Will Smith, actor

There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair.

Frank A. Clark,

Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.

Hesiod, poet

The happy people are those who are producing something; the bored people are those who are consuming much and producing nothing.

W. R. [William Ralph] Inge,

We are just statistics, born to consume resources.

Horace, poet

Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

You have no more right to consume happiness without producing it, than you do to consume wealth without producing it.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Pop culture is not about depth. It's about marketing, supply and demand, consumerism.

Trevor Dunn, musician

Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

John Maynard Keynes, economist

Junk is something you keep for years and then throw out two weeks before you need it.


Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.

Doug Horton,

Now is the most exciting time in fashion. Women are controlling their destiny now, the consumer is more knowledgeable, and I have to be better every single day.

Oscar de la Renta, designer

Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet

As the rich consume more and more, they are clearly not going to want to downgrade their own status.

Susan George, activist

I keep lists of names of people that I have met, a list of things to do day by day as well as a log of how my time is consumed throughout the day. It's a very important part of my personal discipline.

Bob Graham, politician

The individual serves the industrial system not by supplying it with savings and the resulting capital; he serves it by consuming its products.

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.

Guy Debord, writer

It all depends on whether you have things, or they have you.

Robert A. Cook,

We live in a world of things, and our only connection with them is that we know how to manipulate or to consume them.

Erich Fromm, psychologist

The people recognize themselves in their commodities; they find their soul in their automobile, hi-fi set, split-level home, kitchen equipment.

Herbert Marcuse, philosopher

Somebody said to me, But the Beatles were anti-materialistic. That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, Now, let's write a swimming pool.

Paul McCartney, musician

Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life that it shall yield them any of those personal goods that are subject to the mutations of time.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

It's much easier to consume the visual image than to read something.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet

There are a lot of eating disorders in our sport, so I try very hard not to get consumed by all that.

Laura Wilkinson, athlete

A consumer is a shopper who is sore about something.

Harold Coffin,

Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.

Mark Twain, author

Happy people produce. Bored people consume.

Stephen Richards,

One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a sane person would have to consume to believe that a frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers.

Mark Thomas, comedian

It's crucial to keep in mind that the hundreds of millions of dollars now spent on prescription drug advertisements are ultimately paid for by consumers in the form a higher drug prices.

Michael K. Simpson, politician

Violence is hidden within democratic structures because they are not radically democratic - Western democracy is merely a domestic convenience of consumerism.

Edward Bond, playwright

That's the thing about us lawyers - if at all possible, we will consume each other.

Christopher Darden, lawyer

We consume about 25 percent of the world's oil every year, but we only have reserves, including that which has not been pumped, of about 3 percent of the oil reserves in the world.

Jay Inslee, politician

A person's credit report is one of the most important tools consumers can use to maintain their financial security and credit rating, but for so long many did not know how to obtain one, or what to do with the information it provided.

Ruben Hinojosa, politician

We're going to create a portable handheld environment, and you should expect the same things you've always expected from Playstation - a great quality product, versatility, great value to the consumer.

Ian Jackson, scientist

They continued but six days under this course, having consumed the quantities that could be spared.

James Lind, scientist

We spend too much time fretting over the way the industry produces programming, and too little worrying about the way the public consumes it.

Michael Medved, journalist

When a woman gives birth to a child, the child needs to be able to digest the mother's milk; but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods, there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk.

Marvin Harris, scientist

We are 5 percent of the global population and consume a third of the total resources - on some level we should all feel guilty relative to the world.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, actress

The essence of worldliness is exclusion of God.

Henry Jacobsen,

The great thing about the Internet is that it allows people to find and consume music.

Andy Taylor, musician

I say to consumers: instead of relying totally on critics, drink what you like and like what you drink.

Robert Mondavi, businessman

One of the things in the back of my mind is that, after my sports experience, I never want to be, totally consumed by any one endeavor, other than my family life.

Julius Erving, athlete

Perhaps more than any other, the food industry is very sensitive to consumer demand.

Michael Pollan, educator

The son will run away from the family not at eighteen but at twelve, emancipated by his gluttonous precocity; he will fly not to seek heroic adventures, not to deliver a beautiful prisoner from a tower, not to immortalize a garret with sublime thoughts, but to found a business, to enrich himself and to compete with his infamous papa.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

A society in which consumption has to be artificially stimulated in order to keep production going is a society founded on trash and waste, and such a society is a house built upon sand.

Dorothy L. Sayers, author

Once one is caught up into the material world not one person in ten thousand finds the time to form literary taste, to examine the validity of philosophic concepts for himself, or to form what, for lack of a better phrase, I might call the wise and tragic sense of life.


When we try in good faith to believe in materialism, in the exclusive reality of the physical, we are asking our selves to step aside; we are disavowing the very realm where we exist and where all things precious are kept -- the realm of emotion and conscience, of memory and intention and sensation.

John Updike, novelist

Production and consumption are the nipples of modern society. Thus suckled, humanity grows in strength and beauty; rising standard of living, all modern conveniences, distractions of all kinds, culture for all, the comfort of your dreams.

Raoul Vaneigem, philosopher

The organization controlling the material equipment of our everyday life is such that what in itself would enable us to construct it richly plunges us instead into a poverty of abundance, making alienation all the more intolerable as each convenience promises liberation and turns out to be only one more burden. We are condemned to slavery to the means of liberation.

Raoul Vaneigem, philosopher

Powerful state and business elites seek to determine the basic framework of modern social goals: maximum economic growth generated by maximized corporate profit, fueled by mass production, fueled by mass consumerism.

David Edwards,

Our life on earth is, and ought to be, material and carnal. But we have not yet learned to manage our materialism and carnality properly; they are still entangled with the desire for ownership.

E. M. Forster, novelist

We are the slaves of objects around us, and appear little or important according as these contract or give us room to expand.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Our chief comforts often produce our greatest anxieties, and the increase in our possessions is but an inlet to new disquietudes.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

When we of the so-called better classes are scared as men were never scared in history at material ugliness and hardship; when we put off marriage until our house can be artistic, and quake at the thought of having a child without a bank-account and doomed to manual labor, it is time for thinking men to protest against so unmanly and irreligious a state of opinion.

William James, philosopher

An active propaganda machinery controlled bv the world's largest corporations constantly reassures us that consumerism is the path to happiness, governmental restraint of market excess is the cause our distress, and economic globalization is both a historical inevitability and a boon to the human species.

David Korten, activist

As there is no worldly gain without some loss so there is no worldly loss without some gain.


Imagine a thousand more such daily intrusions in your life, every hour and minute of every day, and you can grasp the source of this paranoia, this anger that could consume me at any moment if I lost control.

Jack Henry Abbott, author

Our demand for meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates - the world consumes one billion cans or bottles of Coke a day - our demand for these things, not our need, our want - drives us to consume way more calories than are good for us.

Mark Bittman, author

We need the Chinese to - you know, spend more, save less - consume more and not be so focused on exports. There are big changes we need in the world.

David Cameron, politician

The easier things are to buy, the more we consume.

Erik Qualman, motivational speaker

I think 2012 is the year when consumers all around the world start saying no to feature phones and start saying yes to smartphones.

Marc Andreessen, businessman

I'm just like so many women - I was frustrated, I had these white pants that I had spent a lot of money on, and you get home and you think, 'What am I really supposed to wear under this?' So it was a frustrated consumer moment.

Sara Blakely, businesswoman

My life is very much consumed with work.

Ryan Kwanten, actor

Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.

Ivanka Trump, businesswoman

We want consumers to say, 'That's a hell of a product' instead of, 'That's a hell of an ad.'

Leo Burnett, businessman

The development of the food industry for both domestic and export markets relies on a regulatory framework that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food.

Gro Harlem Brundtland, politician

Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life.

Arne Jacobsen, architect

I think we'll still be a family restaurant, we'll be contemporary, we'll be lifestyle, we won't be old, we won't be 60 years old in the view of the consumer.

Jim Cantalupo, businessman

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.

Helen Keller, author

Oh, what a void there is in things.


Land, in England, is valuable, because we have highly-paid artisans to consume the produce on the spot.

Joseph Hume, scientist

We must put together countries that produce drugs, countries that traffic, and countries that consume, and through this multilateral effort really stop the growing of crime.

Vicente Fox, statesman

What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.

Herbert Simon, scientist

We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.

River Phoenix, actor

The war on drugs is wrong, both tactically and morally. It assumes that people are too stupid, too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether and under what conditions to consume drugs. The war on drugs is morally bankrupt.

Larry Elder, journalist

Let each produce according to his aptitudes and his force; let each consume according to his need.

Louis Blanc, politician

We're consumers. We are by-products of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, poverty, these things don't concern me. What concerns me are celebrity magazines, television with 500 channels, some guy's name on my underwear. Rogaine, Viagra, Olestra...

Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

Armaments, universal debt, and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western prosperity. If war, waste, and moneylenders were abolished, you'd collapse. And while you people are overconsuming the rest of the world sinks more and more deeply into chronic disaster.

Aldous Huxley, novelist

Dieting on New Year's Day isn't a good idea as you can't eat rationally but really need to be free to consume whatever is necessary, moment by moment, in order to ease your hangover. I think it would be much more sensible if resolutions began generally on January the second.

Helen Fielding, author

By continually pushing the message that we have the right to gratification now, consumerism at its most expansive encouraged a demand for fulfillment that could not so easily be contained by products.

Ellen Willis, writer

The goose lays the golden egg. Payrolls make consumers.

George Humphrey, lawyer

Too many people just eat to consume calories. Try dining for a change.

John Walters, musician

High gas prices are eating away at consumer's disposal income and could lead to a further economic downturn, especially for those whose livelihood depend on gasoline and diesel fuel.

Major R. Owens, politician

I don't really like to talk specifically about customers by name - but we work with nearly all the leading manufacturers of consumer products worldwide and at quite a detailed engineering level.

David Milne,

The first thing I feel like we have the potential to do is to deliver to consumers more roots to their home.

Michael K. Powell, politician

People enjoy our meat and our poultry, as I do as a consumer.

Mike Johanns, politician

You cannot always make such big exhibitions, because they consume too much time and energy.

Alva Noto, artist

I was recently looking at what they can actually do to reduce consumption of petrol. It would be quite possible to build automobiles out of carbon fibre that would be just as strong, weigh 10 times less and consume 10 times less petrol.

Susan George, activist

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