Self Consumption Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 64 Self Consumption Quotes

#1. The rigors of creativity - the self-doubt, the revising, the solitude - do require a kind of self-consumption. It comes at a cost; a cost that isn't for everyone. - Author: David Rakoff
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#2. The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program is a very effective way to raise awareness and consumption of two vital food groups that are sometimes ignored, especially by children. The program results in more children consuming more fruits and vegetables, helping their health and Idaho's farmers. - Author: Michael Dean Crapo
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#3. Consumerism sees the consumption of ever more products and services as a positive thing. It encourages people to treat themselves, spoil themselves, and even kill themselves slowly by overconsumption. Frugality is a disease to be cured. - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#4. Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness. - Author: Eugenio Montale
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#5. As much as possible, and this as quickly as possible: that is what the great mental and emotional illness craves that is variously called "present" or "culture," but that is actually a symptom of consumption. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#6. One of the big take-aways from a lot of economic theory is that people should engage in consumption smoothing. - Author: Emily Oster
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#7. I should like to suggest that at least on the face of it a stroke by stroke story of a copulation is exactly as absurd as a chew by chew account of the consumption of a chicken's wing. - Author: William H Gass
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#8. Finally, we should help developing nations like China and India curb their exponentially increasing consumption of oil and natural gas, which is driving world prices higher. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#9. A part of the placidity of the South comes from the sense of well-being that follows the heart-and-body-warming consumption of breads fresh from the oven. We serve cold baker's bread to our enemies, trusting that they will never impose on our hospitality again. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#10. In this manner, in early days, were formed those vast and prodigious layers of coal, which an ever - increasing consumption must utterly use up in about three centuries more, if people do not find some more economic light than gas, and some cheaper motive power than steam. All - Author: Jules Verne
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#11. More and more money is being extracted from of the production and consumption economy to pay the FIRE sector. That's what causes debt deflation and shrinks markets. If you pay the banks, you have less to spend on goods and services. - Author: Michael Hudson
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#12. It was a summer of great rumblings in the belly of the earth, of atomic flatulence and geopolitical indigestion, consequences of the consumption of sectarian chickpeas by our famished and increasingly incontinent subcontinent. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#13. He that dies before sixty, of a cold or consumption, dies, in reality, by a violent death. - Author: Henry Fielding
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#14. Man has too long forgotten that the earth was given to him for usufruct alone, not for consumption, still less for profligate waste. - Author: George Perkins Marsh
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#15. The iPad is a superior consumption device for material on the Web. - Author: Mike McCue
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#16. Proper society did not think about MAKING money, only about spending it. - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#17. Ever since the millennial crash, the United States has been buffeted by currency shocks, interest-rate gyrations, and financial device bubbles. Government fashions move "investment" from real estate consumption to climate distractions. It was technology alone that saved the world economy. - Author: George Gilder
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#18. The self can be as desperately stranded in the transcendence of theory as in the immanence of consumption. - Author: Walker Percy
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#19. We need not seek our own best selves, and in the meantime we inoculate ourselves against the viruses of age and idealism, which, as the advertising agencies well know, depress sales and sour the feasts of consumption. - Author: Lewis H. Lapham
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#20. The goal of this generation's pioneers should be to restrict procreation and limit consumption. They should also take every opportunity to make themselves happy, realizing that the key to self-generated happiness (the only reliable kind) is the refusal to take oneself too seriously. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#21. It's an absurd request. Our minds, unedited by guilt or shame, are selfish and unkind, and the majority of our thoughts, at any given time, are not for public consumption, because they would either be hurtful or else just make us look like the selfish and unkind bastards we are. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#22. When television producers say it is the parents obligation to keep children away from the tube, they reach the self satire point of warning that their own product is unsuitable for consumption - Author: Gregg Easterbrook
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#23. The time - which, looking back, seems so idyllic - is gone forever when individuals or relatively small groups could be completely self-sufficient. It is only a slight exaggeration to say that mankind constitutes even now a planetary community of production and consumption. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#24. Citing both the Buddha and Aristotle, Sachs makes the case for a "middle path," a path of moderation and balance between work and non-work (what he calls, quaintly in this day and age, "leisure"), savings and consumption, self-interest and compassion, individualism and citizenship. - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#25. Too many of us now tend to worship self indulgence and consumption. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#26. There are numerous historical reports as well as visual images that link mushroom consumption to the ritual of sacrifice. These include bloodletting, penis perforation, and even the improbable act of self-decapitation. - Author: John Rush
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#27. More like an anaconda than a fuzzy blanket, pride continues to tighten its death grip, eventually choking out all humility and ending in our complete consumption with self. - Author: Anonymous
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#28. Pornography ... overtakes lives, causing loss of the Spirit, distorted feelings, deceit, damaged relationships, loss of self-control, and nearly total consumption of time, thought, and energy. - Author: Linda S. Reeves
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#29. Writing creatively is a process of self-consumption that requires one to dive deeply inside of oneself with no guarantee of reemergence. - Author: Ashim Shanker
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#30. The individual produces an object and, by consuming it, returns to himself, but returns as a productive and self reproducing individual. Consumption thus appears as a moment of production. - Author: Karl Marx
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#31. Unlike art, the consumption of fashion is not based primarily on knowledge or education but functions through visual awareness, a type of sensuality and perception of the corporeal self. - Author: Valerie Steele
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#32. Eating is the purest mode of consumption. Our purchases are statements about our social class, our friends, and our beliefs. Buying something as continually necessary as food is an ongoing act of self-definition. - Author: Evan D.G. Fraser
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#33. Unilever, Nestle and SAB Miller are all taking a long-term approach to investing in sustainable resource consumption. Each is driving through better resource management, which is expected to yield positive returns in the future. - Author: Jacob Rothschild
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#34. It's all very Italian (and decidedly un-American): to insist that doing the right thing is the most pleasurable thing, and that the act of consumption might be an act of addition rather than subtraction. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#35. The consumption of petroleum should be conserved. We need to adopt some austerity measures. The people should cooperate with us. - Author: Veerappa Moily
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#36. Stewardship is like that. I won't answer for the way another Christian mismanaged money. I won't be charged with another person's irresponsible consumption. Nor will I get credit for how another faith community shared or sacrificed luxuries for the marginalized. I'll answer for my choices. - Author: Jen Hatmaker
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#37. If the material consumption of a fraction of humanity is already harming the planet, is there an alternative path that enables all of humanity to live more lightly upon the Earth while experiencing a higher quality of life? - Author: Duane Elgin
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#38. I'd really like to promote my increasing consumption of bacon. - Author: Jim Gaffigan
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#39. The insanity of consumption bothers me. Talk about the opiate of the masses. It ain't religion anymore. It's stuff. - Author: Emma Thompson
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#40. I think in some ways it would make more sense to have as a poverty level a relative concept and say, the level of poverty is that level of income or that level of consumption below which 10 percent of the people now are. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#41. The theory of Economics must begin with a correct theory of consumption. - Author: William Stanley Jevons
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#42. The potential gains from improved stabilization policies are on the order of hundredths of a percent of consumption, perhaps two orders of magnitude smaller than the potential benefits of available supply-side fiscal reforms. - Author: Robert Lucas Jr.
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#43. If you and I become vegans, the global consequences aren't going to be that much. But if we can get a few hundred million people to become a little more aware and cut back on their animal consumption, the consequences will be great. - Author: Moby
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#44. Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility. - Author: E.F. Schumacher
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#45. My fear is that the global consumption of oil is going to increase, but European oil consumption has already reached its peak. The amount of oil available globally, I think, has already peaked. - Author: Gunther Oettinger
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#46. If you reduce sculpture to the flat plane of the photograph, you're passing on only a residue of your concerns ... You're not only reducing the sculpture to a different scale for the purposes of consumption, but you're denying the real content of the work. - Author: Richard Serra
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#47. It started with blogs; now, through social media, anyone who is active on the internet creates a digital projection of themselves for public consumption. We are all stars, all heroes in our own online productions. What does this do for our authenticity? It destroys it. - Author: Ned Vizzini
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#48. The money paid at consumption is paid by everybody, including illegals, prostitutes, pimps, drug dealers ... - Author: Mike Huckabee
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#49. Since the outbreak of war, there has been in our country a steady increase in the consumption of spirits, wine and beer. It is estimated that in dollar volume, the annual outlay is now practically double what it was before the war. - Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King
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#50. A reduction of meat consumption by only 10% would result in about 12 million more tons of grain for human consumption. This additional grain could feed all of the humans across the world who starve to death each year- about 60 million people! - Author: Marc Bekoff
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#51. The words 'drink me' come to mind. Anyone besides me up for some heavy alcohol consumption? - Author: Elle Lothlorien
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#52. The conspicuous consumption of limited resources has yet to be accepted widely as a spiritual error, or even bad manners - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#53. 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. - Author: Susan George
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#54. I desire to have a dialogue that's positive, and communicative and moves forward, and is about something real, not just consumption. - Author: Mike Vallely
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#55. as many as one billion frogs are harvested for consumption in Indonesia and China each year. - Author: Nicholas Belardes
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#56. It is in fact the height of selfishness to merely consume what others create and to retreat into a shell of limited goals and immediate pleasures. - Author: Robert Greene
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#57. The planet's environmental woes tend to be overlooked as we scramble for the latest high-tech gizmos - and conveniently ignore their energy consumption. - Author: Sheherazade Goldsmith
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#58. Decree now, and say it meaningly: "From this moment forward, I will admit to my mind for mental consumption only those ideas and thoughts that heal, bless, inspire, and strengthen - Author: Joseph Murphy
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#59. Advertising serves not so much to advertise products as to promote consumption as a way of life. It 'educates' the masses into an unappeasable appetite not only for goods but for new experiences and personal fulfillment. - Author: Christopher Lasch
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#60. The attempt to make the consumption of beer criminal is as silly and as futile as if you passed a law to send a man to jail for eating cucumber salad. - Author: Stephen Leacock
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#61. Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable, fine for quick consumption, but they have survived 50 years and are still growing. - Author: Manuel Puig
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#62. A thirty-two-ounce soda and a tank of gas is America distilled to its seminal fluids. - Author: Richard Manning
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#63. A lot of history is just dirty politics cleaned up for the consumption of children and other innocents. - Author: Richard Reeves
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#64. Overconsumption is the mother of all environmental problems. For the first time in the history of capitalism, consumption itself has become controversial. - Author: Kalle Lasn
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