Douglas Adams - George Carlin - Tennessee Williams - Patrick Doyle - Frank Zappa - Story of Stuff 2007 -
2,620. We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works. (Science & Technology & Stuff) Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time
99,624. That’s all you house is – a place to keep your stuff … While you go out and get – more stuff. (Comedy & Stuff) George Carlin, Brain Droppings audio
89,968. I need a place to put my stuff ... That’s the Meaning of Life, isn’t it? Trying to find a place for your stuff. George Carlin, Stuff
89,969. Now will you just open your eyes to this stuff here. Now I mean, what - has she got this stuff out of teacher's pay? ... Will you look at these fine feathers and furs that she comes to bring herself in here. What is this article? That’s a solid gold dress, I believe ... Now what is that? There’s a treasure chest of a pirate ... That’s pearls, Stella, ropes of ’em. What is your sister – a deep sea diver? Bracelets, solid gold. (to Stella) Where are your pearls and gold bracelets? ... And here you are. Diamonds. A crown for an empress ... Here’s your plantation, Stella, right here ... Well, the Kowalskis and the DuBois – there’s just a different notion on this. Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire, Stanley
89,970. There’s never enough of the stuff you can’t get enough of. Patrick H T Doyle
49,707. Communism doesn’t work because people like to own stuff. (Communism & Stuff) Frank Zappa
104,785. It’s called the materials economy. I looked into it a little more, in fact I spent ten years travelling the world tracking where our stuff comes from, and where it goes … It’s a system in crisis. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) Story of Stuff, 2007
104,786. We are running out of resources. We are using too much stuff. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,787. My country’s response to this limitation is simply to go take somebody else’s. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,788. Toxics in, toxics out. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,789. We have more stuff but less time for the things that make us happy. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.
104,790. Recycling will never be enough. (Stuff & Materials & Resources) ibid.