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Definition of Materialist

Materialist

  1. One who denies the existence of spiritual substances or agents, and maintains that spiritual phenomena, so called, are the result of some peculiar organization of matter.
  2. One who holds to the existence of matter, as distinguished from the idealist, who denies it.

Materialist Quotations

Spirituality does two things for you. One, you are forced to become more selfless, two, you trust to providence. The opposite of a spiritual man is a materialist. If I was a materialist I would be making lots of money doing endorsements, doing cricket commentary. I have no interest in that.
Imran Khan

I think the materialist conception of history is valid.
Christopher Hitchens

Sorry, I'm still a dialectical materialist.
Fidel Castro

Science regards man as an aggregation of atoms temporarily united by a mysterious force called the life-principle. To the materialist, the only difference between a living and a dead body is that in the one case that force is active, in the other latent.
Annie Besant

The idealist walks on tiptoe, the materialist on his heels.
Malcolm de Chazal
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