"The Christian antidote to materialism is not asceticism; austerity for its own sake is a rejection of the good gifts of the Creator."- John Stott
Source: Stott, John R. W., Roy McCloughry, John Wyatt, and John R. W. Stott. Issues Facing Christians Today. 4th ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2006. 315. Print.