Yes to this in everything. This goes hand in hand with ways in which God provides for us: one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit is wisdom, which is the ability to judge the things of this world in light of the highest end of man-- contemplation of God. And if we keep this in mind as we buy less but buy well, we might just have more than we think when it comes to being generous with God and with others, especially the poor.
I have never seen/ heard this quote ever before and after watching "How I Met Your Mother" this week I have heard it on the show, seen a FB status quoting it and it just popped up on pinterest. I think someone is trying to tell me something.
Good reminder! Would be a nice pick me up either in the bedroom (end table art?), closet or bathroom, or the hallway - a place where it'll be seen shortly after waking up to inspire the pants off of you -- Wake Up & Be Awesome