Quotation Explorer - 'Pointless'

Change without learning is painful. Learning without change is pointless. - Graham O'Connell
To talk about paintings is not only difficult but perhaps pointless too. You can only express in words what words are capable of expressing-- what language can communicate. Painting has nothing to do with that. - Gerhard Richter
Only in youth does coincidence seem the same as fate. Later, we know that the real course of our lives is decided within us; our paths may seem to diverge from our wishes in a confused and pointless way, but in the end the way always leads us to our invisible destination. - Zweig, Stefan
It seems quite pointless to waste health relentlessly in order to earn money that we shall spend on recovering health. - Eraldo Banovac
I'm tired of people calling me a devil worshipper. It's kind of pointless you know. Because if the Devil did exist, he'd be worshipping me, because I'm more successful than he is. - Marilyn Manson
It is pointless waiting for the moment because you are already in the moment so just get started! - Stephen Richards
It's the pointless things that give your life meaning. Friendship, Compassion, Art, Love. All of them are pointless. But, they're what keeps life from being meaningless. - Tim Winton
There will always be people for and against you, and its pointless wasting time trying to win over some of the people who are against you. Spend time with people who are for you. Those realtionships are worth it. - Cathy Hopkins
Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless. - Bill Watterson
Asking children to grow virtues hydroponically, looking only within themselves for guidance, is like asking each one to invent a personal language―a pointless and isolating task if there is no community with whom to speak. - Jonathan Haidt
Bargaining with God is pointless. He already has a thousand followers that will do what you bargained to do for free. - Shannon L. Alder
Existential depression has always annoyed me; it is one of the world's most pointless forms of suffering. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
It is pointless and impossible to maintain a modern ideology based on inaccurate memories of a dead and distant past. - Yasin al Hafiz
Evil is boring. Cynicism is pointless. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Hopelessness is self-indulgent. On the other hand: Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Chronic ecstasy is a learnable skill. - Rob Brezsny
Writing to you like this is the same as saying your name when I've woken up late, feeling sick, tasting rot. It's pointless, but it happens. - Gwendoline Riley
All pursuits are pointless and fruitless unless and until love and compassion are found and then are the foundation and destination of all you do - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Attempts to control complex systems tend to be pointless at best or destructive at worst. - Stanley McChrystal
Bible study without Bible experience is pointless. Knowing Psalm 23 is different from knowing the shepherd. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
It's pointless to hate anything. Just trick your conscience by pretending you like something and soon enough you will. - Gabriella Jording
Change isn’t a choice; it’s already happening. You are atoms and molecules in motion… you can’t avoid change; you ARE change. The question is whether you will EMBRACE the power of change to enhance your life or continue to exhaust yourself in the pointless endeavor to halt it. - Steve Maraboli
If you have no intention of loving or being loved, the whole journey is pointless. - Kate DiCamillo
I don't do regrets. Regrets are pointless. It's too late for regrets. You've already done it, haven't you? You've lived your life. No point wishing you could change it. - Lemmy Kilmister
And make no mistake, my friend, your pointless life will end; but before you go, can you look at the truth? - Morrissey
Labour-saving devices just make us try to cram more pointless activities into each day, rather than doing the important thing, which is to enjoy our life. - Tom Hodgkinson
Not everyone will like what you have to say. Not everyone will like what you do. Social networking is a garbage pile waiting for rats to feed. Pointless nothings of your everyday lives. Still the fumes rise. - Jerica Barsht
The pain of problems is a call to find solutions rather than a reason for unhappiness and inaction, so it's silly, pointless, and harmful to be upset at the problems and choices that come at you (though it’s understandable). - Ray Dalio
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