Quotation Explorer - 'Useless'

I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored. - Louis C.K.
knowledge without creativity is useless creativity without knowledge is meaningless - shashidhar sa
I am helpless as the sea at the end of her string. I am restless. Restless and useless. I, too, create corpses. - Sylvia Plath
Obtain from yourself all that makes complaining useless. No longer implore from others what you yourself can obtain. - Andre Gide
Knowing something and acting on it are not the same thing. Knowledge without the application of what has been learned is useless. - Peter James West
Don't you ever waste a single second in your life to think that you're useless. God created you with a purpose. And the mere fact that you exist in this world is a benefit of those who actually know you. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
There are two Newman's laws. The first one is "It is useless to put on your brakes when you're upside down." The second is "Just when things look darkest, they go black. - Paul Newman
Words are useless. Use your eyes to say a million things. - Gabriella Jording
Patience is a fruit of the spirit that grows only under trial. It is useless to pray for patience. Well, actually I encourage you to pray for patience, but I'll tell you what you'll get TRIALS! - Joyce Meyer
"He means well" is useless unless he does well.
The only thing that stops God from sending another flood is that the first one was useless. - Nicholas Chamfort
All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
Mirrors are useless for reflecting who you are. - Fernando A. Torres
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion. - William Ralph Inge
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless. - John Ruskin
Nothing is really beautiful unless it is useless; everything useful is ugly, for it expresses a need, and the needs of man are ignoble and disgusting, like his poor weak nature. The most useful place in a house is the lavatory. - Théophile Gautier
If the mountain remains standing, it is useless to pray endlessly. God is waiting for you to do something yourself. - Sunday Adelaja
You are the salt of the earth. But remember that salt is useful when in association, but useless in isolation. - Israelmore Ayivor
For those who talks about the perfection of god in making human.....Its his success after billion years of experiments out of millions of other useless creatures - er.teji
The porn isn't something interesting, you don't have pleasure even to get pleasure it really sucks to have realationship so far most of them end very earlier. To watch porn is useless, what you do it is making pervert thoughts about stuff which are brutal and aren't the way should it be made! - Deyth Banger
They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is. - Sir Thomas More
There is nothing useless in nature; not even uselessness itself. - Michel de Montaigne
Great ideas emerges from useless fragments of thoughts. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We notice our evolution when we realize that sweeping our problems under the rug is useless. - Keith Dussia
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. - Charles Dickens
It takes time, hard-work and a lot of sacrifices to upgrade a Curriculum Vitae,however the day you lose your honor in the society, it will take only few seconds to make it become useless. - m.k dindoyal
Somehow they fail to see that for someone aggravated by depression, self-help will be useless, indeed, it is precisely the self that needs to be forgotten. - Geoffrey Wood
Life without books, chocolate & coffee is just useless. - Nadun Lokuliyanage
Pray, hope, and don't worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer. - Padre Pio
If You Do Not Know, it is Useless to Explain, Because You Would Not Understand"__nickc - nick catricala
Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion, history, art, and romance would be useless. - Honore de Balzac
No point carrying useless ballast. It won't change a thing. - Joanne Harris
Rich in material, by devoid of knowledge, is like having -an- antique clock with no numbers. Appealing to the eye, but useless in the modern world. - Andrea L'Artiste
Resistance, however, is useless. (1939) - A.E. van Vogt
Culture is activity of thought, and receptiveness to beauty and humane feeling. Scraps of information have nothing to do with it. A merely well informed man is the most useless bore on God's earth. - Alfred North Whitehead
Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without an accordion. You just leave a lot of useless, noisy baggage behind.
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied. - Herophilus
There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Focus on what you like and forget about what you don't like, before it drains all your energy.Full equipment on the hands of an empty mind is useless, I prefer a full mind with empty hands. - Cyc Jouzy
If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live - Lin Yutang
I sometimes think that I don't have a purpose in this world. I am simply useless and wandering. - Ginger and Rosa
The problem we have in the world is that most people don’t take the time to develop themselves, even though they’ll readily spend that time on many useless and irrelevant things. - King Samuel Benson
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. - Pablo Picasso
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. - Thomas A. Edison
I belong to an ancient, idle, wild, and useless tribe... I am a storyteller.
The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead. Economists set themselves too easy, too useless a task if in tempestuous seasons they can only tell us that when the storm is past the ocean is flat again. - John Maynard Keynes
Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education. - Chuck Palahniuk
[Jupiter's] satellites are invisible to the naked eye and therefore can have no influence on the Earth and therefore would be useless and therefore do not exist.
The acquisition of knowledge is always of use to the intellect, because it may thus drive out useless things and retain the good. For nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first known. - Leonardo da Vinci
The historian, on the contrary, cannot experiment and can rarely observe. Instead, the historian has to collect his own evidence, knowing, all the while, that some of it is useless and much of it unreliable." -Professor Charles Homer Haskins - Jill Lepore
I Have Learned Why People Work So Hard To Succeed: It Is Because They Envy The Things Their Neighbors Have. But It Is Useless. It Is Like Chasing The Wind....It Is Better To Have Only A Little, With Peace Of Mind, Than Be Busy All The Time With Both Hands, Trying To Catch The Wind - Anonymous
The only way I can pay back for what fate and society have handed me is to try, in minor totally useless ways, to make an angry sound against injustice. - Martha Gellhorn
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. - John Steinbeck
It is possible for a Christian to be perfectly orthodox and yet to be defeated, and to be living a defeated and a useless life. - D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
When we do not succeed to be ourselves, we finally realize that is was completely useless to exist... - Hugo Pratt
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat. - Henry Miller
Resistance is useless. - Doctor Who
It is better, of cours, to know useless things than to know nothing. - Seneca
Books are useless! I only ever read one book, To Kill A Mockingbird, and it gave me absolutely no insight on how to kill mockingbirds! - Homer Simpson - Matt Groening
Iam not scared of death because I don'twant to live this useless life. - Raffid
I have not the least sympathy for these useless and destructive pastimes, football and politics. - César Aira
It is useless to fight fire with fire. When you’re offended, it is instinctive to want to fight back in anger. - Auliq Ice
As you can see, I have memorized this utterly useless piece of information long enough to pass a test question. I now intend to forget it forever. You’ve taught me nothing except how to cynically manipulate the system. Congratulations. - Bill Watterson
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own. - Bruce Lee
The reason I might forget something is because my mind is like a computer. I have so much useless stuff stored up in there, that when I forget to clean out my Mind's Cache, it has no room for new information. Like wearing pants! - James Hauenstein
Useless to tell myself that a dreamand the memory of yesterday are the same thing - BORGES JORGE LUIS
You will always think that you cant do it, you may think that the idea you have is useless, but the idea you only have can change your life. - Neymat Khan
Whether for good or for bad, the Iran that ultimately rises out of the ashes of last summer's uprising will be unlike the Iran we know today, and for that we can thank the Green Movement, not another round of useless sanctions. - Reza Aslan
I had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
Worrying and Stressing is useless simply because whatever GOD has for you is for you. Let GOD happen. - Sabrina Newby
Bait, no matter how big, is useless if fish do not desire it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. - Peter Drucker
The only excuse for creating something useless is that one admires it intensely. - Oscar Wilde
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
A man who makes a plate or a shirt or a loaf of bread or anything our great great ancestors called a work of art, has no need to try to be sincere; all he can do is practice his craft to the best of his ability. But once he starts making useless things, how can he not be sincere? - René Daumal
I do think that art that doesn't communicate is useless. - William Golding
Chose la plus simple: apprendre une langue mais elle n'est d'aucune utilité si le sens n'y est pas. Easiest thing: to learn a language but it is useless without a sense. أسهل شيء : تعلم اللغة...لكن ما في نافع بدون معنى - Anonymous
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few. - Pythagoras
When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. - Jonathan Swift
To be likeable as a woman, it seems, you have to ensure that you’re also non-threatening and slightly useless. - Hannah Brooks Olsen
Life without money seems to be incomplete,but money without life is absolutely useless - ABC
What amazes me is that most days feel useless. I don't seem to accomplish anything-just a few pages, most of which don't seem very good. Yet, when I put all those wasted days together, I somehow end up with a book of which I'm very proud. - Louis Sachar
Music is essentially useless, as life is. - George Santayana
The American mirror, said the voice, the sad American mirror of wealth and poverty and constant useless metamorphosis, the mirror that sails and whose sails are pain. - Roberto Bolaño
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. - Samuel Johnson
knowledge without creativity is useless ,creativity without knowledge is meaningless msa - shashidhar sa
You know who I idolized? Mr. Rogers. Is there a market for the next Mr. Rogers? Because I'd love to do that. I'd much rather be quiet and important like him than live large and be some useless celebrity.
If somebody tells you ‘History will never forgive you,’ just laugh at him! Because when the history comes, you won’t be here! The threat of history never forgives you is a useless threat! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It's useless to paint a closed door, in order to change its color. The door needs to be open for both sides to change as same. - Anthony Liccione
Most USA citizens never realize that the systems of public protection are essentially useless until they try to use them. At that point they learn the hard way that government agencies like OSHA, FCC, FDA, police internal affairs, disability, and the like do not work for them. - Steven Magee
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing, as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sandpaper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end you end up polished and they end up useless. - Andy Biersack
Bait, no matter how big, is useless if fish don’t want it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Neither enemy faces, nor the mothers that love them, come to mind when one is thinking of nothing but endeavouring to survive. Philosophising about war is useless under fire. - Linda Berdoll
Love is useless when the person you love don't love you back - Willian Chua
Where error is irreparable, repentance is useless. - Edward Gibbon
Every industrious man, in every lawful calling, is a useful man. And one principal reason why men are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is it useful to feel fear, because it prepares you for nasty events, or is it useless, because nasty events will occur whether you are frightened or not? - Lemony Snicket
​Through ignorance a common man considers his own religion to be the best and makes much useless claims, but when his mind is illuminated by Self-Knowledge, all sectarian quarrels disappear. - Abhijit Naskar
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken. - Benjamin Disraeli
Some jokes are stupid and useless, if you can't get it. It's to stupid to go in it, but whatever!- Make your choice! - Deyth Banger
I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information. - Bill Watterson
Works of art are of an infinite solitude, and no means of approach is so useless as criticism. Only love can touch and hold them and be fair to them. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought. Useless and disappointing." ~ Sam (), A Cinderella Story - Hilary Duff
It is useless to send armies against ideas.
No man is useless while he has a friend. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Music is essentially useless, as life is: but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions. - George Santayana
Rich in material, but Devoid of knowledge is like having an antique clock with no numbers. Appealing to the eye, but useless in the modern world. - Andrea L'Artiste
Probably all laws are useless, for good men do not want laws at all, and bad men are made no better by them.
In a bureaucratic system, useless work drives out useful work. - Milton Friedman
I need to open this door of self in order to throw out everything that is useless and to save the meaning ofthe things I have to keep. - Marieta Maglas- Eschatological Regression
The person you think is useless and a nobody today, might be the very person you will need tomorrow. Never look down on anyone. - Dr. Bien Sufficient
School is a jail, people want there a lot of and when you are out of school what you know from school you remember few and it's useless. So far 12 years at school... (Take it 12 years at jail!) - Deyth Banger
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman. - David M. Ogilvy
Star in the sky is useless to the world,Star on the stage makes the difference to the world. - Amit Kalantri
It seems that bad advice that's fun will always be better known than than good advice that's dull-no matter how useless that fun advice is. - Scott Berkun
Non sense discussions, have you ever thought that most discussions which you have are useless, pointess?? It's true and that's why I never go out. - Deyth Banger
Being locked up is one thing, but to have no concept of confinement, to be ignorant of its terms and never understand that struggle is useless - that's what hell must be like. - David Sedaris
Aspirations are useless, because to aspire, is to reach. Dream, they say, but not too big. Laugh, they say, but not too loudly. Love, they say, but not too hard. - Logan Keys
Foolish wise folk sneer at you; foolish wise folk would pull up the useless lilies, the needless roses, from the garden, would plant in their places only serviceable wholesome cabbage. But the Gardener knowing better, plants the silly short-lived flowers; foolish wise folk, asking for what purpose. - Jerome K. Jerome
It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great deal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice. - José P. Rizal
It’s been a tough couple of years for condescending nerds. And if bookstores fall, Jon, America will be inundated with a wandering, snarky underclass of unemployable purveyors of useless and arcane esoterica. - John Hodgman
When we are unable to find tranquillity within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
The French are just useless. They can't organize a piss-up in a brewery.
AIMS without MEANS are USELESS. - shaikh mustafa
It is useless to close the gates against ideas; they overlap them.
Parenting the outside of the child is as useless as polishing a rotten apple. - Benjamin Lotter
It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride. - John Ruskin
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information. - Oscar Wilde
A lot of blood,A lot of dead people,A lot of victims,A lot of useless battles,A lot of predictable battles, so far what's next?As far as now I suggest to change the road, it's too messy this road in which all are walking. Somebody will fall... - Deyth Banger
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial. - Charles Baudelaire
A golden spoon is useless when the soup bowl is empty. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Chaos... by its very definition cannot be controlled. Once introduced, all order and intention is rendered useless. The outcome of chaos can never be predicted. The only certainty it brings... is the devastation it leaves in its wake. - Emily Thorne
There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge. - Bertrand Russell
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - Peter Stone
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. - Karl Marx
The most useless are those who never change through the years. - James M. Barrie
If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless. - Darryl F. Zanuck
Whether God exists or does not exist, He has come to rank among the most sublime and useless truths. - Denis Diderot
I could sum up my younger life in one word.-Misunderstanding. Most of my school life was spend in protection mode. Which made any 'benefit' I could get from socializing, useless. - TinaJ. Richardson
You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and the honest desire to help other people, will, in the quickest and delicatest ways, improve yourself. - John Ruskin
The headline reads, "Docs say patients make them prescribe useless antibiotics." This puts a physician in roughly the same predicament as a serial killer. The latter says, "Stop me before I kill again, while the former says, "Stop me before I prescribe again."
Even the wisest counsel is useless when it is unheeded. - Stephanie Barron
Mom, mom, mama, mama wake up, wake up, wake up... (As far I see she won't wake up... she will wake up one moment on 80 then 90 and her life devastated and lost... What do I gain from here?From her work?? She will die and she won't realise that everything was useless what more worst than that???) - Deyth Banger
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