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A man has honour if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so. - Walter Lippmann


O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world! - William Shakespeare


The commercial class has always mistrusted verbal brilliancy and wit, deeming such qualities, perhaps with some justice, frivolous and unprofitable. - Lady Dorothy Nevill


He has honour if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so. (A Preface to Morals) - Walter Lippmann


Sir, I do not call a gamester a dishonest man; but I call him an unsociable man, an unprofitable man. Gaming is a mode of transferring property without producing any intermediate good. - Samuel Johnson


When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep. - Ursula K. Le Guin