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It is useless for sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while wolves remain of a different opinion. - Dean William Ralph Inge


They teach in academies far too many things, and far too much that is useless. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity; and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking. - Theodore Roosevelt


Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything. To 'Why am I here?' To uselessness. It's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it's a cactus. - Enid Bagnold


No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else. - Charles Dickens


A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative. - George Ade


Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise. - Samuel Johnson


Suspicion is most often useless pain. - Samuel Johnson