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When I was still a rather precocious young man, I already realized most vividly the futility of the hopes and aspirations that most men pursue throughout their lives. - Albert Einstein


Housework is a treadmill from futility to oblivion with stop-offs at tedium and counter productivity. - Erma Bombeck


Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established. - George Carlin


Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three, and paradise is when you have none. - Doug Larson


Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort. - Marshall McLuhan


Music is essentially useless, as life is: but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions. - George Santayana


Nothing can have value without being an object of utility. - Karl Marx


Clay is molded to form a cup, But it is on its non-being that the utility of the cup depends. Doors and windows are cut out to make a room, But it is on its non-being that the utility of the room depends. Therefore turn being into advantage, and turn non-being into utility. - Lao Tzu [Lao Tse, Laozi]


The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility. - Eric Hoffer