There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
Crap. It's all crap. Living is crap. Life has no meaning. None. Nowhere to be found. Crap. Why doesn't anybody realize this?
Sit still with me in the shade of these green trees, which have no weightier thought than the withering of their leaves when autumn arrives, or the stretching of their many stiff fingers into the cold sky of the passing winter. Sit still with me and meditate on how useless effort is, how alien the will, and on how our very meditation is no more useful than effort, and no more our own than the will. Meditate too on how a life that wants nothing can have no weight in the flux of things, but a life the wants everything can likewise have no weight in the flux of things, since it cannot obtain everything, and to obtain less than everything is not worthy of souls that seek the truth.
It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.
Someday you will die, and until you know that, you're useless to me.
The more material we lose, the less we have. The less we have, the more we win.
It is not enough to only discover your potential. Your potential, at best, is like a rock from which the statue is yet to be carved. A rock of raw diamond can’t be used to make rings and the dust of gold is useless for all practical purposes. Only by honing your skill through hard work, you can develop your potential and achieve happiness and success in your life.
There is not necessarily a correlation between how much time or effort a thing demands and how important or useful it is.
If you want to be useful, don't waste time on that which is useless.
More than 99.99% of facts are not and will never be useful to even a single person.
Gigantic sums are now required to maintain prisons and insane asylums and protect the public against gangsters and lunatics. Why do we preserve these useless and harmful beings? The abnormal prevent development of the normal.
You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless.
In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy... its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?
If notwithstanding, a Rebellion of the same Kind now afflicts this Country, we should not infer that this Institution is useless, or should be laid aside; but just the Reverse.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice.
Society may shun bohemia, may put it down, may consider it useless and ineffective, but it is where everything cooks and boils and is created.