Useless - Quotes

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Just because something doesn`t do what you planned it to do doesn`t mean it`s useless.

Thomas Alva Edison

If an idea is not taken up and used as a solution to a problem it has no value. It becomes a non-idea. Lying in a drawer it is useless. Worse than useless, it’s a complete waste of space. Ideas have to be applied before they are recognized as good ideas. Even a bad idea executed Is better than a good idea undone. The longer it is used the better the idea is considered to be. That is why the wheel is reckoned to be the best idea ever.

Paul Arden

The personalized environment is very good at answering the questions we have but not at suggesting questions or problems that are out of our sight altogether. It brings to mind the famous Pablo Picasso quotation: "Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."

Eli Pariser

Data without generalizations are useless; facts without explanatory principles are meaningless. A "theory" is not just someone's opinion or a wild guess made by some scientist. A theory is a well-supported and well-tested generalization that explains a set of observations. Science without theory is useless.

Michael Shermer

Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.

Arthur Conan Doyle

Learning without thinking is useless. Thinking without learning is dangerous.

Confucius

There`s no merit in discipline under ideal circumstances. I`ll have it in the face of death, or it`s useless.

Isaac Asimov

Sometimes a woman needs a man for company, no matter how useless he is.

Lisa Kleypas

All art is quite useless.

Oscar Wilde

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There where I’ve fought so many useless battles,
I’ll fight again and that will make me happy.

Imre Madách

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.

Pablo Picasso

Nothing useless is, or low;
Each thing in its place is best.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.

Stewart Alsop

Knowledge is never useless.

Anne McCaffrey

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