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When I buy Windows 98, I'm not only buying something useful, I'm giving money to Bill Gates, which is a really good thing.
To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity.
I think one thing is that prayer has become more useful, interesting, fruitful, and... almost involuntary in my life.
I had to learn, really, how to rein in my energies and discipline myself. And I found it very very useful. I rebelled against it at first, but it's a good thing to have.
Art is good, bad, boring, ugly, useful to us or not.
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being who is engaged in some laudable pursuit, and acquires a name by some illustrious action, or useful art.
Money's fine if it enables you to enjoy your life and to be useful to other people. But as something that is a means to an end, no, it's useless.
A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.
If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it.
Human beings cannot comprehend very large or very small numbers. It would be useful for us to acknowledge that fact.
Very few societies on Earth developed science as we know it today. On the other hand, the number is not zero - the Greeks, the Chinese, and the Maya did, among others. Once invented, science proved so useful that it spread like mold on a petri dish.
I used to comfort myself when I became an actor that it was a useful job, entertaining people. And it was important to do it as well as you possibly can.
Only in the most unusual cases is it useful to determine whether a book is good or bad; for it is just as rare for it to be one or the other. It is usually both.
While negativity is politically useful, it is also demoralizing unless it is accompanied - and to some extent overshadowed - by elevated and inspiring ideas about the American future.
Fear is really powerful; it's really useful to me.
The cooking profession, while it's a noble craft and a noble calling, 'cause you're doing something useful - you're feeding people, you're nurturing them, you're providing sustenance - it was never pure.
Authoritarian political ideologies have a vested interest in promoting fear, a sense of the imminence of takeover by aliens and real diseases are useful material.
There have been many people whom I have admired, emulated and even modeled parts of my life after. I study how they do things, and then I go through a period of 'trying on' those same thinking patterns and behaviors. After awhile, what is not essentially me falls away while the useful parts remain.
You don't realize how useful a therapist is until you see yourself on e and discover you have more problems than you ever dreamed of.
When friends stop being frank and useful to each other, the whole world loses some of its radiance.
When work is not going well, it's useful to remember that our identities stretch beyond what is on the business card, that we were people long before we became workers - and will continue to be human once we have put our tools down forever.
Alain de Botton
The Pulitzer is more useful than meaningful.
While knowledge may provide useful point of reference, it cannot become a force to guide the future.
Design and technology should be the subject where mathematical brainboxes and science whizzkids turn their bright ideas into useful products.
There is this church that I go to a lot in New York. I'm not religious but I love lighting candles and stuff. I find it useful.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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