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If you know you can do it - if you can already chart every day in your future - then why bother? Choose to do something you have more trouble imagining. Take a chance.
Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'
Sydney J. Harris
Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.
Why bother with Google when I have a wife who knows everything about everything!
I believe that when you're in love you have to pour your heart and soul out to your partner... or why bother? So in that sense I'm an incurable romantic when it comes to men.
I utterly reject the view that the Third World is doomed to poverty and starvation. Not only is this wrong, I think this attitude verges on the immoral, like thinking that slavery is an unalterable facet of the human condition so why bother doing anything about it?
My philosophy is, unless you're sick and need help, why bother?
School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect so why bother.
If there is no God, why bother to tell the truth? Why not steal?
When something's painful, you just avoid it. Why bother dredging up the past if it's nothing but bad stuff?
Someone could be amazing at what they do, but if you don't like them, why bother hiring them?
I regarded drugs as somewhat like rattlesnakes - it's possible to pick one up without getting bit, but why bother?
Before you take your address, while you're still reading the putt, imagine the ball tracking on the line you've chosen and falling into the cup. If you don't believe you can make every putt, why bother trying?
I've been to nudist beaches, like twice. But honestly, I just don't want to see these people naked. Most people look better with their clothes on, and the few that don't, look better than you, so why bother?
To change, to convert? Why bother?
If the playwright knew every little thing about his play, why bother? There must be discovery all the time, otherwise why bother to do it?
If I am thinking the same as everyone why bother pushing to get it published?
In Britain, it's bred into you, the idea that you can't really change anything, so why bother. When I went to school in America, it was the total opposite view - you, as an individual, can change anything and everything. It's how you're raised.
Actually I like working kind of fast, because if you got it, why bother doing it over and over?
My personal life is invented for me, so why bother?
I am fully present wherever I am. Why bother being in a community or neighborhood and not being fully present? I think that's colonization. I'm not interested in that.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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