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Definition of Usefulness

Usefulness

  1. The quality or state of being useful; utility; serviceableness; advantage.

Usefulness Quotations

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Theodore Roosevelt

We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have - for their usefulness.
Thomas Merton

The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system.
Kevin Kelly

Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
Charles William Eliot

Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
Peace Pilgrim
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Usefulness Translations

usefulness in Latin is utilitas