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#1. There's no such thing as useless knowledge. You never know what doors it's going to open up for you. - Author: Benjamin Carson
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#2. Arousal is nature's stimulus for the propagation of the human race. The unaroused male of the species is as useless for that purpose as a worm. Arousal can happen sooner or later, but it must happen. - Author: Sol Stein
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#3. To be sure, if you watch CNBC all day long you'll pick up some interesting news about particular companies and the economy as a whole. Unfortunately, to get to the useful information, you have to wade through reams of useless stuff, with little guidance on how to distinguish between the two. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#4. The normal man of intelligence has something of a contempt for linguistic studies, convinced as he is nothing can well be more useless. Edward Sapir - 1924 - Author: Guy Deutscher
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#5. There is no exercise of the intellect which is not, in the final analysis, useless. A philosophical doctrine begins as a plausible description of the universe; with the passage of the years it becomes a mere chapter if not a paragraph or a name in the history of philosophy. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#6. For the twenty million Americans who are hungry tonight, for the homeless freezing tonight, literature is as useless as a knowledge of astronomy. - Author: Andre Dubus
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#7. In physiology, as in all other sciences, no discovery is useless, no curiosity misplaced or too ambitious, and we may be certain that every advance achieved in the quest of pure knowledge will sooner or later play its part in the service of man. - Author: Ernest Starling
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#8. Academics are only useful when they try to be useless (say, as in mathematics and philosophy) and dangerous when they try to be useful. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#9. So long as I remain alive and well I shall continue to feel strongly about prose style, to love the surface of the earth, and to take a pleasure in solid objects and scraps of useless information. - Author: George Orwell
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#10. The man was useless as tits on a bull, but he didn't deserve to die like that. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#11. But then he told himself: What does it really mean to be useful? Today's world, just as it is, contains the sum of the utility of all people of all times. Which implies: The highest morality consists in being useless. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#12. Even a wasted life stands as an important example and therefore can never be useless. - Author: Mark Wallace
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#13. Print neatly. That's the kind of advice that the IRS considers a "dynamite" tax tip. If you ask them a real tax question, such as how you can cheat, they're useless. - Author: Dave Barry
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#14. They all think men are obsolete. useless. as if we're just some sexual appendix. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#15. No one could say the stories were useless
for as the tongue clacked
five or forty fingers stitched
corn was grated from the husk
pathwork was pieced
or the darning was done ...
(from 'The Storyteller Poems') - Author: Liz Lochhead
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#16. Nothing so precious as memory, nothing so useless. - Author: Isaac Adamson
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#17. The things other people have put into my head, at any rate, do not fit together nicely, are often useless and ugly, are out of proportion with one another, are out of proportion with life as it really is outside my head. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#18. In no other pursuit is the best or the worst in a man brought out as in mountaineering. An old friend of civilization may be a useless companion on a mountain. - Author: Frank Smythe
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#19. An idler is a watch that wants both hands; As useless if it goes as when it stands. - Author: William Cowper
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#20. It is as easy to give advice to yourself as to others, and as useless. - Author: Austin O'Malley
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#21. Music is essentially useless, as life is. - Author: George Santayana
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#22. At last she sighed.
But the most wretched thing - is it not? - is to drag out, as I do, a useless existence. If our pains were only of some use to someone, we should find consolation in the thought of the sacrifice. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#23. As I thought
about that, I had
to wonder: What will we
know better about tomorrow?
Who cares? Hindsight is useless. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#24. Happiness can depend as easily on useless things as on useful ones. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#25. AS WITH ALL TRULY wild things, care is necessary in approaching them. Stealth is useless. Wild things recognize stealth for what it is, a lie and a trap. While wild things might play games of stealth, and in doing so may even occasionally fall prey to stealth, they are never truly caught by it. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#26. Beautiful things should not be kept behind glass, they should be used. Just as beautiful women should live fully and not let herself turn into a hothouse flower, pampered and useless. - Author: Lisa Cach
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#27. Fundamentals that you read about are typically useless as the market has already discounted the price, and I call them "funny-mentals". However, if you catch on early, before others believe, you might have valuable "surprise-a-mentals". - Author: Ed Seykota
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#28. Imagined my character as a plate or shirt that had been manufactured incorrectly and was therefore useless. - Author: Susanna Kaysen
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#29. Despise everything that useless toil creates as an ornament and an object of beauty. And reflect that nothing except the soul is worthy of wonder; for to the soul, if it be great, naught is great."[4] - Author: Seneca.
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#30. For two so gifted as we, how utterly useless we were. - Author: Saundra Mitchell
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#31. The only thing not worth destroying is science. That would be useless. Science is unchangeable, and if you destroyed it today, it would rise up again the same as before. - Author: Leonid Andreyev
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#32. Becca wanted to say something to get through to her, but she knew it was useless. Only God could do the wooing. All she could do was try to live in such a way as to make others thirsty for the Living Water. - Author: Colleen Rhoads
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#33. I count Maxwell and Einstein, Eddington and Dirac, among "real" mathematicians. The great modern achievements of applied mathematics have been in relativity and quantum mechanics, and these subjects are at present at any rate, almost as "useless" as the theory of numbers. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#34. Everything in life is miraculous. It rests within the power of each of us to awaken from a dragging nightmare of life made up of unimportant tasks and tedious useless little habits to see life as it really is, and to rejoice in its exquisite wonderfulness. - Author: James Branch Cabell
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#35. The life of an uneducated man is as useless as the tail of a dog which neither covers it's rear end, nor protects it from the bites of insects. - Author: Chanakya
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#36. I have not so great a struggle with my vices, great and numerous as they are, as I have with my impatience. My efforts are not absolutely useless; yet I have never been able to conquer this ferocious wild beast. - Author: John Calvin
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#37. A lot of blood,
A lot of dead people,
A lot of victims,
A lot of useless battles,
A lot of predictable battles, so far what's next?

As far as now I suggest to change the road, it's too messy this road in which all are walking. Somebody will fall... - Author: Deyth Banger
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#38. Nothing is so useless as a general maxim. - Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
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#39. The forces which are working out the great scheme of perfect happiness, taking no account of incidental suffering, exterminate such sections of mankind as stand in their way, with the same sternness that they exterminate beasts of prey and herds of useless ruminants. - Author: Herbert Spencer
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#40. Think of yourselves as a hand. Each of you is a finger, and without the others you're useless. Alone, a finger can't grasp, or control, or form a fist. You are nothing on your own, and everything together. - Author: Karen Traviss
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#41. The van started as John had promised, and it sounded good, but was about as useless as tits on a turtle if we couldn't get out of the garage. - Author: Mark Tufo
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#42. There is nothing," says a correspondent of the New York Times, "which the business world discards as unpractical and useless so much as the quiet, thinking scholar. But this is the man who makes revolutions. Politicians are mere puppets in the hands of men of thought. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#43. The useless search of philosophers for a cause of the universe is a regressus in infinitum (a stepping backwards into the infinite) and resembles climbing up an endless ladder, the recurring question as to the cause of the cause rendering the attainment of a final goal impossible. - Author: Ludwig Buchner
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#44. Now comes the part where I relieve you, the little people, of the burden of your failed and useless lives. But remember, as my plastic surgeon always said: if you gotta go, go with a smile. - Author: Jack Nicholson
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#45. You might feel like a superhero, but right now you're as useless as a baby - and the UNSC doesn't need any goddamn babies! - Author: Matt Forbeck
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#46. Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls. - Author: Francois Rabelais
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#47. Making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#48. Absolute truisms rot brains absolutely.[ ... ]'Power corrupts' is useless as a tool for understanding the past, and gives us nothing as a guide to action. - Author: Steven Brust
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#49. I considered the attacks on London useless, and I told the Fuhrer again and again that inasmuch as I knew the English people as well as I did my own people, I could never force them to their knees by attacking London. We might be able to subdue the Dutch people by such measures but not the British. - Author: Hermann Goring
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#50. It was useless. The brain had its own food on which it battened, and the imagination, made grotesque by terror, twisted and distorted as a living thing by pain, danced like some foul puppet on a stand and grinned through moving masks. Then, - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#51. Nor can they understand why a totally useless substance like gold should now, all over the world, be considered far more important than human beings, who gave it such value as it has, purely for their own convenience. - Author: Thomas More
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#52. I think I subconsciously put myself in these situations where the girlfriend isn't pleased with me. I'm useless as a boyfriend. That's how I managed to write all these songs. - Author: Tom Odell
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#53. Half condemn him and write him off as useless like him dad. The other half just shrug and indulge him and say, 'Well, that's Adrian. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#54. In his books, Tolle repeatedly denigrated the habit of worrying, which he characterized as a useless process of projecting fearfully into an imaginary future. "There is no way that you can cope with such a situation, because it doesn't exist. - Author: Dan Harris
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#55. In the birthing process, you come out just realizing how stupid and weak men are! I mean, I might as well not have been in there, we're useless! - Author: Heath Ledger
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#56. It will be found, as men grow more tolerant in their instincts,
that many uniformities now insisted upon are useless and even harmful. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#57. It is as useless to argue with those who have renounced the use of reason as to administer medication to the dead. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#58. I hit the dance floor, wincing a little bit as the DJ looped feedback through the throbbing of a useless song about someone playing poker with his face or something. - Author: Lili St. Crow
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#59. She wanted to get some personal profit out of things, and she rejected as useless all that did not contribute to the immediate desires of her heart, being of a temperament more sentimental than artistic, looking for emotions, not landscapes. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#60. No man worth his salt, not even such a useless fribble as you clearly consider me to be, is going to watch his woman breaking her back over work he should be doing himself. - Author: Karen Robards
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#61. A weapon is only an extension of one's own persona; as lethal or useless as the person wielding it. - Author: Anurag Shourie
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#62. A dark hand had let go its lifelong hold upon her heart. But she did not feel joy, as she had in the mountains. She put her head down in her arms and cried, and her cheeks were salt and wet. She cried for the waste of her years in bondage to a useless evil. She wept in pain, because she was free. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#63. The psycho-babble lavished on her by her mother in a prior life found her, whispering of trauma and coping, how this was not her fault and blaming herself at all was useless. She would eventually try to believe this, as soon as she was behind her locked bedroom door. - Author: Thomm Quackenbush
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#64. Nothing made you feel so useless as another person's grief. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#65. As manuals for contemplative understanding, the Bible and the Koran are worse than useless. Whatever wisdom can be found in their pages is never best found there, and it is subverted, time and again, by ancient savagery and superstition. - Author: Sam Harris
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#66. In a way, a garden is the most useless of creations, the most slippery of creations: it is not like a painting or a piece of sculpture - it won't accrue value as time goes on. Time is its enemy' time passing is merely the countdown for the parting between garden and gardener. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#67. 10 As the Scriptures say, No one is righteous - not even one. 11 No one is truly wise; no one is seeking God. 12 All have turned away; all have become useless. No one does good, not a single one. - Author: Anonymous
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#68. What's a feminist?" Julie asked.
"Someone who thinks women are fish," Barton replied. He was smiling at Lily. "And that men are bicycles, which makes us basically useless to anyone of the fish persuasion. But it does categorize us as creatures who exist solely for the purpose of being ridden. - Author: Dianne Dixon
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#69. We waste those eggs like crazy, of course, flushing them out every month in days of bleeding, but then most sperm are wholly useless as well, a thought to be considered elsewhere at greater length. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#70. There is nothing quite so useless, as doing with great efficiency, something that should not be done at all. - Author: Peter F. Drucker
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#71. The most useless job in the world is that of the critic. That is a prejudiced statement. I admit it. I'm prejudiced. I hate critics ... And now, as the saying goes (yesterday, I couldn't even spell critik), and now I are one. - Author: David Gerrold
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#72. Rules, established with reason and justice, can easily outlive their usefulness as circumstances change, yet can remain in force through inertia. It is then not only right, but useful, to break those rules as a way of advertising the fact that they have become useless - or even actually harmful. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#73. Can't wear it to the opera," said the Colonel, almost smiling. "Can't wear it to a funeral. Can't use it to hang myself. It's a bit useless, as ties go. - Author: John Green
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#74. He thought he would become accustomed to the idea, not yet understanding that it is useless to become accustomed to the loss of a father, for it will never happen a second time: might as well leave the wound open. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#75. Rubbish!" screamed a fat, elderly woman, in Richard's ear, as he passed her malodorous stall. "Junk!" She continued. "Garbage! Trash! Offal! Debris! Come and get it! Nothing whole or undamaged! Crap, tripe, and useless piles of shit. You know you want it. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#76. He watched the scene and thought of life; and (as always happened when he thought of life) he became sad. A gentle melancholy took possession of him. He felt how useless it was to struggle against fortune, this being the burden of wisdom which the ages had bequeathed him. - Author: James Joyce
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#77. And even me who did know them. I - I hated being loved by them. But I couldn't run. I couldn't. It is useless to run from a storm. So I stayed. I know about storms as well as anyone. - Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz
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#78. Enormous amounts of money are spent for publicity. As a result, large quantities of alimentary and pharmaceutical products, at the least useless, and often harmful, have become a necessity for civilized men. - Author: Alexis Carrel
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#79. Follow your image as far as you can no matter how useless you think it is. Push yourself. - Author: Nikki Giovanni
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#80. Ah, I wager you are most assuredly not useless as a woman, Caecelia. - Author: Sai Marie Johnson
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#81. If reason be a gift of Heaven, and we can say as much of faith, Heaven has certainly made us two gifts not only incompatible, but in direct contradiction to each other. In order to solve the difficulty, we are compelled to say either that faith is a chimera or that reason is useless. - Author: Denis Diderot
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#82. I remember, back in England, the man I had before Jeeves sneaked off to a meeting on his evening out and come back and denounced me in front of a crowd of chappies I was giving a bit of supper to as a useless blot on the fabric of Society. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#83. Your cable television is experiencing difficulties. Please do not panic. Resist the temptation to read or talk to loved ones. Do not attempt sexual relations, as years of TV radiation have left your genitals withered and useless. - Author: Matt Groening
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#84. Those who believe that ... detailed rules originate in a certain cause, are as far from the truth as those who assume that the whole law is useless. - Author: Maimonides
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#85. Modern cyberspace is a deadly festering swamp, teeming with dangerous programs such as 'viruses,' 'worms,' 'Trojan horses' and 'licensed Microsoft software' that can take over your computer and render it useless. - Author: Dave Barry
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#86. It is useless to try to stir the dirt Out of the muddy water, As it will become murkier. But leave it alone, And if it should be cleared; It will become clear by itself. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#87. It's better to consider someone as Sandpaper who has hurt you over and over.. In spite of all the scratches and pain, you'll be all shiny and polished while they'll end up useless.. - Author: Anonymous
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#88. 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. - Author: Stewart Alsop
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#89. I'm just as insufferable and useless as every other dad is. The dynamic never changes, no matter what you do for a living. - Author: Glenn Frey
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#90. As a person puts on new garments, giving up old ones, the soul similarly accepts new material bodies, giving up the old and useless ones. - Author: Gadadhara Pandit Dasa
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#91. Our goal is not to douse the recession with money, which would be useless, as both you and I know. Our goal is to liberate the business initiative, to lower administrative and law enforcement pressure and to make legal protection truly effective - Author: Dmitry Medvedev
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#92. What chiefly governs the [U.S.] military budget is the need to spend enormous sums of money in a useless way. The allegedly powerful Pentagon is simply a receptacle for wasteful expenditure, just as a city dump is the receptacle for the refuse of a city. - Author: Walter Karp
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#93. I had the feeling deep in my gut that there'd been lines I should have spoken, gestures I should have made, that would have made things better. But looking back, I didn't know what they were. As a friend, I was pretty much useless, apparently. - Author: Megan Crewe
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#94. I don't make friends easily, because I think most people are useless idiots. I don't see that as being a flaw on my part. There is no such thing as a "people person"; some people are just better at faking niceness. I put in an effort occasionally. - Author: Ashley Little
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#95. Now let the matter rest as it is, or as it may be, what avail useless speculations? What is to occur we do not know; still in so far we do! what God wills! - Author: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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#96. If you can come to this nowness without sex, sex, by and by will become useless, it will disappear. It will not be a desire then. If you want to move in it you can move into it as a fun, but not as a desire. Then there is no obsession in it because you are not dependent on it. - Author: Rajneesh
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#97. I have departed from this planet and I have left behind my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are as many as they are useless; at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars, each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns. - Author: Jules Massenet
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#98. I got very fit that week with all the running around that we di. I was always last, because I can't run as fast as everyone else. I'm useless at running. - Author: Sarah Sutton
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#99. Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#100. The overload of useless ceremonials and worship have crippled the whole nation. If you want to do good to your nation and yourself, then throw away your ancient ceremonials as far as possible. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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