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When friends stop being frank and useful to each other,
the whole world loses some of its radiance.
- Anatole Broyard

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Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

 

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

I have called this principle,
by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved,
by the term of Natural Selection.
- Charles Darwin

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind -
A Mind is Only Useful When Tamed..
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An architect's most useful tools are
an eraser at the drafting board,
and a wrecking bar at the site.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
- Stephen King

Always desire to learn something useful.
- Sophocles

In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is
a living definition of the word "frustration".
- Alan Perlis

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high,
simple and useful life.
- Booker T. Washington

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today,
begins where competition leaves off.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Don't Let It Poison Your Day.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... the Antidote is Perspective.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Your Mind is Only Useful When Tamed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Every hour of useful work is precious.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

They made a shrewd guess that I could give them some useful information,
and they were the first to meet me.
Some one said they came to arrest me,
and - well, let it go at that.
- Joshua Slocum

Not all lucid dreams are useful but they all have a
sense of wonder about them.
If you must sleep through a third of your life,
why should you sleep through your dreams,
too?
- Stephen LaBerge

While knowledge may provide useful point of reference,
it cannot become a force to guide the future.
- Herbie Hancock

Against my will, in the course of my travels,
the belief that everything worth knowing was known
at Cambridge gradually wore off.
In this respect my travels were very useful to me.
- Bertrand Russell

It's also somewhat in the center of a number of things
that will be useful to the company.
- Jack Kilby

Some people are like wheelbarrows; useful only when pushed,
and very easily upset.
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods
his head affirmatively but says nothing.
- Henry S. Haskins

Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
- Salman Rushdie

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires
but according to our powers.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

To know ourselves, is agreed by all to be the most useful Learning;
the first Lessons,
therefore, given us ought to be on that Subject.
- Eliza Haywood

It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do,
and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful,
but to be forever elevating one's uses.
- Sarah Orne Jewett

The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge,
and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal;
society can not exist unless it goes on.
- Albert J. Nock

This above all makes history useful and desirable;
it unfolds before our eyes a glorious record of exemplary actions.
- Titus Livius

Autobiographies are only as useful
as the lives you read about and analyze
may suggest to you something that
you may find useful in your own journey through life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

To me, a painter, if not the most useful,
is the least harmful member of our society.
- Man Ray

A slave has but one master; an ambitious man has as
many masters as there are people who may be useful
in bettering his position.
- Jean de la Bruyere

At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers'
groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
- Bernard Cornwell

Early on, it's good to develop the ability to write.
Learning to write is a useful exercise,
even if what you're writing about is not that relevant.
- Walter Gilbert

We have to do with the past only as we can make it
useful to the present and the future.
- Frederick Douglass

To lose your temper is only useful once a year.
- Colin R. Davis

Most consequential choices involve shades of gray,
and some fog is often useful in getting things done.
- Timothy Geithner

Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life,
and to dose it rightly is an art like any other.
- Freya Stark

I mean, certainly writing, painting,
photography,
dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every
art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.
- Sydney Pollack

I believe it has been said that one copy of The Times
contains more useful information than the whole of
the historical works of Thucydides.
- Richard Cobden

I think it'd be useful for parents to know kind of
what is the culture of an institution.
- Margaret Spellings

Material goods consist of useful material things,
and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things,
or to receive them at a future time.
- Alfred Marshall

The most useful thing about a principle is that it
can always be sacrificed to expediency.
- W. Somerset Maugham

My problem is how to find the best way of being useful.
- Jacques Delors

Britain's most useful role is somewhere between bee and dinosaur.
- Harold MacMillan

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.
- Susan Sontag

Men value things in three ways: as useful,
as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent,
or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler

Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself.
His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love
might impair your judgment.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they
are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
- W. Somerset Maugham

I like physics.
I think it is the best science out of all three of them,
because generally it's more useful.
You learn about speed and velocity and time,
and that's all clever stuff.
- Tom Felton

We live in an era with no historical precedents.
History is no longer useful as a tool in helping us
understand current changes.
- Doug Coupland

It's important to ask yourself, How am I useful to
others? What do people want from me? That may very
well reveal what you are here for.
- James Hillman

One is to ensure that the war fighters and the intelligence
analysts get the information that they need when they need it,
in a format that's useful to them.
- Stephen Cambone

I thank fate for having made me born poor.
Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life.
- Anatole France

I wish we could do something useful with tobacco -
like making fertilizer out of it.
- Paul Dudley White

I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine,
I get flashes of anger.
What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger.
- Alan Alda

The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe
but to make useful models of the world.
A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it.
- Edward de Bono

I don't think it's useful for somebody to argue with reviews.
- Bob Woodward

Any place that anyone can learn something useful from
someone with experience is an educational institution.
- Al Capp

When I was pregnant, I felt filled with life,
and I felt really happy.
I ate well, and I slept well.
I felt much more useful than I'd ever felt before.
- Suzanne Vega

The same energy of character which renders a man a
daring villain would have rendered him useful in society,
had that society been well organized.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper
to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful
and entertaining authors.
- David Viscott

I have the satisfaction of knowing I did something useful for society.
- John Cameron

Sometimes some of these little side excursions are
useful and I manage to fit them in the book somewhere.
- Jack Vance

Basic research is very useful, but it should be more
geared toward application than it was before.
- Luc Montagnier

To read a book, to think it over, and to write out
notes is a useful exercise;
a book which will not repay some hard thought is not worth publishing.
- Maria Mitchell

What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it.
Dull to the contemporary who reads it and invaluable to the student,
centuries afterwards, who treasures it.
- Walter Scott

Women of all classes are awakening to the necessity of self-support,
but few are willing to do the ordinary useful work
for which they are fitted.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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.
- Robert Musil

The little words in the Republic of Letters,
like the little folks in a nation, are the most useful and significant.
- Samuel Richardson


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