Meaningless Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old meaningless quotes, meaningless sayings, and meaningless proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

One can forget the meaninglessness of his own existence by occupying himself with scientific experiments of dubious import. Countless scientists and scholars spend their lives in the search of truths that are irrelevant to them. John Silber
We desperately want to believe in something. To simply live out our lives believing in nothing is to live as if this thing we call life is filled with nothing but nothing. Craig D. Lounsbrough
Life is meaningless unless you bring meaning to it. It is up to us to create our own existence. Unless you do something, unless you make something it's as though you aren't there. Alan Alda
Life is so meaningless without trouble. M.F. Moonzajer
If there's no game, isn't winning a pretty meaningless concept? Lois McMaster Bujold
Maybe life isn't meaningless… maybe just your life is meaningless. Donald Miller
We live in a world where words are as meaningless as a snowflake in a blizzard. Hiba Fatima Ahmad
The future of civilisation depends on our overcoming the meaninglessness and hopelessness that characterizes the thoughts of men today. Albert Schweitzer
If you write a line of zeroes, it´s still nothing. Ayn Rand
A thoroughly honest man is a rare jewel in the shallow stream of meaningless pebbles. Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Man cannot stand a meaninless life. Carl Jung
A life without love, no matter how many other things we have, is an empty meaningless one. Leo Buscaglia
There is a connection between heaven and earth. Finding that connection gives meaning to everything, including death. Missing it makes everything meaningless, including life. John H. Groberg
The vitality that can stand the abyss of meaninglessness is aware of a hidden meaning within the destruction of meaning. Paul Tillich
The world seems so meaningless when I am engulfed in the bliss of love and you tracing the evolution of the restless soul of eternal belonging on my face. Annie Ali
You will never win an unfair competition since the reward is meaningless. Cass van Krah
Consider the possibility that many of the things you hear and say are utter nonsense and meaningless repetitions of noise. Bryant McGill
Man is a useless passion. It is meaningless that we live and it is meaningless that we die. Jean-Paul Sartre
The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless, is not merely unfortunate, but almost disqualified for life. Albert Einstein
Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you. Kahlil Gibran
The trouble with reason is that it becomes meaningless at the exact point where it refuses to act. Bernard DeVoto
Nothing: a landscape, a glass of wine, a little loveless love, and the vague sadness caused by our understanding nothing and having lost the little we're given. Álvaro de Campos
When you realize that life is meaningless, the world does not seem so cruel any more and you can cope with it. Somerset Maugham
Until we see love as the meaning of life, life seems to have no meaning at all. The sense of meaninglessness produces chaos, and the chaos produces fear. There is only one way out of this, and that is to see every moment and every situation as an invitation to love. Marriane Williamson
Without purpose and meaning in our lives, we banish ourselves to wander this plane of existence with self-destructive tendencies until the bell tolls and our breath capsizes in our lungs, snatching our chance to redeem ourselves forever. A.J. Darkholme
The grand thing about the human mind is that it can turn its own tables and see meaninglessness as ultimate meaning. John Cage
So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things. Morrie Schwartz
Meaninglessness does not come from being weary of pain. Meaninglessness comes from being weary of pleasure. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Thoughts about the meaningless of life is the only form of leisure available to a person. Leo Tolstoy
The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning. Stanley Kubrick