Useful Sayings and Quotes

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

It is useful to constantly observe, note, and consider. Leonardo da Vinci
To be useful to others and to be useful to myself is definitely a better place to be. Marc Jacobs
The useful and the beautiful are never separated. Periander
It's a useful habit to never believe more than half of what people tell you, and not to concern yourself with the rest. Rather keep your mind free and your path your own. Halldór Laxness
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. Karl Marx
Whatever can be useful to those starving millions is beautiful to my mind. Mahatma Gandhi
No matter how useful we may be, sometimes it takes us a while to recognize our own value. Benjamin Hoff
To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life. Seneca The Younger
To be really useful, we must keep pace with the state of society, and not dishearten it by attempts at what its population, means, or occupations will fail in attempting. Thomas Jefferson
Useful men, who do useful things, don't mind being treated as useless. But the useless always judge themselves as being important and hide all their incompetence behind authority Paulo Coelho
The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue. Antisthenes
When there is a true or useful thing, there is sure to be a counterfeit. Idries Shah
Nothing can be more useful to you than a determination not to be hurried. Henry David Thoreau
Half the useful work in the world consists of combating the harmful work. Bertrand Russell
It's useful because it's beautiful. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry