Quotations on Usefulness

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It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth.
- Cleveland Abbe
(Keywords: Life, Friends, Usefulness, Youth)

A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Keywords: Society, Usefulness, Worth)

The reason why I take my life is because I want to go to my wife and boy. My usefulness in this world is at an end. I can not be satisfied in any business and can not be without their companionship.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: Business, Life, Wife, Companionship, End, Reason, Usefulness, Want, World)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Being, Innovation, Usefulness, Will)

Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings, with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed for usefulness.
- Joseph Lancaster
(Keywords: Men, Doubt, Usefulness, Youth)

My trophy value exceeded my military usefulness.
- Lord Mountbatten
(Keywords: Military, Usefulness, Value)

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Keywords: Character, Usefulness, Vote)

Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
- Charles Simmons
(Keywords: Habit, Attention, Duty, Energy, Fortune, Influence, Manners, Reputation, Usefulness, Will)

In such an environment, I was able to study things that could be of immediate usefulness to the world. That learning experience undoubtedly served me well when I eventually entered the work force.
- Koichi Tanaka
(Keywords: Experience, Work, Environment, Force, Learning, Study, Usefulness, World)

If all human lives depended upon their usefulness - as might be judged by certain standards - there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world.
- Gene Tunney
(Keywords: Mortality, Usefulness, World)

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