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

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The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Virtue
Aristotle

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Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Choice
Francis Bacon

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In my case, adulthood itself was not an advance, although it was a useful waymark.
Adulthood
Nicholson Baker

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At least the box is full of something useful. [On his photo gracing a box of Raisin Bran]
Photography
Avery Brooks

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Friendship is the only thing in the world concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
Friends and Friendship
Marcus T. Cicero

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Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
Quotations
Guy Debord

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

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Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains, they drown in every drop.
Diplomacy
Charles De Gaulle

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What is my life if I am no longer useful to others.
Purpose
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Some of us are like wheelbarrows, only useful when pushed and easily upset.
Motivation
Jack Herbert

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He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Function
Horace

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Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most useful after all.
Books - Reading
Samuel Johnson

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The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Unemployment
Karl Marx

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Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
Home
William Morris

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

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To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
Experience
St. Teresa of Avila

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

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The State is to make what is useful. The individual is to make what is beautiful.
State
Oscar Wilde

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If I had been present at creation, I would have given some useful hints.
Life and Living
Alfonso The Wise

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun