He gains everyone’s approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
– Guy Debord
Armaments; extremely useful for fighting wars, a deadweight in any civil economy.
– John Ralston Saul
The Pulitzer is more useful than meaningful.
– Annie Dillard
I aspire to be useful.
– Anthony Foxx
I am a maker of useful things.
– Eva Zeisel
I have no useful theories about love and marriage.
– Michael Cunningham
I find humming is very useful.
– Elvis Costello
Any program is only as good as it is useful.
– Linus Torvalds
You’re about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest.
– Rowan Atkinson
Every hour of useful work is precious.
– William Lyon Mackenzie King
A lemon, boiled whole and blitzed, makes a useful base for all sorts of dressings.
– Yotam Ottolenghi