65 Meaningless Quotes On Success In Life

These meaningless quotes will inspire you. Meaningless, having no meaning; especially lacking any significance or having no purpose or reason.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging meaningless quotes, meaningless sayings, and meaningless proverbs.

Best Meaningless Quotes

  1. “I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.” ~ Corazon Aquino
  2. “No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.” ~ Denis Waitley
  3. “Half of what I say is meaningless, but I say it so that the other half may reach you.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  4. “Culture’ is a finite segment of the meaningless infinity of the world process, a segment on which human beings confer meaning and significance.” ~ Max Weber

  5. “Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it.” ~ Ray Kurzweil
  6. “Everybody knows how awful the world is and what a terrible situation it is and each person distorts it in a certain way that enables him to get through. Some people distort it with religious things. Some people distort it with sports, with money, with love, with art, and they all have their own nonsense about what makes it meaningful, and all but nothing makes it meaningful. These things definitely serve a certain function, but in the end, they all fail to give life meaning and everyone goes to his grave in a meaningless way.” ~ Woody Allen
  7. “Jesus died to forgive our sins. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?” ~ Jules Feiffer
  8. “We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility” ~ Thomas Szasz

  9. “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
  10. “Life is too short for half-hearted connections and meaningless run-throughs.” ~ Karen Kingsbury
  11. “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 , Meaningless quotes life
  12. “After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.” ~ Aristotle Onassis

  13. “Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  14. “Action without a name, a who attached to it, is meaningless.” ~ Hannah Arendt
  15. “Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.” ~ David Hilbert
  16. “Unless you assume a God, the question of life’s purpose is meaningless.” ~ Bertrand Russell

  17. “Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.” ~ Thomas Head Raddall , Words meaningless quotes
  18. “Magic–that’s just a label, you know. Completely meaningless. It wasn’t so very long ago that people were saying that electricity was magic.” ~ Robert Bloch
  19. “Remember that being a success without happiness is meaningless.” ~ Richard Denny
  20. “Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.” ~ Glenn Turner

  21. “… life is a flickering candle we all carry around. A gust of wind, a meaningless accident, a microsecond of carelessness, and it’s out. Forever.” ~ David Wong
  22. “Man is a tragic animal. Not because of his smallness, but because he is too well endowed. Man has longings and spiritual demands that reality cannot fulfill. We have expectations of a just and moral world. Man requires meaning in a meaningless world.” ~ Peter Wessel Zapffe
  23. “If the universe were just electrons and selfish genes, meaningless tragedies … are exactly what we should expect, along with equally meaningless good fortune. Such a universe would be neither evil nor good in intention … The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  24. “Death is meaningless unless it happens to someone you know.” ~ Bradley Denton

  25. “We can now say with considerable confidence that the Bible is not a history of anyone’s past…. The Bible’s “Israel” is a literary fiction… Not only have Adam and Eve and the flood story passed over to mythology, but we can no longer talk about a time of the patriarchs. There never was a “United Monarchy” in history and it is meaningless to speak of pre-exilic prophets and their writings… The Bible deals with the origin traditions of a people who never existed as such” ~ Thomas L. Thompson
  26. “Everything in the world is gloriously meaningless.” ~ Alan Watts
  27. “Scientific naturalism is a story that reduces reality to physical particles and impersonal laws, [and] portrays life as a meaningless competition among organisms that exist only to survive and reproduce.” ~ Philip Johnson
  28. “All the crap that we’ve encumbered our lives with, it’s really meaningless.” ~ Emilio Estevez

  29. “There are no meaningless experiences.” ~ Susan L. Taylor
  30. “This life we live nowadays. It’s not life, it’s stagnation death-in-life. Look at all these bloody houses and the meaningless people inside them. Sometimes I think we’re all corpses. Just rotting upright.” ~ George Orwell
  31. “One can imagine that God created the universe at literally any time in the past. On the other hand, if the universe is expanding, there may be physical reasons why there had to be a beginning. One could imagine that God created the universe at the instant of the big bang, or even afterwards in just such a way as to make it look as though there had been a big bang, but it would be meaningless to suppose that it was created before the big bang. An expanding universe does not preclude a creator, but it does place limits on when he might have carried out his job!” ~ Stephen Hawking
  32. “Beauty is meaningless until it is shared.” ~ George Orwell

  33. “It’s an incredibly exciting thing, this one, meaningless life of yours.” ~ Tim Minchin
  34. “Being lazy does not mean that you do not create. In fact, lying around doing nothing is an important, nay crucial, part of the creative process. It is meaningless bustle that actually gets in the way of productivity. All we are really saying is, give peace a chance.” ~ Tom Hodgkinson
  35. “Punishment is now unfashionable… because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.” ~ Thomas Szasz
  36. “Half of what I say is meaningless, but I say it just to reach you.” ~ John Lennon

  37. “Government by the people for the people becomes meaningless unless it includes major economic decision-making by the people for the people. This is not simply an economic matter. In essence, it is an ethical and moral question, for whoever takes the important economic decisions in society ipso facto determines the social priorities of that society.” ~ Jimmy Reid
  38. “I think women become more wrapped up emotionally in men when sex is involved. And I think men have a much easier time of having innocuous, meaningless sex for pleasure. It’s just how we’re built genetically.” ~ Daryl Wein
  39. “If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment, all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky
  40. “It’s impossible to talk without labels. “Dog” is a label, but that doesn’t mean it’s meaningless, nor does it mean there’s no difference in a Shih Tzu and a Doberman.” ~ Ann Coulter

  41. “Any time someone tries to tell you that metadata is ‘meaningless, don’t worry, it’s just who you call, it’s just phone records, it’s not a big deal’ – realize we kill people based on metadata. So they must be pretty darn certain that they think they know something based on metadata.” ~ Rand Paul
  42. “Belief in heaven and hell is a big deal in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and some forms of doctrinaire Buddhism. For the rest of us it’s simply meaningless. We don’t live in order to die, we live in order to live.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  43. “Life, it seems, is not meaningless but, rather, so full of meaning that its meaning must be constantly murdered for the sake of cohesion and comprehension. For the sake of the storyline.” ~ Steve Tesich
  44. “Without death,’ he answered, ‘life is meaningless. It is a story that can never be told. A song that can never be sung. For how would one finish it?” ~ Seth Grahame-Smith

  45. “Human existence is a brutal experience to me… it’s a brutal, meaningless experience – an agonizing, meaningless experience with some oases, delight, some charm, and peace, but these are just small oases. Overall, it is a brutal, terrible experience, and so it salvation is what can you do to alleviate the agony of the human condition, the human predicament? That is what interests me the most.” ~ Woody Allen
  46. “The theist can only find meaning by leaving this life for a transcendental world beyond the grave. The human world as he finds it is empty of ‘ultimate purpose’ and hence meaningless. Theism thus is an attempt to escape from the human condition; it is a pathetic deceit.” ~ Paul Kurtz
  47. “You are not just a meaningless fragment in an alien universe, briefly suspended between life and death, allowed a few short-lived pleasures followed by pain and ultimate annihilation.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  48. “If there’s no game, isn’t winning a pretty meaningless concept?” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold

  49. “A human life is defined by its relationship with others: by its duty to its species. In the face of this duty, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are meaningless. What you call individual rights are merely the cultural fantasy of a failed civilization.” ~ Matthew Woodring Stover , Meaningless quotes relationship
  50. “The article goes on later to say, “Hope is not then something for the future alone, a sort of wishful thinking aout what might be; it offers meaning for us today. Christian hope is founded on certain faith that life is not a meaningless riddle, but a mystery progressively revealed and finding the fulfillment in the redemption won by Jesus Christ and offered to all peoples.”” ~ Raymond J. de Souza
  51. “The media are a corporate monopoly. They have the same point of view. The two parties are two factions of the business party. Most of the population doesn’t even bother voting because it looks meaningless. They’re marginalized and properly distracted. At least that’s the goal.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  52. “Freedom is meaningless if people cannot put food in their stomachs if they can have no shelter if illiteracy and disease continue to dog them.” ~ Nelson Mandela

  53. “If one keeps loving faithfully what is really worth loving, and does not waste one’s love on insignificant and unworthy and meaningless things, one will get more light by and by and grow stronger.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  54. “The feeling it gave me was an odd combination of weightless self-pity and excitement. I understood my life was meaningless, and this knowledge freed me up to accomplish absolutely anything.” ~ Matt de la Pena
  55. “Thoughts are ephemeral, they evaporate in the moment they occur unless they are given action and material form. Wishes and intentions, the same. Meaningless, unless they impel you to one choice or another, some deed or course of action, however insignificant. Thoughts that lead to action can be dangerous. Thoughts that do not, mean less than nothing.” ~ Ann Leckie
  56. “When you break an agreement in a relationship, you must offer an amendment first, or it is meaningless.” ~ Marshall Sylver

  57. “Everything seemed to change on that one day, but really, I think, things had been changing and changing over the course of many previous days, and perhaps what eventually appears to be information always appears at first to be just flotsam, meaningless fragments, until enough flotsam accretes to manifest, when one notices it, a construction.” ~ Deborah Eisenberg
  58. “We only have one life to live, and must go on with it to the end, that if we feel it is meaningless, then we ourselves must give it meaning.” ~ Susan Moody
  59. “A lot of people are promoting records that are just throw-it-against-the-wall-see- if-it-sticks meaningless bullshit. Everybody has the responsibility to do the right thing and promote artists that mean something.” ~ Dave Grohl
  60. “The independence of Ghana is meaningless unless it is linked-up with the total liberation of the African Continent” ~ Kwame Nkrumah

  61. “In response to skyrocketing gas prices, liberals say, practically in unison, ‘We can’t drill our way out of this crisis.’ What does that mean? This is like telling a starving man, ‘You can’t eat your way out of being hungry!’ ‘You can’t water your way out of drought!’ ‘You can’t sleep your way out of tiredness!’ ‘You can’t drink yourself out of dehydration!’ Seriously, what does it mean? Finding more oil isn’t going to increase the supply of oil? It is the typical Democratic strategy to babble meaningless slogans as if they have a plan. Their plan is the permanent twilight of the human race.” ~ Ann Coulter
  62. “It has been said: The whole is more than the sum of its parts. It is more correct to say that the whole is something else than the sum of its parts, because summing up is a meaningless procedure, whereas the whole-part relationship is meaningful.” ~ Kurt Koffka
  63. “The original question, ‘Can machines think?’ I believe to be too meaningless to deserve discussion.” ~ Alan Turing

  64. “In a last violent protest against the hopelessness of imminent death, I sensed my spirit piercing through the enveloping gloom. I felt it transcend that hopeless, meaningless world, and from somewhere I heard a victorious “Yes” in answer to my question of the existence of an ultimate purpose. At that moment a light was lit in a distant farmhouse, which stood on the horizon as if painted there, in the midst of the miserable gray of a dawning morning in Bavaria. “Et lux in tenebris lucet”-and the light shineth in the darkness.” ~ Viktor E. Frankl
  65. “You can’t show me a sentence, word, or phoneme that is meaningless; by its nature, language is packed with meaning and emotion.” ~ Kenneth Goldsmith

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