65 Worthless Quotes On Success In Life

These worthless quotes will inspire you. Worthless, having no financial value, having no use, importance, or effect, or having no real value or use.

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

Best Worthless Quotes

  1. “Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless.” ~ Franz Liszt
  2. “Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.” ~ Thomas Browne
  3. “Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.” ~ Socrates
  4. “He who knows nothing loves nothing.
    He who can do nothing understands nothing.
    He who understands nothing is worthless.” ~ Paracelsus
  5. “Knowing you’re worthless doesn’t give you value any more than knowing you are a captive sets you free.” ~ Ted Dekker

  6. “When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.” ~ Edward Dahlberg
  7. “If it requires a uniform, it’s a worthless endeavor.” ~ George Carlin
  8. “Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink, and make the combination worthless.” ~ Milton Friedman
  9. “When I am not desperate, I am worthless.” ~ Ivo Andric , I am worthless quotes
  10. “Consider before acting, to avoid foolishness: It is the worthless man who speaks and acts thoughtlessly.” ~ Pythagoras

  11. “One day you’ll discover that the opinions of worthless people are worthless.” ~ Piers Anthony
  12. “Strategic planning is worthless – unless there is first a strategic vision.” ~ John Naisbitt
  13. “The mirror is a worthless invention. The only way to truly see yourself is in the reflection of someone else’s eyes.” ~ Voltaire
  14. “Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  15. “The will to win is worthless if you don’t get paid for it.” ~ Reggie Jackson

  16. “In the absence of willpower, the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.” ~ Aleister Crowley
  17. “There is no merit to discipline under ideal circumstances. I must have it in the face of death or it is worthless.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  18. “My mum always told me I was precious, while my dad always told me I was worthless. I think that’s a good grounding for a balanced life.” ~ Alan Cumming
  19. “It is not astonishing that there are many journalists who have become human failures and worthless men. Rather, it is astonishing that, despite all this, this very stratum includes such a great number of valuable and quite genuine men, a fact that outsiders would not so easily guess.” ~ Max Weber
  20. “You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  21. “The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.” ~ Eric Hoffer , Feeling worthless quotes
  22. “A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state’s collecting lease money because all of a sudden “worthless” land now has an airport on it.” ~ Neil Abercrombie
  23. “That’s one reason why it’s pretty worthless, I can’t totally buy it, if you think about it, it’s things like the Phil Spector records. On one level they were rebellion, on another level they were keeping the teenager in his place.” ~ Lester Bangs
  24. “Plans are worthless, but planning is invaluable.” ~ Peter Drucker
  25. “Donald Trump is a phony, a fraud. His promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University.” ~ Mitt Romney

  26. “The devil has convinced so many people that they are worthless. Each of us needs to stop and remember the cross-at the cross we will discover our true value-for it is here that we discover the price God was willing to pay for us, the depth of His love, and how much we are worth to Him.” ~ Roy Lessin
  27. “No human being, when you understand his desires, is worthless. No one’s life is nothing.” ~ Orson Scott Card
  28. “Knowing this to be a worthless life to live, why do I keep living on? Because this life contains something called beauty7.” ~ Kafu Nagai
  29. “If you have a problem and you can’t find a solution, you meet again tomorrow and you keep talking until you find a solution. You can disagree with behavior or a particular position, but you do not resort to calling an opponent worthless.” ~ Kofi Annan
  30. “Gay kids need to stop killing themselves because they are made to feel worthless by cruel and relentless bullying.” ~ Zachary Quinto

  31. “Applauds of the ignorant majority are worthless; applauds of the wise minority are priceless! Look carefully, who are applauding you? Look carefully, who are blessing you? Mud in the ground or stars in the sky?” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  32. “Political freedom without economic freedom is almost worthless, and it is because the modern proletariat has the one kind of freedom without the other that its rebellion is now threatening the very structure of the modern world.” ~ Hilaire Belloc
  33. “My own personal view is that vaccines are unsafe and worthless. I will not allow myself to be vaccinated again. …..The bottom line is that infectious diseases are least likely to affect (and to kill) those who have healthy immune systems. I no longer believe that vaccines have any role to play in the protection of the community or the individual. Vaccines may be profitable but, in my view, they are neither safe nor effective. I prefer to put my trust in building up my immune system.” ~ Vernon Coleman
  34. “I’m convinced no one actually likes clubs. It’s a conspiracy. We’ve been told they’re cool and fun; that only “saddos” dislike them. And no one in our pathetic little pre-apocalyptic time bubble wants to be labeled “sad” – it’s like being officially declared worthless by the state. So we muster a grin and go out on the town in our millions.” ~ Charlie Brooker
  35. “A faith that does not result inactivity of any kind is a dead faith; it is empty, worthless, insincere.” ~ Derek Prince

  36. “Slavish obedience to the clerics, who know how to squeeze every last drop of advantage out of religion, is killing our girls. We must speak-blaspheme, if necessary; be accused of being apostates, if that is what is required. Muslims are taught that Islam put an end to the Arabian practice of burying alive newborn baby girls because they were considered worthless and a burden, but as long as we stay quiet in the face of the abomination of child marriage, we are effectively burying our girls alive today.” ~ Mona Eltahawy
  37. “Die before the one whom you love; to live after he dies is to live a worthless life in this world.” ~ Guru Angad
  38. “You have to listen to Trump in a nonpolitical way. When Trump starts talking on the campaign trail, “NATO’s pointless, it’s worthless. We’re paying the lion’s share and these people aren’t contributing, and that’s gonna end. This make America great, put America first.” People think, “Wow! We’re gonna get out of NATO, finally. He’s gonna close up NATO!” No. If you listen very carefully, he was complaining that the other members were not doing their part.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  39. “You want to spend your millions on a worthless cause? Try donating it to the Democrats.” ~ Bill Maher
  40. “Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

  41. “For someone who’s made it clear that her life is superior to every other student’s at this school, you sure make it a habit of pursuing every facet of our boring, worthless lives.” ~ Becca Fitzpatrick
  42. “Words without deeds are worthless.” ~ Che Guevara
  43. “Our nations are run by absolute worthless scum, our streets are taken over by sub-humans, the food we eat and the water we drink contains poison, our cultures are systematically replaced by “anti-culture”, history is a big lie, et cetera et cetera. Of all the options I chose to start this blog, to spread dissent, to tell others – yes Burzum fans too – that there is an alternative to all of this.” ~ Varg Vikernes
  44. “He who cannot see the truth for himself, nor, hearing it from others, store it away in his mind, that man is utterly worthless.” ~ Aristotle
  45. “Nothing and no one in the world is valuable or worthless.” ~ Laozi

  46. “The N.I.M.H. spent multi-millions of dollars on [Ritalin studies], and they’re going to do the same thing now with little kids. And despite the millions spent, the N.I.M.H. study wasn’t even conducted according to accepted scientific procedures and is basically worthless.” ~ Peter Breggin
  47. “There are no weeds, and no worthless men. There are only bad farmers.” ~ Victor Hugo
  48. “I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that.” ~ Robin Williams
  49. “Most corporate mission statements are worthless. They consist largely of pious platitudes such as: “We will hold ourselves to the highest standards of professionalism and ethical behavior.” They often formulate necessities as objectives; for example, “to achieve sufficient profit.” This is like a person saying his mission is to breathe sufficiently.” ~ Russell L. Ackoff
  50. “Sacrifice does not mean the rejection of the worthless, but of the precious” ~ Ayn Rand

  51. “Great men are excellent topics of conversation, but the superior man, the superior men, the masters, the universal spirits on horseback, have to stop and search their memories merely to know who these so-called great men might be. And so the great man is left with the crowd, the worthless majority…for his admirers.” ~ Knut Hamsun
  52. “The duty imposed upon him [the president] to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, follows out the strong injunctions of his oath of office, that he will ‘preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution.’ The great object of the executive department is to accomplish this purpose; and without it, be the form of government whatever it may, it will be utterly worthless for offence or defense; for the redress of grievances or the protection of rights; for the happiness, or good order, or safety of the people.” ~ Joseph Story
  53. “Among the aimless, unsuccessful or worthless, you often hear talk about ‘killing time.’ The man who is always killing time is really killing his own chances in life. While the man who is destined to success is the man who makes time live by making it useful.” ~ Arthur Brisbane
  54. “Retrench in everything that is bad and worthless, and improve in everything that is good and beautiful.” ~ Susa Young Gates
  55. “I told you all lawyers are worthless. After all it takes won (sic) to know one.” ~ Dan Quayle

  56. “My curiosity, alas, is not the kind that can be satisfied by objective knowledge. Plato said that opinion is worthless and that only knowledge counts, which is a neat formulation. … But melancholy Danes from the northern mists understand that opinion is all there is. The great questions transcend fact, and discourse is a process of personality. Knowledge cannot respond to knowledge. And wisdom? Is it not opinion refined, opinion killed and resuscitated upward? Maybe Plato would have agreed with this.” ~ Hayden Carruth
  57. “A rare spoil for a man Is the winning of a good wife; very Plentiful are the worthless women.” ~ Euripides

  58. “There’s no such thing as a meaningless, worthless, or stupid dream.” ~ Miyavi
  59. “Moderate giftedness has been made worthless by the printing press and radio and television and satellites and all that. A moderately gifted person who would have been a community treasure a thousand years ago has to give up, has to go into some other line of work, since modern communications put him or her into daily competition with nothing but world’s champions.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  60. “I think that if politics is just about getting your backside on important seats, then it’s a pretty worthless endeavor.” ~ Chris Patten

  61. “Whatever capital you divert to the support of a shiftless and good-for-nothing person is so much diverted from some other employment, and that means from somebody else. I would spend any conceivable amount of zeal and eloquence if I possessed it to try to make people grasp this idea. Capital is force. If it goes one way it cannot go another. If you give a loaf to a pauper you cannot give the same loaf to a laborer. Now this other man who would have got it but for the charitable sentiment which bestowed it on a worthless member of society is the Forgotten Man.” ~ William Graham Sumner
  62. “The primary reason I’m in real estate, oil, gold, and silver is because the U.S. dollar has become the peso the world. It’s becoming more and more worthless as the U.S. is the world’s biggest debtor nation.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  63. “There must be someone quality without which a work of art cannot exist; possessing which, in the least degree, no work is altogether worthless.” ~ Clive Bell

  64. “Free software is part of a broader phenomenon, which is a shift toward recognizing the value of shared work. Historically, shared stuff had a very bad name. The reputation was that people always abused shared things, and in the physical world, something that is shared and abused becomes worthless. In the digital world, I think we have the inverse effect, where something that is shared can become more valuable than something that is closely held, as long as it is both shared and contributed to by everybody who is sharing in it.” ~ Mark Shuttleworth
  65. “Heritage Action is a self-interested fundraising organization led by a former Giuliani staffer who is not taking counsel from real conservatives… It is a worthless organization to the conservative movement. I’ll be the first to say that.” ~ Geoff Davis

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