Pointless Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Pointless Quotes from famous persons: Maurice Allais, Ellie Taylor, Ben Domenech, Ezra Pound, Marina and the Diamonds. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Pointless Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

It would be just as pointless to oppose the internation

It would be just as pointless to oppose the international use of English today as it would have been to oppose the worldwide use of French in the 18th century.
Maurice Allais
I’m not interested in babies at all. Babies to me are like wasps: pointless, irritating and even one can ruin a picnic. They’re just not my bag at all.
It is a common thing for supporters of President Trump, even as early as when he was a candidate, to say, ‘He fights.’ And yes, he does fight. He fights everyone. He gets into all kinds of scraps that are pointless and unnecessary. He insults when he doesn’t need to.
The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
Actually, I think that a lot of the interviews and acoustic sessions and other things that artists fill their time with are really pointless and suck the energy out of the artist.
Those friendly games are not pointless. They enable us to go forward.
In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.
Asking me why I did or didn’t do anything is generally pointless. How do I know? And asking me what I’ll do in the future is even less rewarding.
Lawrence Block
Pointless’ – I think it’s probably the greatest daytime TV show that has ever existed.
I increasingly fear that nothing good can come of almost any adaptation, and obviously that’s sweeping. There are a couple of adaptations that are perhaps as good or better than the original work. But the vast majority of them are pointless.
Creativity is how we cope with creation. While creation sometimes seems a bit un-graspable, or even pointless, creativity is always meaningful.
It’s pointless to talk to Fed members about economics because they are academics who believe in money-printing. Some of them believe they didn’t print enough, and so with these kinds of people, it is like running to the pope. What do you want to tell them?
I never wanted to be a model. My modelling career was nothing but a stepping stone to my acting career and that’s all I ever saw it as. A pointless rock in the river that has to be stepped on in order to get to the meaningful oasis of acting.
Regret is pointless. I never do anything without first deciding to do it based on facts and feelings, and if it doesn’t work out how I hoped, oh well – there’s another notch on my experience belt.
Isaac Marion
For less powerful actors to reject work is just a waste of time and money – pointless.
Christina Pickles
The only lesson to extract from any civil war is that it’s pointless and futile and ugly, and that there is nothing glamorous or heroic about it. There are heroes, but the causes are never heroic.
Ties in the NFL absolutely suck. Trust me, I was involved with a tie against the San Francisco 49ers when I was with the Rams in 2012 and it felt pointless.
Changing leaders is pointless if the same policies are pursued.
Rallies, marches on Washington, protests, et al. are pointless if there is no action to make them mean something.
Dropping 25 pounds was something I was unsure about. It seemed like a pointless adventure, in a way.
Buddy Murphy
The principle inherent in the clause that prohibits pointless infliction of excessive punishment when less severe punishment can adequately achieve the same purposes invalidates the punishment.
William J. Brennan, Jr.
It always seemed to me a bit pointless to disapprove of homosexuality. It’s like disapproving of rain.
Francis Maude
I think the main thing is to continue being true to myself. I’ll never do anything just to cater or pander to the audience I have. I need to be 100% behind it too. Otherwise it’s completely pointless.
I think it’s pretty pointless, my children learning to use a keyboard – we will just talk to our computers. Why would we not?
Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained.
Over all life is what it is and regretting is a pointless thing.
You can’t suppress the things that make us human. It’s pointless to try.
People can’t go into the street endlessly. My friends get asked why aren’t they going to the next protest? They answer, ‘Because we’re tired of being thousands. I’m ready to become the 100,000th person at a rally, but I don’t want to be the 10,000th. Because it’s pointless.’
So many people wait around for funding, and if they’re unsuccessful, they don’t make the film; if you’ve got a good idea, that seems so pointless. There’s always a way of doing it; you’ve just got to find it.
If you don’t have the smoking gun, then it’s pointless to hector interviewees. Because you just shut people up instead of opening them up.
David Frost
Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.
Asking myself, ‘Is this any good?’ is pointless. It just slows down my writing, and I can’t tell anyway. It’s always the paragraphs I loved most, the ones I tenderly polished and re-read with pride, that my editor will suggest cutting.
Gossiping and squawking for no reason is really pointless.
It’s often discouraging sitting working at home, wondering whether to put the heating on, answering the doorbell to the gas board, feeling it’s all utterly pointless.
I can see that, without being excited, mathematics can look pointless and cold.
Maryam Mirzakhani
I sometimes feel nervous because I give stupid answers to certain pointless questions. It happens in Turkish as much as in English. I speak bad Turkish and utter stupid sentences.
People tell me I’m the first in dribbling. But it’s important that, after dribbling, I cross or pass or score. If I don’t, then dribbling is pointless.
I wouldn’t do really gratuitous nudity. When I was in my late teens, you’d read stuff and be like, ‘That character serves no purpose except being naked‘, so that would not be something I’d want to do. It’s pointless for me.
You know what? I feel my book is kind of pointless. I didn’t want to do a book, but rather than tell the same old stories over and over when my wife Angie and I are out at parties, I could just hand out a bunch of books, and she won’t have to hear them ever again.
I go back and watch a lot of the stuff that I did back in the day, and it was a lot of wrestling just to show that I could wrestle. And I realized that sort of stuff is sort of pointless.
For me, it would be pointless to write a novel that I knew I could complete within a specific length of time. I could do that only by repeating something I had done before, and I’ve never wanted to do that.
Charles Palliser
Our diversity is our strength. What a dull and pointless life it would be if everyone was the same.
Happiness‘ is a pointless goal.
Art is so wonderfully irrational, exuberantly pointless, but necessary all the same. Pointless and yet necessary, that’s hard for a puritan to understand.
Forget about musical credibility. I think, unless you’re Radiohead or whatever, it’s pointless striving for that. What I would like is some respect.
I play along with ‘Pointless’ and I love ‘The Chase.’ I’m not bad eithergeography, biology and history are my strong points.
There is nothing glamorous or romantic about war. It’s mostly about random pointless death and misery.
If its not done ethically, advertising won’t be trusted. If consumers don’t trust it, advertising is pointless.
Jef I. Richards
I don’t like being at food festivals and have someone from some weird cable access show that’s all about lifestyle get in my face with a microphone and wants to know which party I’m going to later… That just is pointless kind of stuff to me.
I like to work fast. I despise not having the right tool or, worse, knowing I have it but not being able to find it. It’s a pointless delay that wrecks my pace – and mood.
If you write, one of the questions you’re always trying to answer is, Where do you get your ideas? And, if you write, you know how pointless a question this is and how difficult it is to answer.
Passion without purpose is kind of pointless. I think God gives us the vision and wisdom to help enforce what he sees for us. You don’t just sit at home and end up on ‘Empire.’
You can’t go to medical school and come out and be like, ‘I’m going to be a dog catcher.’ That would be so pointless.
When I first came to Chelsea, I couldn’t kick the ball, and it was pointless, me playing, really. But I tried to play through the pain for the manager who bought me.
Entrepreneurs do not try and create new types of smartphone technologies now because they know it’s pointless: They’re going to get sued almost immediately.
For me, the goal of a reading is fundamentally to help the person get closure or insight, and so sharing negative information without any positive silver lining or any potential resolution is pointless.
The mark of a mature programmer is willingness to throw out code you spent time on when you realize it’s pointless.
Bram Cohen
The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.
It was the winter of war, in 1939. It felt completely pointless to try to create pictures… I suddenly felt an urge to write down something that was to begin with ‘Once upon a time.’
Tove Jansson
Compared to politics, I think sports is funnier, because it’s inconsequential. And politics can be real important and all that. The more pointless something is, the funnier it is, you know?
The suit is the polite taming, the socialising, the neutering, of riding and military kit. Those pointless buttons on the cuff were moved from lateral to vertical.
Some critics are pointless – but many can offer me lessons.
I’ve seen people get robbed, seen people get shot with my own eyes, for pointless petty crimes.
Minute to Win It’ is a variation on a game show from the 1950s called ‘Beat the Clock,’ in which contestants won washing machines and fox stoles by doing such pointless stunts as catching a tennis ball in a paper cup or knocking a hat off one’s wife’s head with a whipped-cream spritzer.
I like to use my hands and make things… It might seem pretty stupid or pointless but that doesn’t matter… some of the most interesting work is the stuff that starts like that – out of a raw need for activity.
Bruce Nauman
Whenever I see pointless use of special effects, I reach for something else.
Ken Stott
I love watching ‘Pointless.’
The situation of the Old Left was the theory of Socialist Realism, etc. It seemed pointless to argue. We stayed carefully away from people who wrote for the New Masses.
George Oppen
Quality without results is pointless. Results without quality is boring.