Pointless Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old pointless quotes, pointless sayings, and pointless proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Our diversity is our strength. What a dull and pointless life it would be if everyone was the same.     

Angelina Jolie

Quality without results is pointless. Results without quality is boring.     

Johan Cruyff

In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.     

Florence King

It's pointless to have a nice clean desk, because it means you're not doing anything.     

Michio Kaku

In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act.     

Jacques Ellul

Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.     

Bill Watterson

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.     

Andrew Brown

Do something with what you learn.... Reading, listening and learning is pointless without doing, applying, sharing or implementing.     

Maarten Albarda

It is pointless to believe what you see, if you only see what you believe.     

Marie Lu

Don't pointless things have a place, too, in this far-from-perfect world?     

Haruki Murakami

There came a time when you realized that moving on was pointless. That you took yourself with you wherever you went.     

Stephen King

If you have no intention of loving or being loved, the whole journey is pointless.     

Kate Dicamillo

It's the pointless things that give your life meaning. Friendship, compassion, art, love. All of them pointless. But they're what keeps life from being meaningless.     

Tim Winton

Telling someone something he does not understand is pointless, even if you add that he will not be able to understand it.      

Ludwig Wittgenstein

The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.      

Steven Weinberg

Life and love are life and love, a bunch of violets is a bunch of violets, and to drag in the idea of a point is to ruin everything. Live and let live, love and let love, flower and fade, and follow the natural curve, which flows on, pointless.      

D. H. Lawrence

All pursuits are pointless and fruitless unless and until love and compassion are found and then are the foundation and destination of all you do     

Rasheed Ogunlaru

Change without learning is painful. Learning without change is pointless.     


Small moments we find so pointless can become cherished memories with time and the perspective that wisdom brings.     

Brandy Nacole

If we are incapable of finding peace in ourselves, it is pointless to search elsewhere.      

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Those pointless equations, to which no solution exists, are called absurdities.      

Steig Larsson

We cannot bear a pointless torment, but we can endure great pain if we believe that it's purposeful.      

Andrew Solomon

It is equally pointless to weep because we won't be alive a hundred years from now as that we were not here a hundred years ago.     

Michel de Montaigne

How pointless life could be, what a foolish business of inventing things to love, just so you could dread losing them.     

Barbara Kingsolver

A personality for the incredibly beautiful can be a pointless cargo…     

Russell Brand

It's pointless to be critical of your stuff once it's done. I don't spend a lot of time agonising over it. It's of no importance once it's finished.     

Paul Simon

To make a point, is to be blunt, which is pointless.     

Bob McMahan

Please remember, no matter what you go through in life, somebody else might have it harder. So just appreciate. I feel like in our world today, we focus on so many things that are completely pointless.     

Jessica Simpson

The inability of some critics to connect the dots doesn't make pointillism pointless.     

Georges Seurat

Kinda pointless to fight for what you want when what you want continues to break your heart.     

Molly McAdams