Why Bother Sayings and Quotes

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

If halfway love is all you want or all you care to give, why bother with love at all and only halfway live.     

Marty Robins

If you're going to do something, strive to do it better than anyone else. Do it all the way. If you're going to half-ass it, why bother?     

Ashley Lorenzana

Life was messy. Always had been and always would be and that was just the way it was, so why bother complaining? You either did something about it or you didn’t, and then you lived with the choice you made.     

Nicholas Sparks

But if you sit around thinking what to do and end up not doing anything, why bother even thinking about it? You're better off going out on the town and having a good time. No, we have to think and act. That's what we're doing here, and that's what you have to do.      

Elvia Alvarado

Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'     

Sydney J. Harris

If there is no God, why bother to tell the truth? Why not steal?     

Ben Stein

I believe that when you're in love you have to pour your heart and soul out to your partner... or why bother? So in that sense I'm an incurable romantic when it comes to men.     

Cameron Diaz

School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect so why bother.     

Tre Cool

I like working really fast. The best ideas are the first ones that come into your head - so why bother thinking of any more?     

Charli XCX

If winning isn't everything why bother to keep the score?     

Knute Rockne

Actually I like working kind of fast, because if you got it, why bother doing it over and over?     

Alan Cumming

But, once you get a taste for shutting people up, it's hard to stop. Why bother winning the debate when it's easier to close it down?     

Mark Steyn

The more you learn, the more you know. The more you know, the more you forget. The more you forget, the less you know. So why bother to learn.     

Stephen Hawking

Why bother with Google when I have a wife who knows everything about everything!     

Akshay Kumar

If I am thinking the same as everyone why bother pushing to get it published?     

Chuck Eddy

I wonder why bereaved people even bother with mourning clothes when the grief itself provides such an unmistakable wardrobe.     

Jandy Nelson

You don't do characters that are the same as you, otherwise why bother to act?     

Tom Selleck

I don’t regret not saying goodbye. Why bother when you’re a stranger?      

Unknown Hunter