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What are the best futility quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is futility!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Unknown, Dwight D. Eisenhower or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous futility quote.

Planning without action is futile, action without planning is fatal — Unknown

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

Criticism of others is futile and if you indulge in it often you should be warned that it can be fatal to your career. — Dale Carnegie

The fatal futility of Fact. — Henry James

The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile. — Alan Watts

The truth is that a vast restructuring of our society is needed if remedies are to become available to the average person. Without that restructuring the good will that holds society together will be slowly dissipated. It is that sense of futility which permeates the present series of protests and dissents. Where there is a persistent sense of futility, there is violence; and that is where we are today. — William O. Douglas

More than at any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.I speak, by the way, not with any sense of futility, but with a panicky conviction of the absolute meaninglessness of existence which could easily be misinterpreted as pessimism. It is not. It is merely a healthy concern for the predicament of modern man. — Woody Allen

A constant smirk upon the face, and a whiffing activity of the body, are strong indications of futility. — Lord Chesterfield