Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
American writer and lecturer 1888-19550
Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago? How did they work out? Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy on account of most of them? Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
American poet, novelist, pen name of Eleanore Marie Sarton 1912-19950
It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.
collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one0
Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC0
Like a beautiful flower full of color, but without scent, are the fine but fruitless words of him who does not act accordingly.