A Quote by Milan Kundera on tool, use, useful, and mastery

A worker may be the hammer's master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea.

Milan Kundera

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on ambition, try, happy, and useful

If I had not had so much ambition and had not tried to do so many things I probably would have been happier, but less useful.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

Contributed by: LGC

A Quote by Chuang Chou, a.k.a. Chuang Tzu, Chuang Tse Chuang on useful, useless, forgotten, and words

All men know the use of the useful, but nobody knows the use of the useless.

Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so that I can have a word with him?

Chuang Tzu (c.360 BC - c. 275 BC)

Source: Tao of Symbols: How to Transcend the Limits of Our Symbolism by James N. Powell

Contributed by: C.

A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on change, useful, and possible

Is it possible for any useful thing to be accomplished without change?

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

Source: Meditations (Penguin Great Ideas)

Contributed by: Obi

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