Etre un homme utile m'a paru toujours quelque chose de bien hideux. To be useful has always seemed to me quite hideous. Charles Baudelaire
Mon coeur mis a' nu, pt.9.
Machines are worshipped because theyare beautiful, and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous, and loathed because they impose slavery. Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl RussellSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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