I'm obsessed with the form of a toolbox. The idea of a portable kit that has everything you might need ignites something inside me. It's like Batman's utility belt.
The United States needs modern, flexible, light-touch network regulation, not a one-size-fits-all utility model from the 1930s.
What was a profitable business in one era can become a public utility and a recognized public good in the next.
I even get tired performing standup, which is normally a low-impact exercise in futility but looks hard the way I do it. That's why I take a lot of breaks, often stopping in the middle of a joke to catch my breath, or blame the crowd for not laughing before the punchline.
The true basis of morality is utility; that is, the adaptation of our actions to the promotion of the general welfare and happiness; the endeavour so to rule our lives that we may serve and bless mankind.
Change is the only constant, and to turn one's back and pretend that it is not coming is an exercise in futility.
With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works, but an architect has to put up with anything, because he makes utility objects - the building is there to be used, and times change.
I use a lot of utility apps on my iPad, and I have four kinds of 'Angry Birds' games! I also use GarageBand to create demos.
Folk art has never been much about politics; it's about action and utility.
It is impossible to anticipate all of the misdeeds engendered by the universal conflict of human passions. They multiply at a compound rate with the growth in population and the interlacing of particular interests that cannot be directed with geometrical precision towards the public utility.