Top 15 Errand Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Errand Quotes from famous people such as Jeffrey Zeldman, Mike Pompeo, Thomas Beecham, Brad Stevens, Yunus Emre, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Many thought it was a fool’s errand – that the browser companies were never going to listen to us. Others argued that, ‘Users don’t care if you use Web standards.’ Well, of course they don’t. They just know that your site works better.
Jeffrey Zeldman
For folks in Washington to believe that they are smart enough to pick the next energy technology is, in my judgment, the height of arrogance. For me or any of my peers to pick energy-technology X as the solution to solving America’s energy problems is just a fool’s errand.
Mike Pompeo
Composers should write tunes that chauffeurs and errand boys can whistle.
Thomas Beecham
In an ideal world, we all walk out our door and we all feel the same way about going out to run an errand, going for a jog, whatever the case may be. That shouldn’t be a stressful thing.
Brad Stevens
Thought is an errand boy, fear a mine of worries.
Yunus Emre
I love getting out of the Q train at Union Square. It’s such a mix of people, like a party. There’s always an errand you can do along there, whether it’s picking up contacts or buying poker chips.
Colson Whitehead
There is little anyone can do with fanatics. Reasoning with them is a fool’s errand. Avoiding them is mandatory.
Bill O’Reilly
The truth is, this being errand boy to one hundred and fifty thousand people tires me so by night I am ready for bed instead of soirees.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Diets are a fool’s errand.
Evangeline Lilly
There are definitely times – and I think this is pretty common among cartoonists – where you spend an entire day trying to think of an idea, and you’re like, ‘I give up.’ And then you go and take a shower or run an errand, and halfway there, you get an idea.
Randall Munroe
Nobody’s perfect, and to try to pretend you’re perfect is an exhausting fool’s errand.
Rosemary Mahoney
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Woodrow Wilson
The world of the small business owner is all about moving multiple items forward at once, and it’s a fool’s errand to believe one person can do it all when the shift comes from linear to parallel.
Michael Gerber
I have been benefited by praying for others; for by making an errand to God for them I have gotten something for myself.
Samuel Rutherford
Trying to catch hold of yourself is a fool’s errand. There is no you, only a series of former yous, created in one instant, deleted in the next.
Jesse Kellerman