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Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are a thinker you must be a frowning bore, because thinking is so damn serious.
Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you, he lived them.
I tend to like poems that engage me - that is to say, which do not bore me.
It's an extraordinary thing about Mozart is that you never tire of him... he never bores me, and he doesn't... not only bore me, that's too strong a word.
Guitar solos bore the hell out of me. Only a few guitarists interest me, and it's not about the solos they play, it's about the grooves they create.
I could never play the ingenue, the girl next door or the very successful young doctor. That would be a bore.
Jennifer Jason Leigh
If you bore them to death and say, this hurts me more than it hurts you, #A, they're not going to believe it, and #B, they're going to invest their time in other things anyway.
We must believe what is good and true about the prophets, that they were sages, that they did understand what proceeded from their mouths, and that they bore prudence on their lips.
I was just very conscious that I could either bore people by having the music be similar for too long, or I could just wear them out and bore them in a different way by having it changing too much every minute or two minutes. So, there was that kind of balance to get right.
If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be - not understood, but divined.
Remy de Gourmont
I'm a real bore.
Because I think a lot of people felt like, ultimately - and this isn't the first time I've said this, so I'll bore you again with it - but ultimately it was... I think it felt like homework a bit for people.
Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
If it's a terrible script, it's a terrible bore.
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Frank Moore Colby
Cancer, like any other illness, is a bore.
It's important to hold something back, though, because quite frankly my personal life is pretty dull and I don't want to bore people with it.
I'm very open and never write what I'm going to say. Speeches bore everybody else. I have to freestyle. Every time, from one program to another, everything changes and I improvise.
One of the advantages of appearing in such a play is that you begin to understand it properly, I feel Ophelia's tragedy was that she had been so used by everybody and felt that she bore a great burden of guilt.
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
There's got to be a backbone, there's got to be a skeleton to the whole way I perform, but you never want to hit the same note twice during a performance, I think. I think it's always got to be fresh so it doesn't bore me, and I always want to go out on edge.
Knowing what I'll write about and what I won't has never really been a problem. I won't write about things that bore me.
The only rule I have found to have any validity in writing is not to bore yourself.
Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong Kong.
If you didn't know that I am an actress, I don't think you could tell from my lifestyle. I cook and cook and cook. I like to be with my daughter. She's 16, so of course I bore her.
The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves.
The international order established at the end of World War II could certainly have been worse. However, this order did contain certain factors which bore within them the seeds of instability.
I was a purist bore.
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
Kitty O'Neill Collins
He bore no grudge against those he had wronged.
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