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Highly educated bores are by far the worst; they know so much, in such fiendish detail, to be boring about.
I just don't want to end up on something that bores the hell out of me. Otherwise, I'll fake a knee injury and get out of there.
A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print.
I'm lucky enough to work with, I think, the greatest writer there's ever been, Shakespeare. Whose collected works would always be under my pillow if I was only ever allowed one book to keep, and who never bores me.
Some people try and tell you what the songs are about and it bores me to death.
Bores put you in a mental cemetery while you are still walking.
The great thing about having money is that you can actually just get on with your life and not have to think about paying the bills or crouch over 'The Wall Street Journal' or the 'Financial Times' and look at the stock figures and things like that. That bores me rigid.
I never plan my novels because if I know what is going to happen, it bores me rigid. I let the story tell itself.
A single moment spent in a business meeting or at a pub is more than enough to reveal the basic human truth that we are all faking it most of the time. We congratulate a rival on a triumph when actually we are choking on spite. We are cordial and attentive to crashing bores.
Most of my contemporaries at school entered the World of Business, the logical destiny of bores.
Nobody bores any man as much as an unhappy female.
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