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The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.
Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!
William Butler Yeats
My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
Arthur Conan Doyle
As a real person, he wouldn't last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we've moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House's friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don't always like morally good people, do we?
Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way.
I should like to save the Shire, if I could - though there have been times when I thought the inhabitants too stupid and dull for words, and have felt that an earthquake or an invasion of dragons might be good for them.
J. R. R. Tolkien
I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
C. S. Lewis
We've let the blade of our innocence dull over time, and it's only in innocence that you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage.
I always get sick of these conversations where people are so obsessed with pixels, with high definition, and even with technology in general. I find it just dull and heartless. And so I wanted to use only the worst machines.
Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
E. M. Forster
I live a very dull life here... indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.
Worried about being a dull fellow? You might develop your talent for being irritating.
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
J. Paul Getty
Offence is important; that's how you know you care about things. Imagine a life where you're not offended. So dull.
To do a dull thing with style-now that's what I call art.
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
If you find the mirror of the heart dull, the rust has not been cleared from its face.
Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
I have two lovely sons and some good memories, but I've had a rather tumultuous personal life. It hasn't been dull; I've been the Hiroshima of love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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