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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.
The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
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?
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
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
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 live a very dull life here... indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
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 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.
Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.
To do a dull thing with style-now that's what I call art.
The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
C. S. Lewis
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.
The English may not always be the best writers in the world, but they are incomparably the best dull writers.
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
If you find the mirror of the heart dull, the rust has not been cleared from its face.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
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.
Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
You can have meaning, accomplishment, engagement and good relationships, even if you are dull on the positive affect side.
The pursuit of natural knowledge, the investigation of the world - mental and material - in which we live, is not a dull and spiritless affair: rather is it a voyage of adventure of the human mind, a holiday for reckless and imaginative souls.
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
Perfect is very boring, and if you happen to have a different look, that's a celebration of human nature, I think. If we were all symmetrical and perfect, life would be very dull.
I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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