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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?
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.
To do a dull thing with style-now that's what I call art.
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
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
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
Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
I live a very dull life here... indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
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 am convinced that a good building must be capable of absorbing the traces of human life and taking on a specific richness... I think of the patina of age on materials, of innumerable small scratches on surfaces, of varnish that has grown dull and brittle, and of edges polished by use.
If you find the mirror of the heart dull, the rust has not been cleared from its face.
Most of life is routine - dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
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.
I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
James D. Watson
The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
C. S. Lewis
Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes', otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.
What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.
Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.
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.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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