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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.
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.
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.
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.
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
William Makepeace Thackeray
Technique! The very word is like a shriek of outraged Art. It is the idiot name given to effort by those who are too weak, too weary, or too dull to play the game. The mighty have no theory of technique.
Too many church services start at eleven sharp and end at twelve dull.
Worried about being a dull fellow? You might develop your talent for being irritating.
I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Nobody likes to hear it, because it's dull, but the reason you win or lose is darn near always the same - pitching.
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.
Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there.
I can't remember a time when I didn't love fashion. As a child, I was always particular about what I'd wear. I remember feeling most aggrieved that I had to put on a dull uniform to go to boarding school.
I never was on the dull, tame shore, But I loved the great sea more and more.
Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant, powerful body and a dull, bestial mind.
With dates I like to cater a girl. We do whatever she likes. If she was open to what I wanted to do, it probably wouldn't be a dull date, because I am a jock.
I love those preliminary conversations about who a character is. You try on wigs, shoes and clothes. It's preferable when it's not about looking pretty. It can get a little dull to just be cute. We talk about things like, maybe my character can't afford these Christian Louboutins.
All work and no play make any forensic pathologist a dull boy.
Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic.
John James Audubon
People think because I can make them laugh on the stage, I'll be able to make them laugh in person. That isn't the case at all. I am essentially a rather quiet, dull person who just happens to be a performer.
There's no such thing as a life that is not normal, or, there's no such thing as a life that is not abnormal. We all have amazing lives; we all have very dull lives.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
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