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A masterpiece... may be unwelcome but it is never dull.
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
J. Paul Getty
Why do we never expect dull people to be rascals?
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.
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.
Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching.
One of the many problems with the American left has been its image as something rather too solemn, mirthless, herbivorous, dull, monochrome, righteous, and boring.
I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.
We're past the age of heroes and hero kings... Most of our lives are basically mundane and dull, and it's up to the writer to find ways to make them interesting.
Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then; life is dull without it.
Pearl S. Buck
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
What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant, powerful body and a dull, bestial mind.
Philadelphia merely seems dull because it's next to exciting Camden, New Jersey.
Robert Anton Wilson
The trouble with telling a good story is that it invariably reminds the other fellow of a dull one.
Life is always surprising to me. When you think it's going to get dull, it never really does.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
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.
Thoughtful lightness can make frivolity seem dull and heavy.
Much of the stress and emptiness that haunt us can be traced back to our lack of attention to beauty. Internally, the mind becomes coarse and dull if it remains unvisited by images and thoughts that hold the radiance of beauty.
Nobody likes to hear it, because it's dull, but the reason you win or lose is darn near always the same - pitching.
Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known?
Charles de Lint
A story about my life would be utterly dull.
Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic.
John James Audubon
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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