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I think some of the things I deal with Hopper probably has dealt with also, since it's somewhat the same environment and I have pretty strong reactions to what this country looks like. It looks pretty dull and spare, and you like this and dislike it and it's very complicated.
Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
The duty of a toastmaster is to be so dull that the succeeding speakers will appear brilliant by contrast.
Clarence Budington Kelland
I always feel more comfortable in chaotic surroundings. I don't know why that is. I think order is dull. There is something about this kind of desire for order, particularly in Anglo Saxon cultures, that drive out this ability for the streets to become a really exotic, amorphous, chaotic, organic place where ideas can, basically, develop.
A neurotic can perfectly well be a literary genius, but his greatest danger is always that he will not recognize when he is dull.
I stopped and gazed on the little dull man who was being paid to be a teacher of teachers. I turned and walked to the door, slammed it closed with a bang, and broken glass crashed to the floor. There was uproar behind me in the class, which did not interest me at all.
I've had a lot of books rejected in my time. My first novel, which didn't get published, was, with hindsight, crashingly dull.
No one would want to read a book in which I explain the science of cloning because it would be very dull and it would also make no sense.
I maintain that many an inventor, many a diplomat, many a financier is a sounder philosopher than all those who practice the dull craft of experimental psychology.
You can imagine the kind of dinner parties I had to go to at a young age... pretty dull.
You have to be careful so you don't make your character dull and predictable. Sometimes you have to bend the script a little... The bad guys are mostly the same on the paper... A bad guy wouldn't think of himself as bad.
You have to be as fully prepared for the dull game as you are for the great game, or else you won't be prepared for the great one.
A Local Government Stationery Store is something to behold. It's like walking through the back of a cupboard into a really dull Narnia.
Sarah Palin embarrasses herself almost immediately upon opening her mouth to speak or upon moving her fingers to send messages to her dull flock.
In a free country, government is a dull and onerous responsibility. It is a parent-teacher conference.
P. J. O'Rourke
After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her.
His life, though none too long, Was never dull: Of woman, wine and song Bill had his full.
Robert W. Service
The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull.
The scene is dull. Tell him to put more life into his dying.
My life's actually been quite dull; it's not all that glamorous.
Sometimes, I wonder where my place in this town called 'Hollywood' is - and that can give you a really dull headache.
Just because your ad looks good is no insurance that it will get looked at. How many people do you know who are impeccably groomed... but dull?
It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
I don't want to do architecture that's dry and dull.
An education system suits some more than others. It can lead you out into life or lead you on a wild goose chase. It can help to make you miserable, or dull and nasty and insipid, or profoundly stupid in the special way that 'brainy' people can be.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
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