Dulness Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 20 Dulness Quotes

#1. The great quality of Dulness is to be unalterably contented with itself. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#2. It was before him again in its completeness
the choice in which she was content to rest: in the stupid costliness of the food and the showy dulness of the talk, in the freedom of speech which never arrived at wit and the freedom of act which never made for romance. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#3. Peter was dull; he was at first Dull; - Oh, so dull - so very dull! Whether he talked, wrote, or rehearsed - Still with his dulness was he cursed - Dull -beyond all conception - dull. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#4. He is not only dull himself, but the cause of dulness in others. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#5. Travel, for me, is a little bit like being in love because suddenly, all your senses are at the setting marked 'on.' Suddenly, you're alert to the secret patterns of the world. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#6. One of the conditions necessary for constant success and prosperity is holiness - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#7. I hate clowns and I would never do anything getting near a clown, I can't go to the circus. - Author: Ty Simpkins
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#8. Though he sought simplicity, he dread dulness. Dimly conscious that he was dull himself, he craved the stimulus of a quicker mind; yet he feared a dull wife less than a brilliant one, for with the latter how could he maintain his superiority? - Author: Edith Wharton
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#9. Who can prove Wit to be witty when with deeper ground Dulness intuitive declares wit dull? - Author: George Eliot
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#10. The majority of us scarcely see more distinctly the faultiness of our own conduct than the faultiness of our own arguments, orthe dulness [sic] of our own jokes. - Author: George Eliot
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#11. I have a household of good books, and reading tends to take for me the place of experience - or rather to become itself experience concentrated. You will say this is a dull picture, but I cultivate dulness in a world grown too noisy. - Author: Henry James
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#12. My children are the reason I laugh, smile and want to get up every morning. - Author: Gena Lee Nolin
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#13. Luminous quotations, also, atone, by their interest, for the dulness of an inferior book, and add to the value of a superior work by the variety which they lend to its style and treatment. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#14. Dulness! whose good old cause I yet defend,
With whom my muse began, with who shall end. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#15. She [Comedy] it is who proposes the correcting of pretentiousness, of inflation, of dulness, and of the vestiges of rawness and grossness to be found among us. She is the ultimate civilizer, the polisher, a sweet cook. - Author: George Meredith
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#16. It may be argued again that dissatisfaction with our life's endeavor springs in some degree from dulness. We require higher tasks, because we do not recognise the height of those we have. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#17. A lively blockhead in company is a public benefit. Silence or dulness by the side of folly looks like wisdom. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#18. I can write for any magazine now, in any voice. I can do it in two hours, I could do it in my sleep, it's like writing a grocery list. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#19. Rarely use Venery but for Health or Offspring; Never to Dulness, Weakness, or the Injury of your own or another's Peace or Reputation. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#20. A shy failure is nobler than an immodest success. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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