Quotes of Boring

“ Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Put your trust in God and keep your powder dry. ”

- Oliver Cromwell

“ I can sympathize with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to. ”

- Silvio Berlusconi

“ It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it. ”

- Alice Walker

“ Now the whole dizzying and delirious range of sexual possibilities has been boiled down to that one big, boring, bulimic word. RELATIONSHIP. ”

- Julie Burchill

“ Somebody's boring me. I think it's me. ”

- Dylan Thomas

“ Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. ”

- Frank Zappa

“ To himself everyone is an immortal. He may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ What can you say about a society that says that God is dead and Elvis is alive? ”

- Irv Kupcinet

“ People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold. ”

- John Jay Chapman

“ Let the dead bury their dead. ”

- Bible

“ I would go into the kitchen for coffee and on the way back to the page, curled in its roller, I would light one up and feel its dry rush mix with the dark taste of coffee. ”

- William Collins

“ The law hath not been dead, though it hath slept. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The past is never dead — it is not even past. ”

- William Faulkner

“ With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ We are growing serious, and let me tell you, that's the next step to being dull. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain. ”

- T. S. Eliot

“ Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ We owe respect to the living; to the dead we owe only truth. ”

- Voltaire

“ Anger as soon as fed is dead; 'Tis starving makes it fat. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Never a tear bedims the eye that time and patience will not dry. ”

- Bret Harte

“ If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, try for eight, sixteen, thirty-two, and so on. Eventually, one discovers that it is not boring, but very interesting. ”

- Unknown

“ An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. ”

- Charles de Montesquieu

“ Boring people are a reflection of boring people. ”

- Doug Horton

“ I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ Someone's boring me. I think it's me. ”

- Dylan Thomas

“ The secret of being boring is to say everything. ”

- Voltaire

“ A dull head thinks of no better way to show himself wise, than by suspecting everything in his way. ”

- Sir Philip Sidney
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