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"Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor." Charles Churchill
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Robert E. Lee

"The devil's name is dullness." Robert E. Lee
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Oscar Wilde

"Dullness is the coming of age of seriousness." Oscar Wilde
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Joseph Addison

"Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer." Joseph Addison
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"What can he mean by coming among us? He is not only dull himself, but the cause of dullness in others." Samuel Foote
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Walter Bagehot

"Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success." Walter Bagehot
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A man of genius is privileged only as far as he is genius. His dullness is as insupportable as any other dullness." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Oliver Wendell

"What a comfort a dull but kindly person is, to be sure, at times! A ground-glass shade over a gas-lamp does not bring more solace to our dazzled eyes than such a one to our minds." Oliver Wendell
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

"There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person." Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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Samuel Johnson

"Sir, he was dull in company, dull in his closet, dull everywhere. He was dull in a new way, and that made many people think him great." Samuel Johnson
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