Dullness Quotes

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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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William Shakespeare
Birth: 1564-04-26 Death: 1616-04-23

"Tut, man, one fire burns out another's burning, One pain is lessen'd by another's anguish; Turn giddy, and be holp by backward turning; One desperate grief cures with another's languish: Take thou some new infection to thy eye, And the rank poison of"

Known during his lifetime as a gifted actor, poet and playwright, William Shakespeare, was also an impresario, owning the most successful of all London theaters, The Globe, which opened in 1599. During his life, Shakespeare authored an estimated 37 plays, 154 sonnets, two narrative poems and two" lost plays". He is only known to have graduated from grammar school, there being no records of him attending Oxford or Cambridge. His most famous and beloved plays are Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet, the latter was actually based on a short poem by Arthur Brooks. As fitting of a playwright, his o…



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