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

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Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor.
Anger
Francis Bacon

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Novels as dull as dishwater, with the grease of random sentiments floating on top.
Fiction
Italo Calvino

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Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
Dullness
Charles Churchill

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I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.
Conversation
William Congreve

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It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, and profitable and dull.
Illusion
Joseph Conrad

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Conform and be dull.
Conformity
J. Frank Doble

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What a dreadful thing it must be to have a dull father.
Fathers
Mary Mapes Dodge

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For present joys are more to flesh and blood than a dull prospect of a distant good.
Joy
John Dryden

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In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Quarrels
George Eliot

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History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
History and Historians
Anatole France

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Heaven must be an awfully dull place if the poor in spirit live there.
Heaven
Emma Goldman

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Every time I try to define a perfectly stable person, I am appalled by the dullness of that person.
Stability
J. D. Griffin

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Too many church services start at eleven sharp and end at twelve dull.
Bores and Boredom
Vance Havner

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Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.
Movies
Alfred Hitchcock

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He was dull in a new way, and that made many think him great.
Greatness
Samuel Johnson

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The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street.
Journalism and Journalists
Charles Lamb

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The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.
Jealousy
Johann Kaspar Lavater

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Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
Egotism
Frank Leahy

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The devil's name is dullness.
Bores and Boredom
Robert E. Lee

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Revolution today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
Wyndham Lewis

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Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
Death and Dying
W. Somerset Maugham

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Perfection has one grave defect. It is apt to be dull.
Perfection
W. Somerset Maugham

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It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
Certainty
H. L. Mencken

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Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
Death and Dying
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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