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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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All serious daring starts from within.
Risk
Joan Baez

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The first mistake of Art is to assume that it's serious.
Arts and Artists
Lester Bangs

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Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It's literary suicide.
Comedy and Comedians
Erma Bombeck

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To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.
Sense of Humor
(Frank) Gelett Burgess

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There are lots of people who cannot think seriously without injuring their minds.
Thoughts and Thinking
John Jay Chapman

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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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There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.
Portraits
Charles Dickens

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Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Truth
Albert Einstein

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Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.
Wisdom
Queen Elizabeth

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The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.
Greatness
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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My work is a game -- a very serious game.
Work
M. C. Escher

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Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
Seriousness
Dame Margot Fonteyn

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I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Politicians and Politics
Charles De Gaulle

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Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Seriousness
Brendan Gill

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It is a good thing that life is not as serious as it seems to a waiter.
Life and Living
Don Herold

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I'm afraid of being lazy and complacent. I'm afraid of taking myself too seriously.
Seriousness
Barbara Hershey

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A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.
Humor
Horace

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Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
Fools and Foolishness
Horace

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Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.
Life and Living
Elbert Hubbard

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The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.
Listening
Hubert H. Humphrey

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The person who can be only serious or only cheerful, is but half a man.
People
Leigh Hunt

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Really to sin you have to be serious about it.
Sin
Henrik Ibsen

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Repetition is the reality and the seriousness of life.
Repetition
Soren Kierkegaard

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The most serious charge that can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.
Change
Joseph Wood Krutch

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun