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Uneventful. Boring. Tedious. All good adjectives to apply to long-haul travel; much better than exciting, unexpected, and abrupt.

Charles "Charlie" Stross (b. 1964) British writer
The Apocalypse Codex (2012)
Added on 21-Mar-17 | Last updated 21-Mar-17
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Notoriously insensitive to subtle shifts in mood, children will persist in discussing the color of a recently sighted cement mixer long after one’s interest in the topic has waned.

Fran Lebowitz (b. 1950) American journalist
Metropolitan Life (1978)
Added on 16-Mar-16 | Last updated 16-Mar-16
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The main advantage of being famous is that when you bore people at dinner parties they think it is their fault.

Henry Kissinger (b. 1923) German-American diplomat
(Attributed)

Quoted by James Naughtie in The Spectator (1 Apr 1995).
Added on 2-Mar-16 | Last updated 2-Mar-16
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The great consolation of righteousness is never having to worry whether you’re a bore.

James Richardson (b. 1950) American poet
Vectors: Aphorisms and Ten-Second Essays, # 85 (2001)
Added on 15-Jan-16 | Last updated 15-Jan-16
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All styles are good, except the tiresome kind.

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer [pseud. of Francois-Marie Arouet]
L’Enfant prodigue, Preface (1736)
Added on 28-Oct-14 | Last updated 28-Oct-14
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We are growing serious, and,
Let me tell you, that’s the very next step to being dull.

Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English essayist, poet, statesman
The Drummer, Act 4, sc. 6 (1716)
Added on 24-Jul-08 | Last updated 7-Nov-16
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