Tedious Related Quotes

I am always willing to run some hazard of being tedious, in order to be sure that I am perspicuous; and, after taking the utmost pains that I can to be perspicuous, some obscurity may still appear to remain upon a subject, in its own nature extremely abstracted.

Adam Smith

#Obscurity #Tedious #Utmost

“If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work.”

William Shakespeare

#Holidays #Playing #Sport #Sports #Tedious #Work #Year

Those who follow where their genitals lead them often wind up in tedious company.

Mason Cooley

#Company #Tedious

For the scientific acquisition of knowledge is almost as tedious as the routine acquisition of wealth.

Eric Linklater

#Scientific #Tedious

I had a list of things that science fiction, particularly American science fiction, to me seemed to do with tedious regularity. One was to not have strong female protagonists. One was to envision the future, whatever it was, as America.

William Gibson

#Envision #Tedious

Science fiction rarely is about scientists doing real science, in its slowness, its vagueness, the sort of tedious quality of getting out there and digging amongst rocks and then trying to convince people that what you're seeing justifies the conclusions you're making.

Kim Stanley Robinson

#Tedious #Vagueness

“Doing all those tedious things in rehab made me more disciplined and focused on the things I have to do for my tennis.”

Kim Clijsters

#Disciplined #Focused #Rehab #Tedious

I'm paranoid about shopping. I get irritable. I find it tedious and taxing. People say shopping is retail therapy, but I need therapy after shopping.

Anushka Sharma

#Paranoid #Shopping #Taxing #Tedious

Actually, I can't imagine anything more tedious than a perfect person, especially if it was someone who also demanded perfection from me.

Hugh Mackay


People prefer doing films. That is not the case with me. I don't do theatre because I have to but because it makes me feel alive. I enjoy the whole process of rehearsing, though repetition can make it tedious.

Randeep Hooda