Tedious Related Quotes



Why should death make a man truthful, or even clever? The dead are likely dull fellows, full of tedious complaints - the ground's too cold, my gravestone should be larger, why does he get more worms than I do...

George R. R. Martin


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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


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Building cultures of peace is long-haul work, undramatic and unheralded, and often infinitely tedious, and most of the people doing it probably don't even think of themselves as practitioners of nonviolence. Maybe it's time they did.

Carol Lee Flinders


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For it oft happens that a notion, when it is cloathed with words, seems tedious and operose and hard to be conceived, which yet being striped of that garniture, the ideas shrink into a narrow compass, and are viewed almost by one glance of thought.

David Berman


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I think there are two prevailing views of the suburbs in the States: either they're this sort of tedious place, where everyone is the same, buys the same food and drives around in their little minivans, or the view is that the suburbs are extremely perverse in a humorous way.

Megan Abbott


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“It's got to be tedious for the president. He stands there with Laura, we're each introduced, he knows some, he doesn't know others, some people bend his ear. It's not an in-depth anything.”

Abraham H. Foxman


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“The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book”

Wilson Mizner


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For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.

Christina Rossetti


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It is not that Shakespeare's art is in technicolor and fancy, and that real life is black and white and tedious. The life that Shakespeare was living was the only life he had, and he had to use it to create what he was doing.

Stephen Greenblatt


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But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious - never curious or responsive, but blind and self-serving.

Mark Strand


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