Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
~ Aldous Huxley (July 26, 1894 - November 22, 1963)
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There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea
~ Henry James (April 15, 1843 - February 28, 1916)
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Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
~ Winston Churchill (November 30, 1874 - January 24, 1965)
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My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
~ Frank Moore Colby (March 10, 1865 - March 03, 1926)
Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason.
~ Immanuel Kant (April 22, 1724 - February 12, 1804)
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The [KT] layer is thought to be the fallout from the fireball.
~ Lawrence Grossman
One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.
~ Victor Hugo (February 26, 1802 - May 22, 1885)
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How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think
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