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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I have always kept one end in view, namely, with all good will to conduct a well-regulated church music to the honor of God
~ Johann Sebastian Bach (March 21, 1685 - July 28, 1750)
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They've been running well all season, but this is a big meet with big-time competition. I told them beforehand, 'You don't want to shrink away.' They went out and went after those guys.
~ Rich McGriff
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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