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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Where law ends, tyranny begins
~ William Pitt the younger (May 28, 1759 - January 23, 1806)
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The sharp and sudden swing in consumer expectations was due to mounting fears among consumers that weak job growth and global job outsourcing may pose a threat to their future living standards.
~ Richard Curtin
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
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