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Quote Left A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind. Quote Right
Quote Left If the schemes of Utopians could be realized, the tone of society would be changed from what it is, into a sort of insipid high life. There could be no fine tragedies written; nor would there be any pleasure in seeing them. We tend to this conclusion already with the progress of civilization. Quote Right
Quote Left At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid. Quote Right
Quote Left Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free. Quote Right
Quote Left On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects. Quote Right
Quote Left I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar. Quote Right
Quote Left Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste. Quote Right
Quote Left If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader! Quote Right
Quote Left To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. Quote Right