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monotony Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about monotony
  1. #1
    “The more you get set into your own world, the smaller your world becomes.”
  2. #2
    “Swish, click. Before you knew it, she’d be back. Click, swish, “Checks,” swish, click. It never stopped, even at night; it was our lullaby. It was our metronome, our pulse. It was our lives measured out in doses slightly larger than those famous coffee spoons. Soup spoons, maybe? Dented tin spoons brimming with what should have been sweet but was sour, gone off, gone by without our savoring it: our lives.”
  3. #3
    “We Christians have our own system of marriage, and it is called Monotony.”
  4. #4
    “The truth is that nothing is less sensational than pestilence, and by reason of their very duration great misfortunes are monotonous.”
  5. #5
    “Horror he had adjusted to. But monotony was the greater obstacle, and he realized it now, understood it at long last.”
  6. #6
    “thinking, the courage it took to get
    out of bed each
    morning
    to face the same things
    over and over
    was
    enormous.”
  7. #7
    “The monotony of the place could choke you like one of those stupid ties you have to wear to a wedding or funeral. But no matter how hard you dragged at your collar, the place sucked the breath out of you.”
  8. #8
    “Most men and women lead lives at the worst so painful, at the best so monotonous, poor and limited that the urge to escape, the longing to transcend themselves if only for a few moments, is and has always been one of the principal appetites of the soul.”