The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never give a party if you will be the most interesting person there.
I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again. … The future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul.
—J. G. Ballard
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
Every man has his follies - and often they are the most interesting thing he has got.
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested, and the frog dies of it.
—E. B. White
To be interested solely in technique would be a very superficial thing to me.