Best Monotonous Quotes On Success In Life

These monotonous quotes will inspire you. Monotonous is used to describe something that is boring because it is always the same or dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging monotonous quotes, monotonous sayings, and monotonous proverbs.

Famous Monotonous Quotes

  1. “There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!” ~ Coco Chanel
  2. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” ~ Albert Einstein
  3. “You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid, monotonous work, chances are you’ll end up boring, stupid, and monotonous.” ~ Bob Black
  4. “Should l go on playing bridge and dining, going in the same old monotonous circle? It’s easy that way, but it’s a sort of suicide, too.” ~ Antoinette Perry

  5. “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. “Where life is colorful and varied, religion can be austere or unimportant. Where life is appallingly monotonous, religion must be emotional, dramatic and intense. Without the curry, boiled rice can be very dull.” ~ C. Northcote Parkinson , Monotonous quotes life
  7. “Unpredictability, too, can become monotonous.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  8. “The routines of tourism are even more monotonous than those of daily life.” ~ Mason Cooley

  9. “It gets kinda monotonous, but that’s television. There are plus sides and down sides. The positive side is that you have steady work for nine months of the year for however many years your show is on TV,.” ~ Alexis Bledel
  10. “Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise; the U.S. is a paradise. Paradise is just paradise. Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be, it is paradise. There is no other.” ~ Jean Baudrillard
  11. “Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.” ~ B. C. Forbes
  12. “It is said that many children who live in the central provinces, away from the ocean, have a great longing to see it. I who had never been away from the monotonous country surrounding us looked forward eagerly to seeing the mountains.” ~ Pierre Loti
  13. “Good writers are monotonous, like good composers. They keep trying to perfect the one problem they were born to understand.” ~ Alberto Moravia

  14. “There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.” ~ James Russell Lowell
  15. “The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  16. “Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

  17. “Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupation is exhilarating and life giving.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  18. “Robert Fripp and I will be recording another LP very soon. It should be even more monotonous than the first one!” ~ Brian Eno
  19. “It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful.” ~ Benjamin Britten

  20. “Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature’s monotony.” ~ Guillaume Apollinaire
  21. “So that the monotonous fall of the waves on the beach, which for the most part beat a measured and soothing tattoo to her thoughts seemed consolingly to repeat over and over again.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  22. “I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth sands of monotony.” ~ Peter O’Toole

  23. “This severe, ascetic music, calm and horizontal as the line of the ocean, monotonous by virtue of its serenity, anti-sensuous, and yet so intense in its contemplativeness that it verges sometimes on ecstasy.” ~ Charles Gounod
  24. “Innovation- any new idea-by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals before innovation can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires courageous patience.” ~ Warren G. Bennis
  25. “I feel monotony and death to be almost the same.” ~ Charlotte Bronte

  26. “It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.” ~ Benjamin Britten
  27. “Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all the deadly sins.” ~ Edith Wharton
  28. “Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.” ~ Simone Weil
  29. “Why is it that foolishness repeats itself with such monotonous precision?” ~ Frank Herbert
  30. “If our ballets be feeble, monotonous and dull, if they be devoid of ideas, meaning, expression and character, it is less the fault of the art than that of the artist.” ~ Jean-Georges Noverre

  31. “Many things happen in life. There are joyous days and times of suffering. Sometimes unpleasant things occur. But that’s what makes life so interesting. The dramas we encounter are part and parcel of being human. If we experienced no change or drama in our lives, if nothing unexpected ever happened, we would merely be like automatons, our lives unbearably monotonous and dull. Therefore, please develop a strong self so that you can enact the drama of your life with confidence and poise in the face of whatever vicissitudes you may encounter.” ~ Daisaku Ikeda
  32. “I was a stray acquaintance whom he had never seem before and would never see again, a wandered for a moment through his monotonous life, and some starved impulse left him to lay bare his soul. I have in this way learned more about men in a night than I could if I had known them for 10 years. If you are interested in human nature, it is one of the greatest pleasures of travel.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  33. “The inadequacy of the purely purpose-oriented form is revealed for what it is-a monotonous, impoverished boring practicality.” ~ Theodor Adorno

  34. “Lord give me this seeing faith, then my work will never be monotonous. I will find joy in humoring the fancies and gratifying the wishes of all poor sufferers. O beloved sick, how doubly dear you are to me, when you personify Christ; and what a privilege is mine to be allowed to tend you.” ~ Mother Teresa
  35. “For those who use their intelligence and their study as a weapon, the Rosary is most effective. Because that apparently monotonous way of beseeching Our Lady as children do their Mother, can destroy every seed of vainglory and pride.” ~ Josemaria Escriva
  36. “I know a lot of people think it’s monotonous, down the black lines over and over, but it’s not if you’re enjoying what you’re doing. I love to swim and I love to train.” ~ Tracy Caulkins
  37. “Mathematics does not grow through a monotonous increase of the number of indubitably established theorems but through the incessant improvement of guesses by speculation and criticism, by the logic of proofs and refutations.” ~ Imre Lakatos

  38. “You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid monotonous work, chances are you’ll end up boring, stupid and monotonous. Work is a much better explanation for the creeping cretinization all around us than even such significant moronizing mechanisms as television and education.” ~ Bob Black
  39. “Born to an age where horror has become commonplace, where tragedy has, by its monotonous repetition, become a parody of sorrow, we need to fence off a few parks where humans try to be fair, where skill has some hope of reward, where absurdity has a harder time than usual getting a ticket.” ~ Thomas Boswell
  40. “London, with its monotonous and melancholy houses, seems like an inharmonious patchwork, as if pieced together without design. Yet it is lovable in its sprawling confusion.” ~ Joseph Fort Newton

  41. “I try to write in plain brown blocks of American speech but occasionally set in an ancient word or a strange word just to startle the reader a little bit and to break up the monotony of the plain American cadence.” ~ James Laughlin
  42. “Everlastingly chained to a single little fragment of the Whole, man himself develops into nothing but a fragment; everlastingly in his ear the monotonous sound of the wheel that he turns, he never develops the harmony of his being, and instead of putting the stamp of humanity upon his own nature, he becomes nothing more than the imprint of his occupation or of his specialized knowledge.” ~ Friedrich Schiller
  43. “Knowing has two poles, and they are always poles apart: carnal knowing, the laying on of hands, the hanging of the fact by head or heels, the measurement of mass and motion, the calibration of brutal blows, the counting of supplies; and spiritual knowing, invisibly felt by the inside self, who is but a fought-over field of distraction, a stage where we recite the monotonous monologue that is our life, a knowing governed by internal tides, by intimations, motives, resolutions, by temptations, secrecy, shame, and pride.” ~ William H. Gass
  44. “My writing process is ritualized and monotonous, but there’s no other way to get the job done. All other fiction writers I’ve met say the same thing.” ~ Douglas Coupland

  45. “If the conquest of a great peak brings moments of exultation and bliss, which in the monotonous, materialistic existence of modern times nothing else can approach, it also presents great dangers. It is not the goal of ‘grand alpinisme’ to face peril, but it is one of the tests one must undergo to deserve the joy of rising for an instant above the state of crawling grubs.” ~ Lionel Terray
  46. “You haven’t time to think about the composition. In working directly from nature, the painter ends up by simply aiming at an effect, and not composing the picture at all; and he soon becomes monotonous.” ~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  47. “Changeable women are more endurable that monotonous ones; they are sometimes murdered but never deserted.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  48. “I’ve never been a suicidal person. I’ve never been someone to want to see the world come to an end. But I would like to see something different than what I’m seeing. Because it is becoming a monotonous – as if you’re watching re-runs of things you’ve already seen.” ~ Marilyn Manson
  49. “the State only aims at instilling those qualities in its public by which its demands are obeyed, and its exchequer is filled. Its highest attainment is the reduction of mankind to clockwork. In its atmosphere all those finer and more delicate liberties, which require treatment and spacious expansion, inevitably dry up and perish. The State requires a taxpaying machine in which there is no hitch, an exchequer in which there is never a deficit, and a public, monotonous, obedient, colorless, spiritless, moving humbly like a flock of sheep along a straight high road between two walls.” ~ Ouida
  50. “What a person thinks on his own without being stimulated by the thoughts and experiences of the other people is even in the best case rather paltry and monotonous.” ~ Albert Einstein

  51. “Planning stuff out sucks. If you plan stuff out, you wind up talking in a very monotonous, unnatural way.” ~ CM Punk
  52. “Religion itself becomes offensively monotonous. On every point of vantage are pagodas — stupid stalagmites of stagnant piety.” ~ Aleister Crowley
  53. “I loved, as I still love, the most monotonous life possible.” ~ Harriet Martineau

  54. “Why is it that water, so monotonous in its characteristics, should nevertheless possess a charm for every mind? I believe it is chiefly because it bears the impress of the Creator, which we feel neither the power of time or of man can efface or alter.” ~ Sarah Josepha Hale
  55. “Nature, when undisturbed, is never monotonous, you know. Even when using green, the most frequent color on her palette, she throws in contrasting tints by way of expression, and you will seldom see two sides of a leaf of the same hue, and the leaf stem frequently gives a good dash of bronze or purple.” ~ Mabel Osgood Wright
  56. “At first it was impressive, but after half and hour deadly monotonous. It was like everything German – overdone.” ~ Evelyn Waugh

  57. “When anything is easy, it becomes very monotonous for me. But, if I can find something that is really going to take all of my body and all of my mind to really even come close to pulling off, that sounds like fun.” ~ Dane DeHaan
  58. “My approach tends to be from experiments. I need the challenge. If I know how to do something well, there’s no need to do it all the time because it becomes a little monotonous. So I like to find a challenge.” ~ Robert Ryman
  59. “The rest-the vast majority, tens of thousands of days-are unremarkable, repetitive, even monotonous. We glide through them then instantly forget them. We tend not to think about this arithmetic when we look back on our lives. We remember the handful of Big Days and throw away the rest.
    We organize our long, shapeless lives into tidy little stories…But our lives are mostly made up of junk, of ordinary, forgettable days, and ‘The End’ is never the end.” ~ William Landay
  60. “Training can be monotonous, and it is hard work, but you never lose sight of why you are doing it. Every single effort of every single session counts in the months and years leading up to a big event.” ~ Chris Hoy

  61. “On my hike my brain was left to wander. That was often maddening because it was tedious and monotonous sometimes, but then my the mind would take over, and that’s when I’d start hearing the music in my head or thinking deeply about people I know or things that I didn’t even know I remembered anymore. Those thoughts would be there. I wouldn’t have had them otherwise.” ~ Cheryl Strayed
  62. “Dostoevky’s lack of taste, his monotonous dealings with persons suffering with pre-Freudian complexes, the way he has of wallowing in the tragic misadventures of human dignity – all this is difficult to admire.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov
  63. “Topographically the country is magnificent – and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.” ~ Henry Miller
  64. “As soon as we are born, if we could but get up, bath, dress, shave, breakfast once for all, if we could ‘cut’ these monotonous cycles of routine. If the sun rose it would stay up, or once we were alive we were immortal!” ~ W.N.P. Barbellion

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