A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
— William Styron

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Abba Eban exhausted quote

A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You should live several lives while reading it.
— William Styron

The man who says he has exhausted life generally means that life has exhausted him.
— Oscar Wilde

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
— George Orwell