quote by Christopher McCandless

...there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.

— Christopher McCandless

Irresistibly Monotonous quotations

Monotonous quote Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

The truth of Zen, just a little bit of it, is what turns one's humdrum life, a life of monotonous, uninspiring commonplaceness, into one of art, full of genuine inner creativity.

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.

I love the smell of Waffle House; it's the smell of freedom, being on the open road and knowing that ninety percent of the people eating around you are also on that road. Truck driver's, road-trippers, hangovers--those who don't live that monotonous life of society slavery.

Planning stuff out sucks. If you plan stuff out, you wind up talking in a very monotonous, unnatural way.


So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation.

I always find cardio the most monotonous. Running on a treadmill shows me why hamsters are so crazy.

The quiet rhythmic monotone of the wall of logs fills one with the rustic peace of a secluded nook in the woods.

Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.

When the life is monotonous , even grief is a welcome event.


The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.

But in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.

You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid, monotonous work, chances are you'll end up boring, stupid, and monotonous.

I think trance music is the only music you can listen to without taking drugs.

You can really feel the emotions in it. You can get on another level without the drugs. If you listen to techno, it's so monotone that you really need drugs to enjoy it.

Nothing happens while you live. The scenery changes, people come in and go out, that's all. There are no beginnings. Days are tacked on to days without rhyme or reason, an interminable, monotonous addition.


Imaginary evil is romantic and varied;

real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.

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.

The human race is a monotonous affair.

Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.

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.

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.


Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.

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.

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.

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.

The ideal hole is surely one that affords the greatest pleasure to the greatest number, gives the fullest advantage for accurate play, stimulates players to improve their game, and never becomes monotonous.


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.

My life is very monotonous," the fox said.

"I hunt chickens; men hunt me. All the chickens are just alike, and all the men are just alike. And, in consequence, I am a little bored.

Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins.

The writing in mathematics text is not only laconic to a fault;

it is cold, monotonous, dry, dull, and even ungrammatical... The books are not only printed by machines; they are written by machines.

If your man is a sports enthusiast, you may have to resign yourself to his spouting off in a monotone on a prize fight, football game or pennant race.


Pity the planet, all joy gone from this sweet volcanic cone;

peace to our children when they fall in small war on the heel of small war--until the end of time to police the earth, a ghost orbiting forever lost in our monotonous sublime

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.

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.

In a world of monotonous horror there could be no salvation in wild dreaming.

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.

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