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1. "Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while, they came up and went straight back down again."
Author: Alan Hansen
2. "But for me, dinner at a fine restaurant was the ultimate luxury. It was the very height of civilization. For what was civilization but the intellect's ascendancy out of the doldrums of necessity (shelter, sustenance and survival) into the ether of the finely superfluous (poetry, handbags and haute cuisine)? So removed from daily life was the whole experience that when all was rotten to the core, a fine dinner could revive the spirits. If and when I had twenty dollars left to my name, I was going to invest it right here in an elegant hour that couldn't be hocked."
Author: Amor Towles
3. "I found myself in the doldrums in the early Nineties. I was too old to play the dolly bird any longer and I looked too young to play a woman of my real age. No one ever saw me as the aunt, mother or grandmother."
Author: Barbara Windsor
4. "Live the way you are prompted to do so by your inner soul. If you trust that you shall easily adapt to someone's lifestyle, attitude or mannerism, you are absolutely wrong! And, as a consequence of such an adaptation, you would find yourself in doldrums throughout the path of your life . Be content with the totality in yourself. Be proud of being yourself, whatever you are or whoever you are."
Author: Chandrababu V.S.
5. "You have to be the right type for calm waters. For some, dead calm is inner peace, for others it's the doldrums."
Author: Daniel Glattauer
6. "Doldrums, n.The proper verb for depression is sink."
Author: David Levithan
7. "I am a sailor, you're my first mate We signed on together, we coupled our fate Hauled up our anchor, determined not to fail For the heart's treasure, together we set sail With no maps to guide us, we steered our own course Rode out the storms when the winds were gale force Sat out the doldrums in patience and hope Working together, we learned how to cope. Life is an ocean and love it a boat In troubled waters it keeps us afloat When we started the voyage there was just me and you Now gathered round us we have our own crew Together we're in this relationship We built it with care to last the whole trip Our true destination's not marked on any chart We're navigating the shores of the heart"
Author: John McDermott
8. "The awful, ironic, glorious fix for the writing doldrums is to write the next page."
Author: Kay Kenyon
9. "If I were flying, I would travel to a perfect place. A place with frosted cakes and beautiful flowers and excellent trees to climb and absolutely no doldrums."
Author: Kyo Maclear
10. "Such beauty, he thought, was too perfect to have come about by mere chance. That day in the center of the Pacific was, to him, a gift crafted deliberately, compassionately, for him and Phil. Joyful and grateful in the midst of slow dying, the two men bathed in that day until sunset brought is, and their time in the doldrums, to an end."
Author: Laura Hillenbrand
11. "Music was a balm for any weary soul. It could either lift a person out of the doldrums or comfort him if there was no other solace to be had."
Author: Lisa S. Lewis
12. "If you surround yourself with the good and righteous, they can only raise you up. If you surround yourself with the others, they will drag you down into the doldrums of mediocrity, and they will keep you there, but only as long as you permit it."
Author: Mark Glamack
13. "You weren't thinking and you weren't paying attention either. People who don't pay attention often get stuck in the Doldrums."
Author: Norton Juster
14. "I wonder where I am," said Milo in a very worried tone."You're . . . in . . . the . . . Dol . . . drums," wailed a voice that sounded far away. He looked around quickly to see who had spoken. No one was there, and it was as quiet and still as onecould imagine."Yes . . . the . . . Dol . . . drums," yawned another voice, but still he saw no one."WHAT ARE THE DOLDRUMS?" he cried loudly, and tried very hard to see who would answer this time."The Doldrums, my young friend, are where nothing ever happens and nothing ever changes."
Author: Norton Juster
15. "A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away."
Author: Phyllis McGinley
16. "It seems not to matter that we are at the brink of a war that may spread beyond Afghanistan and Iraq to Iran and Georgia and then where? To Syria? To North Korea? To China? That we in America are in economic doldrums and are seeing small businesses fold and houses reclaimed by banks and a smouldering panic that is palpable everywhere."
Author: Richard Schiff

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