Boredom Quotes and Sayings

When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored.
Eric Hoffer

There is something more terrible than a hell of suffering – a hell of boredom.
Victor Hugo

One eventually has enough even of oneself.

A yawn is more disconcerting than a contradiction.

When a man bores a woman, she complains. When a woman bores a man, he ignores her.
– Mason Cooley

Being bored is an insult to oneself.
Jules Renard

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
– Dylan Thomas

The concept of boredom entails an inability to use up present moments in a personally fulfilling way.
Wayne Dyer

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The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Voltaire

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
– Jeremy Collier

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
– H. L. Mencken

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
– George Burns

It’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Marilyn Monroe

The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Samuel Butler

Boredom flourishes too, when you feel safe. It’s a symptom of security.
– Eugene Ionesco

Boredom – God’s way of telling you that you’re wasting time.

There is always something to do if they get bored, they just refuse to do it.

Submitted by: me

There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.
G.K. Chesterton

Life is what you make it…If one refuses to use one’s imagination..it will be boring.

Submitted by: Norrie

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