Boredom Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Baseball is dull only to dull minds.
– Red Barber
All kinds are good except the kind that bores you.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
– Dylan Thomas
Boredom is the self being stuffed with itself.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
– George Burns
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
– Samuel Butler
When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored.
– Eric Hoffer
The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.
– Nancy Astor
The concept of boredom entails an inability to use up present moments in a personally fulfilling way.
– Wayne Dyer
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Being bored is an insult to oneself.
– Jules Renard
People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
– Jeremy Collier
Boredom flourishes too, when you feel safe. It’s a symptom of security.
– Eugene Ionesco
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
– Bert Leston Taylor
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
– H. L. Mencken
The most costly disease is not cancer or coronaries. The most costly disease is boredom – costly for both individual and society.
Boredom and fear keep us working and obeying the laws.
One eventually has enough even of oneself.
If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.
– Lou Holtz
Only those who want everything done for them are bored.
– Billy Graham
In order to live free and happily, you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
– Richard Bach
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
– Gerald Brenan
If you knew what you were doing, you’d probably be bored.
Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Boredom is simply the absence of an interesting perspective.
– Brandon A. Trean
Leisure: A fancy word for people who don’t want to admit they’re bored.
– Gene Perret