Boredom Quotes and Sayings
The most costly disease is not cancer or coronaries. The most costly disease is boredom – costly for both individual and society.
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
– Bert Leston Taylor
Baseball is dull only to dull minds.
– Red Barber
Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored, boredom is a choice.
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
A yawn is more disconcerting than a contradiction.
Being bored is an insult to oneself.
– Jules Renard
One eventually has enough even of oneself.
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
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
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