Boredom Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored.
- Wayne Dyer
Boredom: the desire for desires.
- Leo Tolstoy
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
If you knew what you were doing, you’d probably be bored.
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
- H. L. Mencken
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
- Dorothy Parker
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.
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
- Gerald Brenan
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
Boredom comes from a boring mind.