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

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