Boredom Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
When a man bores a woman, she complains. When a woman bores a man, he ignores her.
- Mason Cooley
A yawn is more disconcerting than a contradiction.
Baseball is dull only to dull minds.
- Red Barber
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.
Perhaps the world’s second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
- Jean Baudrillard
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
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored.
- Wayne Dyer