Boredom Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
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.
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
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