Boredom Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
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
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
– H. L. Mencken
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
If you knew what you were doing, you’d probably be bored.
Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Boredom is simply the absence of an interesting perspective.
– Brandon A. Trean
Leisure: A fancy word for people who don’t want to admit they’re bored.
– Gene Perret