Boredom Quotes and Sayings

A yawn is more disconcerting than a contradiction.

Baseball is dull only to dull minds.
– Red Barber

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
– Dylan Thomas

All kinds are good except the kind that bores you.

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

Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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


Boredom and fear keep us working and obeying the laws.

One eventually has enough even of oneself.

A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
– Bert Leston Taylor

Only those who want everything done for them are bored.
– Billy Graham

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
– H. L. Mencken

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most costly disease is not cancer or coronaries. The most costly disease is boredom – costly for both individual and society.

Being bored is an insult to oneself.
Jules Renard

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

In order to live free and happily, you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
Richard Bach

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