Boredom Quotes and Sayings

The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Samuel Butler

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
– George Burns

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

Boredom – God’s way of telling you that you’re wasting time.

Boredom flourishes too, when you feel safe. It’s a symptom of security.
– Eugene Ionesco

There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.
G.K. Chesterton


Life is what you make it…If one refuses to use one’s will be boring.

Submitted by: Norrie on July 26, 2011

There is always something to do if they get bored, they just refuse to do it.

Submitted by: me on January 18, 2013

Being too good is boring, tinge of badness makes you interesting, charming and adventurous!

Submitted by: Farha Iman on January 17, 2013

“I’’m bored” is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say “I’m bored.”
Louis C.K.

The only time I open my books to do homework is when I can’t think of anything else to do.

Someone’s boring me I think it’s me

Submitted by: myiah on October 8, 2009

Boredom means you know what you’re doing.

Submitted by: me on November 5, 2011

Bored, bored, bored. Look a cheese nip!. Nope still bored.

Submitted by: Buggy on June 13, 2012

“That’s right,” she told the girls. “You are bored. And I’m going to let you in on a little secret about life. You think it’s boring now? Well, it only gets more boring. The sooner you learn it’s on you to make life interesting, the better off you’ll be.”
– Maria Semple

Boredom is a sign of a weak mind.

Submitted by: Viv on October 5, 2009

Only a boring person is bored.

Submitted by: Marcie on July 12, 2011

Fridge full of food, nothing to eat. Wardrobe full of clothes, nothing to wear. Internet full of sites, nothing to go on.

Boredom is where a king sits atop his throne. The king moves not for fear of sudden, and swift death at the hand of wild boars.

Submitted by: rif on June 16, 2012

Normal is boring.

Submitted by: von on January 27, 2012

If you’re always bored then you’re always lazy, if you’re never bored then you’re always in some kind of drama.

Submitted by: Joyce riedl on December 19, 2011

Leisure: A fancy word for people who don’t want to admit they’re bored.
Gene Perret

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
Dale Carnegie

Boredom can be a lethal thing on a small island.
– Christopher Moore


Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Friedrich Nietzsche

There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.

Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
Mignon McLaughlin

We can’t be bored. We can’t be. There is always something new.

Submitted by: Rachele on April 11, 2013

One could get bored even with beauty when one was constantly surrounded by it.
– Morgan Rhodes

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