Boredom Quotes And Sayings


Boredom Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of boredom quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.”
– Al Boliska

“Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty – his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.”
– Aldous Huxley

“Boredom or being sick of what you’ve done before is a big part of being in a band.”
– Alex Kapranos

“Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.”
– Analote France

“It’s precisely in those moments when I don’t know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere.”
– Anish Kapoor

“Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

Want and boredom are indeed the twin poles of human life.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“Is boredom anything less than the sense of one’s faculties slowly dying?”
– Athur Helps

“I’ve made a career over the last seventeen years of mostly playing men in uniform, especially cops. The one thing for an actor that is death, is if you’re bored. The boredom will show in your work.”
– Benjamin Bratt

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

“Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.”
– Betrand Russell

“All our life passes in this way: we seek rest by struggling against certain obstacles, and once they are overcome, rest proves intolerable because of the boredom it produces.”
– Blaise Pascal

“All man’s troubles come from not knowing how to sit still in one room.”
– Blasie Pascal

“The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.”
– C. Northcote Parkinson

“Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair.”
– C.C. Colton

“Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.”
– Charles Baudelaire

“Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time. Every instant is dilated and magnified like the pores of the face.”
– Charlotte Whitton

“I have a fear of being boring.” 
Christian Bale

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

“As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man, not to yourself, and you die of boredom.”
– Coco Chanel

“Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.”
– Coco Chanel

“Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.”

“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

“The word aerobics comes from two Greek words: aero, meaning “ability to,” and bics, meaning “withstand tremendous boredom” 
– Dave Barry

“I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom that comes with long familiarity.”
– Ddebbie Reynolds

Earth‘s nothing more than a rotating ball of boredom.”
– Deep Space Nine

“Time is a physician that heals every grief.”
– Diphilus

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”
– Dorothy Parker

“There’s a rebirth that goes on with us continuously as human beings. I don’t understand, personally, how you can be bored. I can understand how you can be depressed, but I just don’t understand boredom.”
– Dustin Hoffman

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

“You’ll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.”
Earl Nightingale

“Isn’t history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?”
– Emilie M. Cioran

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