Boredom Quotes

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The absence of the will to live is, alas, not sufficient to make one want to die.
Michel Houellebecq

Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always.
Guy Debord

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




Boredom Quotes
Boredom Quotes

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

Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
Jean Baudrillard

If I planned everything out in advance, I'd expire of boredom.
Peter Straub

Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom.
James Galway

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

Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
Walter Benjamin

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

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
Thomas Szasz

Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
Virginia Woolf

In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that.
Marguerite Duras

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

For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life - the lesson of your utter insignificance.
Joseph Brodsky

Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
Wendell Phillips

Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
Arthur Helps

Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Soren Kierkegaard

Discussing how old you are is the temple of boredom.
Ruth Gordon

Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
Karl Kraus

People of Wealth and the so called upper class suffer the most from boredom.
George Sanders




Feeling Bored Quotes
Being Bored Quotes

For all the boredom the straight life brings, it's not too bad.
Gus Van Sant

Boredom is rage spread thin.
Paul Tillich

Before, for me, peace could have been synonymous with boredom.
Isabelle Adjani

The truth is that everyone is bored, and devotes himself to cultivating habits.
Albert Camus

Variety is more than a means of avoiding boredom, since art is more than an entertainment of the senses.
Rudolf Arnheim

Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Bertrand Russell

When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored.
Eric Hoffer

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

Idle people are often bored and bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel. It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great preoccupations in our time.
Renata Adler

Even boredom has its crises.
Mason Cooley

Boredom is the conviction that you can't change ... the shriek of unused capacities.
Saul Bellow

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
Anatole France
 
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