Boredom Quotes

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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.
View quotes by Aldous Huxley

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

The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them.
View quotes by Richard Nixon

My plan is to die of exhaustion, not of boredom.
View quotes by Sir Angus Grossart

Sooner barbarity than boredom.
View quotes by Théophile Gautier

Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
View quotes by Virginia Woolf

To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
View quotes by Heraclitus

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
View quotes by Earl Nightingale

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

Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
View quotes by Sir Cecil Beaton

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
View quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer

Only the most acute and active animals are capable of boredom.
View quotes by Lewis Cass

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

Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need. - Candide
View quotes by Voltaire

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

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
View quotes by Al Boliska

Football is about glory, it is about doing things in style and with a flourish, about going out and beating the lot, not waiting for them to die of boredom
View quotes by Danny Blanchflower

Nature is unfair? So much the better, inequality is the only bearable thing, the monotony of equality can only lead us to boredom.
View quotes by Francis Picabia

The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety.
View quotes by Osbert Lancaster

Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time. Every instant is dilated and magnified like the pores of the face.
View quotes by Charlotte Whitton

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