Bores And Boredom Quotes


30 Bores And Boredom quotes:



"For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, action nor utterance, nor the power of speech, to stir men's blood. I only speak right on. I tell you that which you yourselves do know."
"Sir, you have but two topics, yourself and me. I am sick of both."
"Surely a long life must be somewhat tedious, since we are forced to call in so many trifling things to help rid us of our time, which will never return."
"Unless one is taught what to do with success after getting it, achievement of it must inevitably leave him prey to boredom."
"The concept of boredom entails an inability to use up present moments in a personally fulfilling way."
"His shortcoming is his long staying."
"Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored."
"All kinds are good except the kind that bores you."
"The life of a creator is not the only life nor perhaps the most interesting which a man leads. There is a time for play and a time for work, a time for creation and a time for lying fallow. And there is a time, glorious too in its own way, when one scarcely exists, when one is a complete void. I mean -- when boredom seems the very stuff of life."
"Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort. Then he feels his nullity, loneliness, inadequacy, dependence, helplessness, emptiness."
"A yawn is a silent shout."
"The devil's name is dullness."
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"Boredom is not an end-product, is comparatively rather an early stage in life and art. You've got to go by or past or through boredom, as through a filter, before the clear product emerges."
"My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation."
"He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest."
"There are moments when, faced with our lack of success, I wonder whether we are failures, proud but impotent. One thing reassures me as to our value: the boredom that afflicts us. It is the hall-mark of quality in modern men."
"Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time. Every instant is dilated and magnified like the pores of the face."
"Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain."
"The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored."
"Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so. After all, the sky flashes, the great sea yearns, we ourselves flash and yearn, and moreover my mother told me as a boy (repeatedly) ''Ever to confess you're bored means you have no inner Resources.'' I conclude now I have no inner resources, because I am heavy bored."


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