Boredom Quotes

Some quotes about boredom

Perhaps the world’s second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.
Cecil Beaton
I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Thomas Carlyle
She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn’t boring.
Zelda Fitzgerald
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Dylan Thomas
I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don’t have to stay that way.
Hedy Lamarr
There’s no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there’s no excuse for boredom, ever.
Viggo Mortensen
There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.
G.K. Chesterton
Boredom is a concept that I don’t understand.
Christian Louboutin
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Arthur Schopenhauer
You’ll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
Earl Nightingale
Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
Friedrich Nietzsche
Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Soren Kierkegaard
Boredom: the desire for desires.
Leo Tolstoy
Boredom is usually what spurs either bad decisions or any decision at all.
Amy Seimetz
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
Thomas Szasz
When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
Walter Annenberg
This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom.
Stendhal
When you pay attention to boredom it gets unbelievably interesting.
Jon Kabat-Zinn
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
Wendell Phillips
In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
Richard Bach
One must choose in life between boredom and suffering.
Madame de Stael
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
If I planned everything out in advance, I’d expire of boredom.
Peter Straub
Boredom is… a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Bertrand Russell
I always think boredom is to some extent the fault of the bored.
Kate Ross
Isn’t history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?
Emile M. Cioran
Discussing how old you are is the temple of boredom.
Ruth Gordon
Boredom is rage spread thin.
Paul Tillich
Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.
Eckhart Tolle
Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always.
Guy Debord
Even boredom has its crises.
Mason Cooley
Don’t try to ‘fix’ the child’s boredom – rather, let the child find his or her inner resources.
Julia Cameron
Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
Al Boliska
One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom.
Muriel Spark

2 thoughts on “Boredom Quotes”

  1. Try practicing your hobby while you are bored. For instance, if you are a photography enthusiast, just grab your camera, go out, take photos and you will forget you were ever bored.

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