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A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

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

All man's troubles come from not knowing how to sit still in one room. ~Blaise Pascal

As actors, the thing we have to fight, more than even the business part of making movies, is boredom. ~Linda Fiorentino

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

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

Boredom flourishes too, when you feel safe. It's a symptom of security. ~Eugene Ionesco

Boredom is a sickness the cure for which is work; pleasure is only a palliative. ~Le Duc de LĂ©vis

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

Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always. ~Guy Debord

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Boredom is an emptiness filled with insistence. ~Leo Stein

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

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

Boredom is rage spread thin. ~Paul Tillich

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

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

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

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

Boredom or being sick of what you've done before is a big part of being in a band. ~Alex Kapranos

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

Boredom: the desire for desires. ~Leo Tolstoy

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

Earth's nothing more than a rotating ball of boredom. ~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised. ~John Kenneth Galbraith

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

Even boredom has its crises. ~Mason Cooley

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

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror. ~Pappy Boyington

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

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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

Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom. ~Mignon McLaughlin

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

How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me. ~William Gaddis

I am never bored anywhere: being bored is an insult to oneself. ~Jules Renard

I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don't have to stay that way. ~Hedy Lamarr

I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse. ~Isaac Asimov

I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances. ~Robert Fulghum

I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom. ~Heinrich Heine

I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble. My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of the problems with Hollywood celebrities. ~Hedy Lamarr

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I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom that comes with long familiarity. ~Debbie Reynolds

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

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

In marketing you must choose between boredom, shouting and seduction. Which do you want? ~Roy H. Williams

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

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

Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom? ~Emile M. Cioran

It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom. ~Quentin Crisp

It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos. ~Manly Hall

It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom. ~Wallace Stevens

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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

It's the boredom that kills you. You read until you're tired of that. You do crossword puzzles until you're tired of that. This is torture. This is mental torture. ~Jack Kevorkian

I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. ~Thomas Carlyle

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

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

Miss Searle had always considered boredom an intellectual defeat. ~Mary Renault

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

Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate boredom of the working press. ~William Weld

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true. ~William Inge

One must choose in life between boredom and suffering. ~Madame de Stael

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One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom. ~Muriel Spark

Only the most acute and active animals are capable of boredom. - A theme for a great poet would be God's boredom on the seventh day of creation. ~Lewis Cass

Our only competition in the theater is boredom, because if I'm bored with a play, if I'm revolted by a play on stage, with the Broadway prices, especially today, I'm going to walk out and not come back and pay that price again. ~Jerome Lawrence

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

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

Punctuality is the virtue of the bored. ~Evelyn Waugh

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

Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness. ~Rumi

Sooner barbarity than boredom. ~Theophile Gautier

Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces. ~Marilyn vos Savant

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The Beatles saved the world from boredom. ~George Harrison

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

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

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. ~Dorothy Parker

The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms, under the shadow of cosmic boredom. ~Guy de Maupassant

The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes. ~Susan Sontag

The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them. ~Richard M. Nixon

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. ~Arthur Schopenhauer

The war between being and nothingness is the underlying illness of the twentieth century. Boredom slays more of existence than war. ~Norman Mailer

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

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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's too much down time making movies. That leads to boredom. And that leads to trouble. ~Jeremy Renner

This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom. ~Stendhal

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. ~Heraclitus

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

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

When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot, then sit in my car and count how many people ask me if I'm leaving. ~-Steven Wright

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom. ~Walter Annenberg

Who wants a world in which the guarantee that we shall not die of starvation entails the risk of dying of boredom? ~Raoul Vaneigem

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

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Writer's block is the greatest side effect of boredom. ~Jason Zebehazy

You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea. ~Earl Nightingale

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

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