Famous Quotes & Quotations About Boredom:
All man's troubles come from not knowing how to sit still in one room.
~ Blaise Pascal Quotes, Pensées, 1670.
Boredom flourishes too, when you feel safe. It's a symptom of security.
~ Eugene Ionesco.
The war between being and nothingness is the underlying illness of the twentieth century. Boredom slays more of existence than war.
~ Norman Mailer.
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.
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, The Conquest of Happiness.
Boredom is an emptiness filled with insistence.
~ Leo Stein.
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 the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
~ Thomas Szasz.
Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair.
~ C.C. Colton.
Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.
I am never bored anywhere: being bored is an insult to oneself.
~ Jules Renard.
Boredom is a sickness the cure for which is work; pleasure is only a palliative.
~ Le Duc de Lévis Quotes, Mémoires.
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
~ Evelyn Waugh.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
~ Dorothy Parker.
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