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Picture quote by Soren Kierkegaard about boredom

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

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If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish. ⏤ David Foster Wallace

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Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

Marilyn Monroe, actress

Boredom: the desire for desires.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

Only those who want everything done for them are bored.

Billy Graham, evangelist

Somebody's boring me. I think it's me.

Dylan Thomas, poet

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

Richard Bach, writer

Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

Highly educated bores are by far the worst; they know so much, in such fiendish detail, to be boring about.

Louis Kronenberger, critic

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

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.

Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher

If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals.

Lou Holtz, coach

You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale, radio speaker

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.

Henry Kissinger,

I have a fear of being boring.

Christian Bale, actor

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.

Gerald Brenan, writer

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

Heinrich Heine, poet

All kinds are good except the kind that bores you.

Voltaire, writer

People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.

Jeremy Collier, clergyman

Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.

Henry Ford, industrialist

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

Rumi, poet

The concept of boredom entails an inability to use up present moments in a personally fulfilling way.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

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

Osbert Lancaster, cartoonist

Too many church services start at eleven sharp and end at twelve dull.

Vance Havner, clergyman

And 'tis remarkable that they talk most who have the least to say.

Matthew Prior, poet

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

Manly Hall, philosopher

... millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Susan Ertz, novelist

They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm.

Dorothy Parker, poet

The opposite of love is indifference, and the opposite of happiness is boredom.

Tim Ferriss, author

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

Marguerite Duras, novelist

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.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Confucius, philosopher

Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.

Samuel Butler, poet

I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.

Don Marquis, poet

If I planned everything out in advance, I'd expire of boredom.

Peter Straub, writer

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.


What's wrong with being a boring kind of guy?

George Bush,

One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring.

Barbara Bush, first lady

Boring people are a reflection of boring people.

Doug Horton,

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

William Gaddis, novelist

Banality is a symptom of non-communication. Men hide behind their clich?s.

Eugene Ionesco, dramatist

No society ever seems to have succumbed to boredom. Man has developed an obvious capacity for surviving the pompous reiteration of the commonplace.

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

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, philosopher

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, actress

Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.

George Sanders, actor

The Beatles saved the world from boredom.

George Harrison, musician

A yawn is a silent shout.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

The devil's name is dullness.

General Robert E. Lee,

A bore is a man who has nothing to say and says it anyway.


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

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always.

Guy Debord, writer

Sir, you have but two topics, yourself and me. I am sick of both.

Samuel Johnson, author

The penalty for success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.

Nancy Astor, politician

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

John Berger, artist

The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich, poet

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

Isabelle Adjani, actress

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

Coco Chanel, fashion designer

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie, writer

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

Stendhal, writer

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

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Guy de Maupassant, writer

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

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

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, actor

When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored.

Eric Hoffer, writer

Boredom comes from a boring mind.


There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.

G.K. Chesterton,

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

James Galway, musician

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

William Weld, politician

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.

Warwick Deeping,

The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Banality is a terribly likely consequence of the underused of a good mind. That is why in particular it is a female affliction.

Cynthia PropperSeton,

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

Debbie Reynolds, actress

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

Hedy Lamarr, actress

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

Linda Fiorentino, actress

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.

Thomas Szasz, psychologist

The world is eaten up by boredom. You can't see it all at once. It is like dust. You go about and never notice, you breathe it in, you eat and drink it. It is sifted so fine, it doesn't even grit on your teeth. But stand still for an instant and there it is, coating your face and hands. To shake off this drizzle of ashes you must be for ever on the go. And so people are always on the go.

Georges Bernanos, author

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.

Henry Miller, author

Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.

Cecil Beaton, photographer

The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.

C. Northcote Parkinson, historian

Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?

Emile M. Cioran, philosopher

Living, just by itself --what a dirge that is! Life is a classroom and Boredom's the usher, there all the time to spy on you...

LouisFerdinand Celine,

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

Jean Baudrillard, sociologist

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

Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton,

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

Walter Benjamin, critic

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.

John Berryman,

Never chain your dogs together with sausages. One must accustom one's self to be bored.

Lady Bloomfield,

The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.

Samuel Butler, poet

A mental disease has swept the planet: banalization presented with the alternative of love or a garbage disposal unit, young people of all countries have chosen the garbage disposal unit.

Ivan Chtcheglov,

I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here.

Charles Dickens, writer

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.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

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.

Edmond de Goncourt, writer

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.

Samuel Johnson, author

Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

His shortcoming is his long staying.

Lewis L. Lewisohn,

The most terrible thing about materialism, even more terrible than its proneness to violence, is its boredom, from which sex, alcohol, drugs, all devices for putting out the accusing light of reason and suppressing the unrealizable aspirations of love, offer a prospect of deliverance.

Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

Ellen Parr,

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.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Unless one is taught what to do with success after getting it, achievement of it must inevitably leave him prey to boredom.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

It is the sin that believes in nothing,cares for nothing,seeks to know nothing,interferes with nothing,enjoys nothing,hates nothing,finds purpose in nothing,lives for nothing,and remains alivebecause there is nothing for which it will die.

Dorothy L. Sayers, author

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