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Quotes About Boredom

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

A scholar knows no boredom.

Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

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

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

Karl Kraus

Boredom: the desire for desires.

Leo Tolstoy

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

Louis Kronenberger

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

Marguerite Duras

When I write love songs, people think they’re really soppy — but I see love as a consolation for the boredom of life.

Martin Gore

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

Richard Bach

The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them.

Richard Milhous Nixon

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

Thomas Szasz

Work saves us from three great evils boredom, vice and need.


My boredom threshold is low at the best of times but I have spent more time being slowly and excruciatingly bored by children than any other section of the human race.

William H. Borah

In the U.S. you have to be a deviant or exist in extreme boredom…Make no mistake all intellectuals are deviants in the U.S.

William Seward Burroughs

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