Quotes: On Boredom

“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time. Serenity is the feeling that nothing is.”
-Thomas S. Szasz

“The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.”

“Only boring people feel bored.”

“The word aerobics comes from two great words: ‘aero’, meaning ‘ability to’, and ‘bics’, meaning ‘withstand tremendous boredom.”
-Dave Barry

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

“The cure for boredom is curiosity.”
-National Geographic

“The cure for boredom is curiousity”, says Nat Geo. Let’s ask the cat.”
-Paula Peralejo

“Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes.”
-Susan Sontag

“Miss Searle had always considered boredom an intellectual defeat.”
-Mary Renault

“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

“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


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