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One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.
A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you.
Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more.
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
We are not forgiven because we are good. We are forgiven because Christ bore our sins.
Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
I love the physical thing of being on the earth that bore you. I have the same feeling when I walk in a very beautiful place that I have when I play and it goes right.
Jacqueline du Pre
Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
H. L. Mencken
It's such a Bore Being always Poor.
I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife.
Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
You can't learn to write in college. It's a very bad place for writers because the teachers always think they know more than you do - and they don't. They have prejudices. They may like Henry James, but what if you don't want to write like Henry James? They may like John Irving, for instance, who's the bore of all time.
I like to go full bore into something. If you have a backup plan, then you've already admitted defeat.
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?
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.
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.
I actually regard Facebook as a huge bore, but I cannot refrain from participating in it. I guess I crave the feeling of hope it gives me to think that today will be different from yesterday, that I will find an interesting comment or poke or video, and on the extremely rare occasion when that happens, I am just thrilled.
Plato was a bore.
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.
Henry A. Kissinger
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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