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A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife.
Whenever I met anyone who knew anything, I would bore them stiff until they told me what they knew.
I love stories. When I'm writing, what I pretend subconsciously is that we're cavemen, we're sitting around the fire, and I'm telling you stories. If I bore you, you're probably going to pick up a big club and hit me over the head.
The distinctions of fine art bore me to death.
Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
We are not forgiven because we are good. We are forgiven because Christ bore our sins.
Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.
I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully.
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.
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.
When I'm writing, what I pretend subconsciously is that we're cavemen, we're sitting around the fire, and I'm telling you stories. If I bore you, you're probably going to pick up a big club and hit me over the head.
What men don't want, in fact what anyone who's any sort of thrill-seeking, intelligent adult doesn't want, is some crushing bore describing their emotions in real time every waking hour.
People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.
They really stay just characters to me. I look at them, and I don't see always the same person up there. And hopefully, people will see that too. Because it's very easy to bore people, and that's a killer. So hopefully that won't happen.
The only thing an actor owes his public is not to bore them.
Feminists bore me to death. I follow my instinct and if that supports young girls in any way, great. But I'd rather they saw it more as a lesson about following their own instincts rather than imitating somebody.
He was not only a bore; he bored for England.
For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents.
Reading is a huge effort for many people, a bore for others, and, believe it or not, many people prefer watching TV.
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.
We estimated that we could make one of four cylinders with 4 inch bore and 4 inch stroke, weighing not over two hundred pounds, including all accessories.
I like to mix it up, yeah. I don't sort of think,'Oh, I need to do a comedy, I've done three dramas this year.' I don't think of it like that, but I definitely from project to project I feel like I want to just do something different all of the time and stop, I don't want to bore myself or anyone else.
I get diminishing returns when I bore myself in an interview.
I believe in books that do not go to a ready-made public. I'm looking for readers I would like to make. To win them, to create readers rather than to give something that readers are expecting. That would bore me to death.
Bore children, and they stop reading. There's no room for self-indulgence or showing off or setting the scene.
Less is a bore.
I soon found law school an unmitigated bore.
Constance Baker Motley
A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you.
The greatest concubines in history knew that everything revealed with nothing concealed is a bore.
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