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If you look at the literature of the 19th century, you get things like Kafka and Dostoevsky, who basically write about feeling bored and alienated. That's because we lost contact with the important things in life like work that you enjoy, or the garden, nature, your family and friends.
I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction - by skipping the parts that bored me.
I don't like to get bored and don't like to repeat myself.
I was a classic attention deficit disorder kid, always bored and mouthing off at school.
I feel like, in general in my work life, my main goal has been to just be in a situation where I'm not bored with my job. That's been the entire principle. Got my wish.
I get bored quite easily, so I like to keep my mind entertained by challenging myself.
I think I'm better wired for television. I love variety as far as a project. I'm easily bored and the schedule of a television show, it just keeps you going.
I get bored talking about myself, but I can talk about the work.
Being steeped in the process of learning and exploring keeps me from becoming too nervous. Partly it's about not getting bored.
I get invited to premieres, and I've been to a few fashion shows and stuff, but I always get really bored. I feel quite awkward. You have to wear something by them, and it all feels like, 'Why am I doing free advertising for you?'
Bat for Lashes
I can't imagine getting bored with comedy or thinking comedy is beneath us suddenly.
The biggest risk with a series that goes on this long is that you'll get bored with the character.
In short, humans are programmed to get bored.
Stress is not the spice of life any more than arsenic is. And without it, you won't feel bored.
Andrew J. Bernstein
And I'm not as young as I once was. At my age, I don't have time to be bored.
I get bored if I do the same thing. The only constant that I have in my life is that I start whatever I do with my Total Gym, because I believe it helps keep me from getting injured.
I guess I would just say that in general, one of my weaknesses is that I love everything. There's too much of everything to keep up with it all. I get bored with Silicon Valley technology a lot. I've always had much more of a draw to the people who are doing things for love than the people who are doing things for money.
I'd love to see us get to a point where you can make a movie and not worry about the limits of the violence. Then I think they'd get so violent that people would get bored of it.
As far as pleasures, you've got to have limits. You shouldn't have too much of good things, so you'll always have a desire for more and you won't get bored.
I don't want to be bored; I don't want to be with someone I don't respect.
If I'm not doing anything, I get really antsy and bored.
Once I found these sticker things for your nails - Sally Hansen - those were really fun to do. They're really fun to do when you're bored, and it's better than painting your nails because you don't mess up. It looks really good, very professional. I tried a zebra one that was really pretty, but I always get a little bored of it.
I get kind of bored on the treadmill, but I do it. And I do a little bit of weight training. I'm really into the BOSU ball. You have to balance on it, and I do weights and squats on it. I'm pretty good at it, I feel sort of like a Karate Kid.
I am not bored at all. I am not bored in the least.
That was the beginning of modern acting for me. You don't have to tell a camera everything. It gets bored if you do and wants to look elsewhere.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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