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Work is making a living out of being bored.
The worst days are when you feel foggy in the head - chemo-brain they call it. It's awful because you feel boring. As well as bored. And stupid. And resigned.
Musicians tend to get bored playing the same thing over and over, so I think it's natural to experiment.
I like a good boy, but sometimes you get bored.
If you are not bored by life, and your primary motto is enthusiasm and if you like your friends, family around you, it all translates into your designs. That's what keeps the creativity alive.
To wait, for an actor, is not like someone who's waiting to see the doctor. It's not the kind of wait where you get bored.
I have no attention span. I get bored so fast.
If it's all instruction, you get annoyed with it and bored, and you stop reading. If it's all entertainment, you read it quite quickly, your heart going pitty-pat, pitty-pat. But when you finish, that's it. You're not going to think about it much afterward, apart from the odd nightmare. You're not going to read that book again.
I always told my children when they whined... Only the boring are bored.
Tommy Lee Jones
If you don't want to get bored with what you're doing, you have to change.
I've realised that when I don't play people who are complex I get very, very bored, and then lazy, and end up being rubbish.
I write... sonnets... and writing sonnets is boring. You have to find rhymes; you have to write hendecasyllables; so after a while, I get bored and my drawer is overflowing with unfinished short poems.
If in my twenties I'd gotten one of the two-dozen roles that I did screen tests for and almost got, I think I would have become bored with the awards circuit, the whole hype machine.
I was bought an electric guitar when I was 12, but my guitar teacher beat me up. I didn't like guitar lessons and I got quite bored. My teacher was obviously bored giving me lessons, and one day I offered him a liquorice toffee, but he didn't answer. So I threw it at him, it hit him in the face, and he sort of beat me up.
The band's never taken a year off. Last August we decided to take one, and three months in I was bored to tears.
I see artists bored by light-without-heat, irked at gigantic galleries' pushing out art-as-product, leaving behind the over determined for the undetermined, guided by interior voices and bringing us out of a long tunnel to new blueness.
I'm a gemini, and I get so bored so easily. I mean, I have moved six times in the last eight years.
I love going to work out now. It gets out aggression and my trainer really shakes it up so I don't get bored.
He was not only a bore; he bored for England.
If I drive myself to the brink of my ability, then I don't get stale or bored.
I think that I get bored easily with things.
I always get bored with my hair. That's why I would always change it throughout my career.
In small towns, bored teenagers turn their eyes longingly to the exciting doings in the big cities, pining for urban amenities like hipster bars and farmers' markets and indie-rock festivals. Like everyone else, they want the vibrant and they will not be denied.
I have never been bored an hour in my life. I get up every morning wondering what new strange glamorous thing is going to happen and it happens at fairly regular intervals.
William Allen White
It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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