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There's no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.
I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
Boredom always precedes a period of great creativity.
Robert M. Pirsig
Boredom: the desire for desires.
Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.
When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not 'yours,' not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other.
It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.
Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.
Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
Marilyn vos Savant
When you pay attention to boredom it gets unbelievably interesting.
Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances.
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.
In the U.S., you have to be a deviant or die of boredom.
William S. Burroughs
Idle people are often bored and bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel. It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great preoccupations in our time.
After I dropped out of college at the age of 19, I became a mortgage broker, and when I went back to school I thought about going into real estate law. I probably would have made a lot more money and died of boredom by now.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
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