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I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble. My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of the problems with Hollywood celebrities.
Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There's a rebirth that goes on with us continuously as human beings. I don't understand, personally, how you can be bored. I can understand how you can be depressed, but I just don't understand boredom.
Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?
Emile M. Cioran
Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
Boredom is a concept that I don't understand.
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.
It's the boredom that kills you. You read until you're tired of that. You do crossword puzzles until you're tired of that. This is torture. This is mental torture.
Rules equal boredom, and I don't like that.
In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
I finally overcame my phobia, and now I approach flying with a sort of studied boredom - a learned habit, thanks to my learn-to-fly-calmly training - but like all former flying phobics, I retain a weird and feverish fascination with aviation news, especially bad news.
Don't try to 'fix' the child's boredom - rather, let the child find his or her inner resources.
Idleness allows you to turn a situation from boredom to pleasure.
It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do, boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to either get somewhere or not get anywhere.
How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me.
Punk was a protest against work and against boredom. It was a sign of life, a rant, a scream, a rejection of bourgeois morals. But have things improved since then? Arguably, they've got worse.
Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom.
There's too much down time making movies. That leads to boredom. And that leads to trouble.
The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.
C. Northcote Parkinson
Thanks to Twitter, iPads, BlackBerrys, voice-activated in-dash navigation systems, and a hundred other technologies that offer distraction anywhere, anytime, boredom has loosened its grip on us at last - that once-crushing 'weight' has become, for the most part, a memory.
My drive to put myself on the line comes from boredom. From that feeling when you go to bed and think, 'What did I do today?' It doesn't have to be something monumental, just a feeling that you really tried to look at something, or look into something.
If I have to spend prolonged periods of time in a trailer, I go mad. Stuck in a metal box doing nothing, I lie there paralysed with boredom.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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