Popular Quotes and Sayings about Boredom

The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you. ~Nancy Astor

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. ~Dorothy Parker

Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored. ~George Saunders

Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him. ~John Barrymore

Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible. ~Frank Moore Colby

Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most. ~Joseph Wood Krutch

The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal. ~H. L. Mencken

A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you. ~Bert Leston Taylor

Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house. ~James Thurber

Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone? ~James Thurber

There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else. ~James Thurber

Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead. ~James Thurber

You can fool too many of the people too much of the time. ~James Thurber

Every hero becomes a bore at last. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson