Books - the best antidote against the marsh-gas of boredom and vacuity.
Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Obesity is a mental state, a disease brought on by boredom and disappointment.
It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
The concept of boredom entails an inability to use up present moments in a personally fulfilling way.
Boredom: the desire for desires.
Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.
Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
Boredom is nothing but the experience of a paralysis of our productive powers.
I am convinced that boredom is one of the greatest tortures. If I were to imagine Hell, it would be the place where you were continually bored.
You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea
Boredom is rage spread thin
Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother.
Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
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.
The most terrible thing about materialism, even more terrible than its proneness to violence, is its boredom, from which sex, alcohol, drugs, all devices for putting out the accusing light of reason and suppressing the unrealizable aspirations of love, offer a prospect of deliverance.
Over-excitement and boredom are states of mind which I equally shun.
Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.