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The tendency is to blame boredom on the environment. "This town is really dull" or "What a boring speaker." The particular town or speaker is never dull, it is you experiencing the boredom, and you can eliminate it by doing something else with your mind or energy at that moment.
I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don't have to stay that way.
Boredom is essentially a thwarted desire for events, not necessarily pleasant ones, but just occurrences such as will enable the victim of ennui to know one day from another. The opposite of boredom, in a word, is not pleasure, but excitement.
Too many church services start at eleven sharp and end at twelve dull.
Boredom can be just another construct of the mind....There is always something new to notice.
God created woman. And boredom did indeed cease from that moment-but many other things ceased as well!
Without a job all there is to life is boredom and insecurity.
Mid-grade readers don't have short attention spans, they just have low boredom tolerance.
Hell is more like boredom, or not having enough to do, and too much time to contemplate one's deficiencies.
What we feel at prayer is God's business, not ours, and we must strive to be totally abandoned to the presence of 'consolation' or of boredom when we pray. A clear understanding that the value of our prayer does not depend upon how we feel is extremely important if we are to persevere in prayer. So many people feel that if their prayer is distracted it cannot be pleasing to God, and are therefore led to abandon their efforts precisely when fidelity is of the most importance.
I asked myself whether a life devoid of any affection, of any goal, a life one fills with a thousand trifles intended to relieve its monotony, populated with human beings one seeks out in order not to be alone and whom one flees to avoid being bored by them, whether such a life isn't ridiculous, whether anything whatsoever wouldn't be preferable.
Only a fraction of sane people enjoy their own company. The rest endure it.
Sometimes I think it is because we remember when we could smoke in pubs, and that we pull our phones out together as once we pulled out our cigarette packets. But probably it’s because we are easily bored.
Logan Pearsall Smith
One can be bored until boredom becomes a mystical experience.
I should think a dead language would be rather boring, socially speaking.
Writing is a deeply immersive experience. When the words are flying, the house could be burgled and I wouldn’t notice. I have a low boredom threshold and I like intensity – writing is a way of escaping the quotidian.
And allow me again to assure you that when you've got yourself going, doing your True Will, you won't find you have any time to get bored.
Boredom is actually the most plentiful substance in the universe.
I'm so bored. I went to the food locker yesterday to visit my meat.
So when I arrived in Saudi Arabia in August of 2001, as there was no chemical, biological, or nuclear war going on, all I prepared for was to be bored until it was time to go home. Obviously, that plan failed.
U. G. Krishnamurti
Nature is interested in only two things--to survive and to reproduce one like itself. Anything you superimpose on that, all the cultural input, is responsible for the boredom of man.
Boredom is the most horrible of wolves.
Every time I think I've touched bottom as far as boredom is concerned, new vistas of ennui open up.
The boring thing about being interesting is that you bore boring people.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The problem in public life is learning to overcome terror; the problem in married life is learning to overcome boredom.
A sure cure for boredom: fast until you are ravenous.
Ana Claudia Antunes
Rain's pouring and it's too cold. All people bored and I even accord What to do but spell a tale told: So once upon a time a land in the shore...
Animals can be understimulated, but hardly bored.
Goodbye. I am leaving because I am bored.
You ought not to be ashamed of being bored. What you ought to be ashamed of is being boring.
We did everything possible to keep up the spirits of the men, but it was exceedingly difficult because there was nothing for them to do.
Ništa nije strašnije, kaže žena, nego kada upitaš nekoga da li te voli, a onda na njegovom licu ugledaš izraz takve dosade da bi najradije zaboravila da postojiš. Ali pitanje je već postavljeno, reči vise u vazduhu kao opran veš i preostaje ti jedino da ćutiš i čekaš odgovor koji ionako ništa ne znači. (Dosada)
I have often thought that when I do die it will be of sheer boredom.
Artists never seem to get bored with life.
Alain De Botton
But the answer isn't just to intimidate people into consuming more 'serious' news; it is to push so-called serious outlets into learning to present important information in ways that can properly engage audiences. It is too easy to claim that serious things must be, and can almost afford to be, a bit boring. The challenge is to transcend the current dichotomy between those outlets that offer thoughtful but impotent instruction on the one hand and those that provide sensationalism stripped of responsibility on the other.
What i'm trying to say is this. A certain kind of shittiness, a certain kind of stagnation, a certain kind of darkness, goes on propogating itself by its own power in its own self-contained cycle. And once it passes a certain point, no one can stop it - even if the person himself wants to stop it.
Profound boredom, drifting here and there in the abysses of our existence like a muffling fog, removes all things and men and oneself along with it into a remarkable indifference. This boredom reveals being as a whole.
Wouldn't it help you to realize that you really do live in an epic if your life had a soundtrack?
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Bored with the upsetting realities of the day? Then leave yourself to the calming mysteries of the night!
It seems ironic, expecting the unexpected, like she had fabricated pieces of her story to make it more interesting. Considering my boredom with the current version, I can't imagine the first draft.
Hard work never killed a man. Men die of boredom, psychological conflict, and disease. They do not die of hard work.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I wish to speak with all respect of persons, but sometimes I must pinch myself to keep awake, and preserve the due decorum. They melt so fast into each other, that they are like grass and trees, and it needs an effort to treat them as individuals.
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
If you're not part of the freaks, you're part of the boredom.
To 'know your place' is a good idea in politics. That is not to say 'stay in your place' or 'hang on to your place', because ambition or boredom may dictate upward or downward mobility, but a sense of place - a feel for one's own position in the control room-is useful in gauging what you should try to do.
People who understands how to convert their time into useful products do not complain of boredom.
People seek new jobs, cars, music systems, televisions or house because they are tired of the existing ones. Their boredom gets alleviated when they are looking at the various options available in the market for these things and then trying to figure out the finance part of it—to buy it with down payment or EMI—and dreaming of the joy of having new things in their lives. However, their boredom is back again once they get used to their new acquisition.
George H. W. Bush
What's wrong with being a boring kind of guy?
The inexorable boredom that is at the core of life.
To remain lying on thorns (kanta) is called boredom (kantado).