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    Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.

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    A yawn is more disconcerting than a contradiction.

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    Back at the Chateau Windsor there was a rat-like scratching at the door of my room. Vinod, the youngest servant, came in with a soda water. He placed it next to the bag of toffees. Then he watched me read. I was used to being observed reading. Sometimes the room would fill like a railway station at rush hour and I would be expected to cure widespread boredom

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    Before, for me, peace could have been synonymous with boredom.

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    Being a [bank] director is like being a pilot of an aircraft - it's years of boredom and seconds of terror.

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    Beneath a mask of selfish tranquility nothing exists except bitterness and boredom.

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    Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.

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    Books - the best antidote against the marsh-gas of boredom and vacuity

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    BOREDOM with established truths is a great enemy of free men.

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    boredom has a tendency to bring out the worst in people's faces.

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    Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other.

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    Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time. Every instant is dilated and magnified like the pores of the face.

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    Boredom is the biggest problem. The same position. Same day of the week. It becomes boring when you don't bring any added flowers home.

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    Boredom is the keynote of poverty — of all its indignities, it is perhaps the hardest of all to live with — for where there is no money there is no change of any kind, not of scene or of routine. To be able to break out of its dark brown sameness.

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    Boredom makes you do crazy things

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    Boredom turns to panic if my beloved leaves before the usual time.

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    Boredom is a certain sign that we are allowing our faculties to rust in idleness.

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    Boredom is a disease worse than cancer. Drugs cure it.

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    Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.

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    Boredom is the most horrible of wolves.

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    Boredom is the only sure cure for neurosis.

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    Boredom is the specter that haunts children from kindergarten to graduation on every continent.

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    Boredom or being sick of what you've done before is a big part of being in a band.

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    Boredom strives to detach, but finds itself stuck.

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    Boredom, that silent spider, was spinning its web in the darkness in every corner of her heart.

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    Boredom turns a man to sex, a woman to shopping, and it drives newscasters berserk.

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    Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.

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    Boring people are a reflection of boring people.

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    Be politically correct, but please don't bother other people with conversation about being politically correct, because that's the end of everything. You want to create boredom? Be politically correct in your conversation.

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    Boredom and fatigue are great historical forces.

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    Boredom comes not from reality but from people who are only half alive.

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    Boredom dismantles the mind, renders it superficial, out at the seams, saps it from within and dislocates it.

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    Boredom has an important function, because pushing through it can unleash creativity.

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    Boredom provides a stronger inclination to write than anything.

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    boredom was born on a day of uniformity.

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    Boredom is a mask frustration wears.

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    Boredom is an instrument of social control. Power is the power to impose boredom, to command stasis, to combine this stasis with anguish. The real tedium, deep tedium, is seasoned with terror and with death.

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    Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination.

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    Boredom is often the cause of promiscuity, and always its result.

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    Boredom is the beginning of all destruction and everything that is negative.

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    Boredom is the keynote of poverty - of all its indignities, it is perhaps the hardest of all to live with - for where there is no money there is no change of any kind.

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    Boredom is useful to me when I notice it and think: Oh I'm bored; there must be something else I want to be doing... boredom acts as an initiator of originality by pushing me into new activities or new thoughts.

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    Boredom makes me sleepy or restless.

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    Boredom soon overcomes me when I am contemplating nature.

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    Boredom has been used as a technique, it is a device. In Zen, boredom is used as a device: you are bored to death, and you are not allowed to escape. You are not to go outside, you are not to entertain yourself, you are not to do, you are not to talk, you are not to read novels and detective stories. No thrill. No possibility to escape anywhere.

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    Boredom is a blessing when it leads you to wisdom. And boredom is a curse when it leads you to frustration and depression.

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    Boredom is an evil that is not to be estimated lightly. It can come in the end to real despair. The public authority takes precautions against it everywhere, as against other universal calamities.

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    Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character.

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    Boredom is not an end-product, is comparatively rather an early stage in life and art. You've got to go by or past or through boredom, as through a filter, before the clear product emerges.

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    Boredom is nothing but the experience of a paralysis of our productive powers and the sense of unaliveness. Among the evils of life, there are few which are as painful as boredom, and consequently every attempt is made to avoid it.