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Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying? - Sir Arthur Helps


A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


Obesity is a mental state, a disease brought on by boredom and disappointment. - Cyril Connolly


A certain power of enduring boredom is essential to a happy life. The lives of most great men have not been exciting except at a few great moments. A generation that cannot endure boredom will be a generation of little men. - Bertrand Russell


Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty, his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure. - Aldous Huxley


No man ever dared to manifest his boredom so insolently as does a Siamese tomcat when he yawns in the face of his amorously importunate wife. - Aldous Huxley


The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes. - Saul Steinberg


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