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Boredom is a positive attitude's enemy.
Boredom is the very opposite of beauty and truth. Life has been sacrificed to profit, and the result is boredom on a massive scale.
Boredom is what you fight. Constant, ever-present boredom. So you learn to look forward to small things. Sunlight glimpsed through a cloud, an extra piece of pie or candy, good thread to sew your blouse, a ribbon to wear in your hair.
A certain amount of boredom is ... essential to a happy life
Boredom is a sign that you're detached from your own bodily experience and aren't living in the present moment.
Boredom is the mind's scar tissue.
Boredom is my worst enemy. It's killed a lot of my friends, but it won't get me. When I get bored, I go risk my life somewhere.
Boredom is just "What's the use?" in disguise. And "What's the use?" is fear, and fear means you are secretly in despair. So put your fears on the page. Put anything on the page. Put three pages of it on the page.
Boredom is the effort used in suppressing something negative.
Boredom is restlessness of the soul. It is an internal message reminding you that you're better than the stagnancy you've settled for.
Boredom is a terrible affliction of the soulless.
In one terrible instant, that terrible thing happened, the single most tragic experience of my, and just about any, childhood: boredom.
Boredom is the conviction that you can't change ... the shriek of unused capacities.
Boredom is actually the feeling of being trapped doing one thing while wanting to do something else. If we have no sense of being stuck, we simply leave the dull situation
Boredom has a bad rap. Its true character reveals you are deep inside your comfort zone. Boredom is a docent beckoning toward the edges of a labyrinth.
Boredom dismantles the mind, renders it superficial, out at the seams, saps it from within and dislocates it.
Boredom is your mind and body's way of telling you you're not living up to your potential.
Boredom, like beauty, is in the mind of the beholder. 'There is no such thing as an uninteresting subject,' said Chesterton. 'The only thing that can exist is an uninterested person.
Boredom is the specter that haunts children from kindergarten to graduation on every continent.
It's boredom. No other reason than that.
My boredom might be described as a malady affecting external objects and consisting of a withering process; an almost instantaneous loss of vitality
just as though one saw a flower change in a few seconds from a bud to decay and dust.
Boredom is like a pitiless zooming in on the epidermis of time. Every instant is dilated and magnified like the pores of the face.
Boredom is usually what spurs either bad decisions or any decision at all.
In the years since, I've discovered there's a lot to be said for boredom.
One would expect boredom to be a great yawning emotion, but it isn't, of course. It's a small niggling thing.
I have a very low boredom threshold.
Boredom doesn't exist where creativity lives.
Even boredom has its crises.
I have a really low boredom threshold.
I always think boredom is to some extent the fault of the bored.
Most people, they're trying to escape from boredom, but I'm trying to get into the thick of boredom. That's why I'm not complaining when I say my life is boring. It was enough to make my wife bail out, though.
Boredom rests upon the nothingness that winds its way through existence; its giddiness, like that which comes from gazing down into an infinite abyss, is infinite.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
According to Gur's theory of boredom, everything that happens in the world today is because of boredom: love, war, inventions, fake fireplaces - ninety-five percent of all that is pure boredom.
There is only one thing worse than boredom, and that is the fear of boredom.
When we learn to TOLERATE boredom, we find out who we really are.
The inexorable boredom that is at the core of life.
Boredom can be just another construct of the mind....There is always something new to notice.
In medieval times, if someone displayed the symptoms we now identify as boredom, that person was thought to be committing something called acedia, a 'dangerous form of spiritual alienation'
a devaluing of the world and its creator.
Boredom was my bedmate and it was hogging the sheets.
Boredom has an important function, because pushing through it can unleash creativity.
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.
We know what boredom is: it is a dull
Impatience or a fierce velleity,
A champing wish, stalled by our lassitude,
To make or do. In the strict sense, of course,
We invent nothing, merely bearing witness
To what each morning brings again to light
People say: idle curiosity. The one thing that curiosity cannot be is idle.
Boredom is simply romanticism with a morning-after thirst.
The one sure means of dealing with boredom is to care for someone else, to do something kind and good.
Remember - boredom is the enemy, not some abstract failure.
Boredom is a symptom of a conditioned and closed mind. If you are bored, you're doing yourself a tremendous disservice. Open your mind, break-free from your conditioned routine, and reignite the flames of excitement and discovery.
Boredom and booze
cause and effect.
Boredom is the laboratory where new enthusiasms prepare themselves,
Boredom is vastly underrated. Boredom means that nothing is trying to kill you every day.
I've seen excitement, and I've seen boredom. And boredom was best.
Boredom can be a very good thing for someone in a creative jam.
When Boredom comes, it is the time during which discovery is to be made. That is the time during which real effort (purushartha) can be made. But instead, people push it aside.
If you want to cure boredom, be curious. If you're curious, nothing is a chore; it's automatic - you want to study. Cultivate curiosity, and life becomes an unending study of joy.
Why did I allow myself to be bored ever in the past and to compensate for it got high or drunk or rages or all the tricks people have because they want anything but serene understanding of just what there is, which is after all so much.
Boredom is not in the world, but in the way we see the world.
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.
Boredom is the secret to releasing pleasure. Once something becomes so tedious that its purpose becomes secondary to its nature, then the real work can start.
You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
I've never been someone who's very prone to boredom. I don't know, boredom seems like something you should grow out of at about 15 or 16. There's so much that needs to be done.
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.
Most people can't handle boredom. That means they can't stay on one thing until they get good at it. And they wonder why they're unhappy.
Bored is a four-letter word.
To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
Boredom is actually the most plentiful substance in the universe.
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.
I hate getting bored.
There are moments when, faced with our lack of success, I wonder whether we are failures, proud but impotent. One thing reassures me as to our value: the boredom that afflicts us. It is the hall-mark of quality in modern men.
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other.
This thing called curiosity ... it's a scary thing.
When you pay attention to boredom it gets unbelievably interesting.
Boredom is all about perception. It's a self-diagnosis, plain and simple. If you don't realize you're bored, you're not.
I suppose, like most young people nowadays, boredom is what you dread most in the world, and yet, I can assure you, there are worse things.
Boredom is certainly not an evil to be taken lightly: it will ultimately etch lines of true despair onto a face. It makes beings with as little love for each other as humans nonetheless seek each other with such intensity, and in this way becomes the source of sociability.
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.
This disease of curiosity.
One of the worst forms of mental suffering is boredom, not knowing what to do with oneself and one's life. Even if man had no monetary, or any other reward, he would be eager to spend his energy in some meaningful way because he could not stand the boredom which inactivity produces.
The worst thing in life is boredom. When people don't know what to do with themselves, they are very, very poor.
It is not enough to accept boredom, you must embrace it. It is only when you have completely embraced it that you can go beyond it.
There is a lot to do in life than to get bored with.
Boredom and fatigue are great historical forces.
Boredom is the most horrible of wolves.
Most people, he muses, they're trying to escape from boredom, but I'm trying to get into the thick of boredom.
Boredom is nothing but the experience of a paralysis of our productive powers.
Never in the history of boredom has anyone been more bored than I am right now.
If sleep is the apogee of physical relaxation, boredom is the apogee of mental relaxation. Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.
Flight from boredom is the mother of all art.
Boredom turns a man to sex, a woman to shopping, and it drives newscasters berserk.
The only way to stave off boredom, in a complex domesticated primate like humankind, is to increase one's intelligence. This is not appealing to the average primate, who instead invents emotional games (soap opera and grand opera dramatics).
Curiosity is an addictive drug.
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.
We get bored with everything, my angel, it's a law of nature: it's not my fault.
Boredom is a certain sign that we are allowing our faculties to rust in idleness.
Life is so interesting that sometimes it can make you bored.
Boredom is a fearsome prospect. There's a limit to the number of cars and microwaves you can buy. What do you do then?
Boring is the right thought at the wrong time.
The average man gets his living by such depressing devices that boredom becomes a sort of natural state to him.
Boredom is a disease, too.
Every time I think I've touched bottom as far as boredom is concerned, new vistas of ennui open up.