boredom

A Quote by Bert Taylor on boredom

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A bore is a man who when asked how he is, tells you.

Bert Taylor

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A Quote by Bert Taylor on boredom

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A bore is a man who has nothing to say and says it anyway.

Bert Taylor

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A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on boredom, happiness, and pain

The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

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A Quote by Madame Anne Louise Germaine de Staël on boredom and life

One must choose in life between boredom and torment.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael (1766 - 1817)

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A Quote by Anatole France on boredom, despair, humanity, and lies

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on boredom, listening, and wishes

Bore: n. a person who talks when you wish him to listen.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on boredom, earth, and god

The merely well-informed man is the most useless bore on God's earth.

Alfred Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on boredom and wives

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. No man has ever dared to proclaim his illicit amours so frankly as this same tom caterwauling on the tiles.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Collected Essays

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A Quote by A. A. Milne on boredom and needs

Bores can be divided into two classes: those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject.

A. A. Milne

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