Boredom: The desire for desires – Leo Tolstoy

40 Best Boredom Quotes – Words of Great Wisdom

The truth is that everyone is bored,
and devotes himself to cultivating habits.

Albert Camus

(1913 – 1960, French philosopher, author, and journalist)

Quote visualisation: Boredom is a sickness the cure for which is work; pleasure is only a palliative - Pierre-Marc-Gaston de Levis

He who seeks rest finds boredom.
He who seeks work finds rest.

Dylan Marlais Thomas

(1914 – 1953, Welsh poet)

I can excuse everything but boredom.
Boring people don’t have to stay that way.

Hedy Lamarr

(1914 – 2000, Austrian and American film actress and inventor)

Boredom is the conviction that you can’t change…
the shriek of unused capacities.

Saul Bellow,
The Adventures of Augie March

(1915 – 2005, Canadian-American writer; he was awarded
the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature,
and the National Medal of Arts)

I abhor the idea of a perfect world.
It would bore me to tears.

Shelby Dade Foote, Jr.

(1916 – 2005, American historian and novelist)

Only those
who want everything done for them
are bored.

William Franklin “Billy” Graham Jr.

(*1918, American evangelical Christian evangelist)

Boredom is the feeling
that everything is a waste of time;
serenity, that nothing is.

Thomas Stephen Szasz

(1920 – 2012, American academic, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst)

You’ll find boredom
where there is the absence of a good idea.

Earl Nightingale

(1921 – 1989, American radio personality,
writer, speaker, and author)

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