35 Quotes About Boredom in Relationships


Being bored is not always a bad thing. Boredom offers great value in creativity. Here are some great quotes about boredom in relationships that can negatively effect you.

“Boredom is always counter-revolutionary. Always.”

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

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

“Boredom is the deadliest poison.”

“Boredom is the fear of self.”

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

“Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself.”

“Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not ‘yours,’ not personal. They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.”

“Boredom: the desire for desires.”

“He had been bored, that’s all, bored like most people. Hence he had made himself out of whole cloth a life full of complications and drama.”

“I am convinced that boredom is one of the greatest tortures. If I were to imagine Hell, it would be the place where you were continually bored.”

“I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.”

“In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.”

“Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?”

“Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.”

“Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”

“My despair is less despair than boredom and loneliness.”

“One must choose in life between boredom and suffering.”

“Perhaps the world’s second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.”

“She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn’t boring.”

“Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.”

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”

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

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

“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”

“There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.”

“There’s no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes, Crazy, yes. But there’s no excuse for boredom, ever.”

“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.”

“Unless a man has been taught what to do with success after getting it, the achievement of it must inevitably leave him a prey to boredom.”

“Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire. Confucius”

“When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored.”

“When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.”

“When you pay attention to boredom it gets unbelievably interesting.”

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

“Your true traveller 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.”

Why are some people always bored and never satisfied? There are many benefits associated to being bored.

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