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boredom Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about boredom
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“Simply this: hunting had ceased to be what you call `a sporting proposition.′ It had become too easy. I always got my quarry. Always. There is no greater bore than perfection.”
Richard Connell
author
The Most Dangerous Game
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Sanger Rainsford
General Zaroff
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“Tedium is the worst pain.”
Grendel
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“Hey man, it passes the time.”
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“It was a silly notion: the whole thing has been a bore.”
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“Talk’s the way to kill it. Anything gets boring if you talk about it enough, even death.”
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“A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people’s business.”
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“O the sad music of it all, I’ve done it all, seen it all, done everything with everybody.”
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“Inwardly: alone. Here. Living under the land, under the sea, in the belly of AM, whom we created because our time was badly spent and we must have known unconsciously that he could do it better.”
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“If we define the nature of our lives by the mistake of the moment or the defeat of the hour or the boredom of the day, we will define it wrongly. We need roots in the past to give obedience ballast and breadth; we need a vision of the future to give obedience direction and goal. And they must be connected. There must be an organic unity between them.”
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My despair is less despair than boredom and loneliness.
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“Human beings make life so interesting. Do you know, that in a universe so full of wonders, they have managed to invent boredom.”
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“Of course boredom may lead you to anything. It is boredom sets one sticking golden pins into people, but all that would not matter. What is bad is that I dare say people will be thankful for the gold pins then. ”

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