Quotes About Boring

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Lemony Snicket
“It is terribly rude to tell people that their troubles are boring.”
Lemony Snicket, The Blank Book

Le secret d'ennuyer est celui de tout dire.
(The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.)"

(Sept Discours en Vers sur l'Homme, 1738)”

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it, have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible, and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works, or of the kinds of writing that they evidently prefer.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Leo Tolstoy
“Everything intelligent is so boring.”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Andy Warhol
“I like boring things.”
Andy Warhol

Alysha Speer
“I choose to write because it's perfect for me. It's an escape, a place I can go to hide. It's a friend, when I feel out casted from everyone else. It's a journal, when the only story I can tell is my own. It's a book, when I need to be somewhere else. It's control, when I feel so out of control. It's healing, when everything seems pretty messed up.
And it's fun, when life is just flat-out boring.”
Alysha Speer

Jarod Kintz
“I’m not good at talking. Can’t I just nod my way through a conversation? It’s better than nodding off.”
Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

Rebecca McKinsey
“I'd rather be a little weird than all boring.”
Rebecca McKinsey

Jarod Kintz
“We talked for four hours. Well, I talked for four, and she listened for two.
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

Alice Walker
“Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it.”
Alice Walker

Jarod Kintz
“I watch baseball on TV like my cat watches the window. Somebody open the blinds so we can see better!”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Robert Cormier
“He hated to think of his own life stretching ahead of him that way, a long succession of days and nights that were fine - not good, not bad, not great, not lousy, not exciting, not anything.”
Robert Cormier, The Chocolate War

Anne Frank
“But I won't bore you any longer on the subject of old men. It won't make things any better and all my plans of revenge (such as disconnecting the lamp, shutting the door, hiding his clothes) must be abandoned in order to keep the peace. Oh, I'm becoming so sensible! ...”
Anne Frank

Susan Elizabeth Phillips
“I sure do miss that woman. Smart. Funny. Sweet. She never gave me a moment's trouble."

"Gosh, I'm sorry about that. I knew it was boring between you two, but not that bad.”
Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Call Me Irresistible

Charles Bukowski
please give your
bodies and your
the young men
deserve them

there is
no way
I would welcome
senseless hell
you would bring

I wish you
in bed

but not

Charles Bukowski, You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense

Jarod Kintz
“Mondays are mundane, like Tuesdays minus 24 hours.
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

François de La Rochefoucauld
“We are almost always bored by just those whom we must not find boring.”
François de La Rochefoucauld

Jarod Kintz
“If you catch me talking in my sleep, your conversation bored me.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

“My best day ever. Got up. Had breakfast. Came to school. Bored, as usual. Wishing I wasn't there, like usual. Kids ignoring me, suits me fine. Sitting with the other retards—we’re so special. Wasting my time. Yesterday was the same, and it's gone, anyway. Tomorrow may never come. There is only today. This is the best day and the worst day. Actually it's crap.”
Rachel Ward, Numbers

Jarod Kintz
“I've been able to sleep with my eyes open ever since I started watching baseball.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Criss Jami
“Drinking is such a necessity to human life that people cannot fathom an individual who, like a child confined to a church pew, gets little enjoyment out of it and would rather do other things.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Michael Crichton
“I believe my life has a value, and i don't want to waste it thinking about clothing.
I don't want to think about what i will wear in the morning. Truly, can you imagine anything more boring than fashion?”
Michael Crichton

Jarod Kintz
“A blanket would be a great surface to print my new book on, so you could read it in bed while you’re having boring, obligatory sex with your spouse, who’s as dry and exciting as a sack of flour. 
Jarod Kintz, A brick and a blanket walk into a bar

Jarod Kintz
“A miracle every day would cease to be miraculous—it would be mundane. Though even a boring sunset is still glorious.”
Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

Jarod Kintz
“I watch basketball like I watch baseball: I don’t. I’d much rather watch grass grow. Actually, golf isn’t that bad.”
Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life

Emma Wildes
“I take it, since you sought to change matters, I was the one you found boring.”
Emma Wildes, Lessons From a Scarlet Lady

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Success and failure can both make you lose appetite and concentration, don't let it bother or over-excite you, just think them away as a mere thing that had just happened, and get along with your life.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Jarod Kintz
“My job is so boring I’m thinking of boring a second hole into my penis.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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