Quotation Explorer - 'Bore'

He Himself bore our sins in His body on the TREE So that we might die to sin and live for righteousness By His wounds you have been healed - Anonymous
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happy hour, the long weekend, the all-inclusive island resort, the sunny beach vacation. Happiness is somewhere else, someplace with boat drinks, some secret, distant state of bliss which if they were given would bore them in minutes. - Geoffrey Wood
Cut off from the land that bore us,Betrayed by the land we find,Where the brightest have gone before us,And the dullest are most behind - Stand, stand to your glasses, steady!'T is all we have left to prize:One cup to the dead already - Hurrah for the next that dies! Bartholomew Dowling - http://www.charlieipcar.com/lyrics/re...
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you. - Bert Leston Taylor
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Culture is activity of thought, and receptiveness to beauty and humane feeling. Scraps of information have nothing to do with it. A merely well informed man is the most useless bore on God's earth. - Alfred North Whitehead
To some education is just a bore; to most education is food for the brain and enrichment for the present and future. - Ana Monnar
It becomes a bore doing imaginative books that do not touch imaginations, and at length one stops even planning them. - H. G. Wells
But no one can rid himself of the preaching clergyman. He is the bore of the age, the old man whom we Sinbads cannot shake off, the nightmare that disturbs our Sunday's rest, the incubus that overloads our religion and makes God's service distasteful. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
First, I thought, almost despairing,This must crush my spirit now;Yet I bore it, and am bearing-Only do not ask me how. - Heinrich Heine
Plato was a bore. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Bore, n.: A person who talks when you wish him to listen. - Ambrose Bierce
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore.
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. - H. L. Mencken
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore. - Samuel Butler
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal. - H. L. Mencken
It is so easy to forget the importance of emotional self-care. Especially when we have obvious symptoms of mental and physical illness. Emotions seem irrelevant, unrelated, invisible. But when we look at a giant oak tree, the seed that bore it is invisible too. - Vironika Tugaleva
And at the closing of the dayShe loosed the chain, and down she lay;The broad stream bore her far away,The Lady of Shallot. - Alfred Tennyson
Faith gives you a concept of the dignity and worth of all work, even simple work, without which work could bore you. - Timothy J. Keller
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything. - Voltaire
A little bunny or some kind of ferret was probablythere too, and bore witness as only rodents can. - John Ashbery
Every hero becomes a bore at last. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one. - C. S. Lewis
The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see. - Edward Abbey
But we are only termites on a planet and maybe when we bore too deeply into the planet there'll be a reckoning. Who knows? - Harry S. Truman
Marriage can bore you but there is a fortitude that comes from it, too. When you need to lean on it, you are so thankful that you can. - Ellen Tien
Interest is never enough. If it doesn't haunt you, you'll never write it well. What haunts and obsesses you may, with luck and labour, interest your readers. What merely interests you is sure to bore them. (from Workbook) - Steven Heighton
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault. - Henry Kissinger
Jenny replied to this with a bitterness which might have surprized a judicious person, who had observed the tranquillity with which she bore all the affronts to her chastity; but her patience was perhaps tired out, for this is a virtue which is very apt to be fatigued by exercise. - Henry Fielding
To drive a woman away, tell her that you are unemployed. To bore her, tell her that you are single. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
My life doesn't bore me, because I know its worth. So when I let you be part of it, ensure you add value and not attempt to devalue it; or else you can never be part of my future. - Gugu Mona
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible. - Frank Moore Colby
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen. - Ambrose Bierce
A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company. - Gian Vincenzo Gravina
Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves? - Friedrich Nietzsche
After all, a woman didn't leave much behind in the world to show she'd been there. Even the children she bore and raised got their father's name. But her quilts, now that was something she could pass on. - Sandra Dallas
A bore is a fellow talking who can change the subject back to his topic of conversation faster than you can change it back to yours. - Laurence J. Peter
Show me a man who has enjoyed his school days and I'll show you a bully and a bore.
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience. - John Updike
Your life have to be filled with interesting tales that it should not bore your grandchildren, when you tell them someday. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
Life is for living and working at. If you find anything or anybody a bore, the fault is in yourself. - Elizabeth I
For me, stories are like WD-40 for the brain: they keep all the wheels and gears and clicky-things running smoothly. Without them, cognitive function becomes a bore. - The Inkslinger
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself. - Gerald Brenan
Men bore me;Women abhor me;Children floor me;Society stinks - J.D. Salinger
A big book is a big bore.
The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore. - H. L. Mencken
Utopias bore me. I'm interested in constructing messy, complicated societies that are full of flaws and then saying, ooh, this is interesting, let's see what happens if I poke it here. And concurrently with this and the previous point, I'm interested in making up cultures that are different - Marie Brennan
I don't pray really, because I don't want to bore God. - Orson Welles
You are free to go, Father," she whispered. "We are all of us free." Olivia finally understood what Mr Tugwell had tried to tell her. This was how it was for every fallen crteature. Christ bore the penalty we each deserve, to purchase our freedom. - Julie Klassen
Don't bore the universe. - Anas Khan (Tech Savvy)
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