Quotation Explorer - 'Boring'

I had the most boring office job in the world...I used to clean the windows on envelopes. - Rita Rudner
I’m not beholden to the confirmation of your prejudices; to be perfectly frank, the prospect of confining the female characters in my story to placid, helpless secondary places in the narrative is so goddamn boring that I would rather not write at all. - Scott Lynch
This is the theory… that anything that is art… is presumably about some certain thing, but is really always about something else, and it’s no good having one without the other, because if you just have the something it is boring and if you just have the something else it’s irritating. - Edward Gorey
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself. - Charles Baudelaire
The most boring thing in the entire world is nudity. The second most boring thing is honesty. - Chuck Palahniuk
Only boring people get bored. - Ruth Burke
Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating. - Simone Weil
Life is happy when u make it. Its boring when u hate it - Sreeja Pai
The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception. - E. V. Lucas
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. - Marilyn Monroe
Revision means throwing out the boring crap and making what’s left sound natural. - Laurie Halse Anderson
I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry. - Stephen Hawking
Without Purpose, LIVING is downgraded to Breathing a boring routine of inhaling oxygen - waiting to exhale - Fela Durotoye
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
No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax This won't hurt - Hunter S. Thompson
You're just being cryptic again. It's like soap opera sex. Lots of boring dialogue and when they finally do go to bed, everything's dark and covered by blankets. - Ragnar Tørnquist
A life filled with challenge will never be boring. - Laurel McHargue
If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it. - Frank Zappa
I am boring, but I'm ok with it. I'm the anchor, the shoulder...I'm an average man...with a truly extraordinary wife - Jasper Fforde
The only way a woman can ever reform a man is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life. - Oscar Wilde
There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. - Kurt Cobain
If literature stays away from evil, it rapidly becomes boring. - Georges Bataille
I don't read such boring things. Life is too short. - György Ligeti
Philosophy is so interesting that it makes you feel boring. - Debasish Mridha
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. - Michel de Montaigne
At least I’m not afraid, and no one will ever call me boring. - A.D. Posey
People are attracted more towards bad things because being good has been turned into a boring duty. No adrenaline & dopamine rush, no rewards! - Saurabh Sharma
Some people are so boring that you are more bored when you are with them than when you are alone. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some people want to know their future; trust me it gets BORING! - Harrish Sairaman
The only thing worse than a perilous adventure is a boring one. - Lemony Snicket
Don't live a dull boring life. Spice it up. Have u realized that you wont live forever.- - RVM
Torah is not merely a collection of prohibitions, rigid strictures and boring observances. Rather, it is a narrative of the blessings and promises of God initially offered to one person and family, but through which the whole world will ultimately be blessed. - Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
I felt a hole boring through my heart. It was carving a scar that would never heal. I was a man. A man doesn't cry at lost love. Never. Instead, he turns hard. From now on, I would live up to my name"...Rattler. - Barry Andrew Chambers
my problem is that my body acts before my brain thinks... it sometimes brings me huge trouble, or also huge success. recently, my body and brain got come to an agreement. it may be far better to live this gambling life than living in boring average ...they at least make my art more interesting - Hiroko Sakai
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. - Charles de Montesquieu
I guess we'd be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well. - Jennifer Aniston
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print. - Dave Barry
Being a Christian, for some other people, is not cool-praying, reading bible, lifting your hands while singing Christian songs, listening to a boring sermon? But would it still be cool if you're already in hell? Think about that. - Aby Santos
Loveless work, boring work, work valued only because others haven't got even that much, however loveless and boring--this is one of the harshest human miseries. - Wisława Szymborska
Personally, I believe Young Adult to be an arbitrary title that means the book "Can be enjoyed by anyone/Has a main character who’s not quite an adult/Isn’t really boring. - Shannon Hale
Sometimes it seems like "pain" is too obvious a place to turn for inspiration. Pain isn't always deep, anyway. Sometimes it's awful and that's it. Or boring. Surely other things can be as profound as pain. - Ellen Forney
Never expect someone to care for you or to care about your feelings and emotios Everyone's fucking heartless, people just don't give a damn about your stupid feelings or your boring stories. People only know how to fool you around and use you for their own benefits. - Taimoor Madni
The mature man lives quietly, does good privately, takes responsibility for his actions, treats others with friendliness and courtesy, finds mischief boring and avoids it. Without the hidden conspiracy of goodwill, society would not endure an hour. - Kenneth Rexroth
I realize parenting is hard and boring at times and a four-hour break would be super, but this is the job we signed up for. Some days it sucks, but most days it's great. - Jen Mann
In other people's company I felt I was dull, gloomy, unwelcome, at once bored and boring... - André Gide
Life becomes boring when it has no destination or purpose. - Debasish Mridha
Reading books would be boring if you lack imagination... - Himmilicious
Life is boring. People are vengeful. Good things always end. We do so many things and we don’t know why, and if we do find out why, it’s decades later and knowing why doesn’t matter any more. - Douglas Coupland
Real life is sometimes boring, rarely conclusive and boy, does the dialogue need work. - Sarah Rees Brennan
Imagine how boring life would be if we were all the same. My idea of a perfect world is one in which we appreciate each other's differences; one in which we are all equal but definately not the same. - Barbra Streisand
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... - J. R. R. Tolkien
I fight cynicism. It`s too easy. It`s really boring. It`s much harder to be positive and see the wonder of everything. Cynicism is a bunch of people who aren`t as talented as other people, knocking them because they make them feel even more untalented. - Ewan McGregor
Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the night with the other. Though it is irregular, it is less boring this way, and besides, neither of them loses anything through my infidelity. - Anton Chekhov
Depression is boring, I thinkand I would do better to makesome soup and light up the cave. - Anne Sexton
Life is boring when everything is perfect. Life is exciting and joyful when we continuously adjust and change to overcome the imperfection in life. - Debasish Mridha
I hope I can never trust my wife. If I trust her it means I know her. If I know her it means I understand her. If I understand her it means I can control her, and if I can control her it would make her boring and uninteresting… Dear god I hope I can never trust my wife… - Ben Mitchell
Without love, life is so boring. - Debasish Mridha
The sky, with a single star, would be dark and boring. A million stars in the firmament makes for something wondrous and bright. - Beem Weeks
Why live boring, if you can make things exceptional... - Barun Singhania
When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring. - Oscar Wilde
WORSHIP IS ACTION.""Worship is not lazy, boring and sad.Worship is zealous, famous and joyful. - Mac Canoza
Having all the answers just means you've been asking boring questions. - Joey Comeau
Sane is boring. - R.A. Salvatore
Writing is a form of art. Do not use New Times Roman or Arial because it's boring and hackneyed. - Natalya Vorobyova
Traveling there was really boring so I headed for the ditch. It was a rough ride but I met more interesting people there. - Neil Young
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but i feel more lonely in a crowded room with boring people then i feel on my owm. - Henry Rollins
In fiction: we find the predictable boring. In real life: we find the unpredictable terrifying. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Beauty without expression is boring. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Someone's boring me. I think it's me. - Dylan Thomas
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
Perfect people make for boring novels. - HL Balcomb
CRM is rather boring in itself. It's the fortunes you can build using CRM that makes it so interesting. - Michael McCafferty
Don’t hide what you have just because people tell you it’s not normal. I have known normal people…and guess what? They are as boring as hell... - Sidney Knight
I really think I write about everyday life. I don't think I'm quite as odd as others say I am. Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring. - Edward Gorey
There are just two directions in life, the one which is safe but boring, and the other which is delicate but exciting. Now ask yourself, which path will you go? - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
So many wish for magic so many beg for fame, but if you could manifest anything you want life would be a boring game. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The secret of being boring is to say everything. - Voltaire
A finished person is a boring person. - Anna Quindlen
Children can create fun out of nothing and when this great talent is lost you become a boring creature which is called adult! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Perfection is overrated, creativity is the genius and it's better to be considered crazy than to be boring. - Ane Krstevska
Life is boring. People are vengeful. Good things always end. We do so many things and we don't know why, and if we do find out why, it's decades later and knowing why doesn't matter any more. - Douglas Coupland
Weird is the new cool and normal the new boring; Stay weird - Evy Michaels
All romantics meet the same fate someday. Cynical and drunk and boring someone in some dark cafe.
The truth is, if I were going to lose weight successfully, I would have to think about what I eat constantly. I cannot imagine a life more boring and a more time-consuming obsession than being preoccupied with what I eat. - Mindy Kaling
A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing. - George Lucas
Some people are still alive only because they find being dead more boring than being alive. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some people find life boring, there’s too much time. Few find Life so exciting that there’s no time at all and Life just zooms by - RVM
And I find perfect beauty excessively boring, don't you? - Gail Carriger
Plato is boring. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Life is a book that someone else is reading—and you, a key character—hence the need for continual conflict and resolution. We can't have any boring books. - Richelle E. Goodrich
You must have a definite purpose of life and a deep desire to achieve it. Without purpose, life is boring. - Debasish Mridha
You're so easy to read but the book is boring me. - Emilie Autumn
Evil is boring. Cynicism is pointless. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Hopelessness is self-indulgent. On the other hand: Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Chronic ecstasy is a learnable skill. - Rob Brezsny
Life will be very boring without any challenges to overcome. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Don't complain that your life is boring. It is because you never did anything exciting. - Erika Woods
Never be bored, and you will never be boring. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Anyone who complains of a boring party knows only what the party was like after they arrived.
How I ever could have thought he was boring or easy was beyond me’ (Daisy, 'Friendship on Fire', p. 471). - Danielle Weiler
There are no boring jobs, only boring men. - Amit Kalantri
To be a god can ultimately become boring and degrading. There'd be reason enough for the invention of free will! A god might wish to escape into sleep and be alive only in the unconscious projections of his dream-creatures. - Frank Herbert
A life without trouble and tragedy is boring and not a plot for comedy. - Debasish Mridha
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams. - Og Mandino
No one wants to die or even plans to die, at least not when you are young and living life on top of everything, stepping on gold, running the miles with hot chicks on tow, but even if I wasn’t a rock star, and just a normal civilian, I still wouldn’t plan to die young. Death is so boring. - Sofea Shah
We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day. - Brad Meltzer
There is nothing so special or boring nor there are any weak or strong things in this world. It is we and our surficial perception that creates these types of environment - Rajendra Ojha
If you think something is boring, try doing it for two minutes. If you still think it's boring, try it for four. If you still think it's boring, try it for eight, then sixteen, then thirty-two, and so on and so forth. Soon enough you'll find that it's really not boring at all. - John Cage
It is true that success is the most boring thing, it is tinny and brittle, failure runs deeper. Success is dangerous. I have a very complicated relationship with that word. - Arundhati Roy
My idea of a great night is just stayin’ home, reading or playing video games. I’m about as boring as they come, Sorena. I ain’t ever been into stress or drama or excitement. Shit, I’d kill for a nap most days. - Alisha Ashton
If an earth with no other creatures but only humans would be possible, it would be unbearably boring! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I don't know how to have casual conversation. You think you're talking about one thing, and either you are and it's incredibly boring, or you're not because it's subtext and you need a decoder ring. - Sara B. Cooper
Don’t box your children in and tell them that everything is a sin. You’ll produce either rebels, or very boring people. - C. JoyBell C.
Life is Ambition, not for Survive but for Be Better each second, for Superate your Records and to Get your Goals.All the rest is a Redundant Speech & a Boring Literature.You Decide the Direction of your Life, but remains Inspired and Assume all the Consequences.Complacency is Death. - Fernando González y Lozano
Of course I’ve gone mad with power! Have you ever tried going mad without power? It’s boring and no one listens to you!— Russ Cargill - Matt Groening
A little drama wins more friends than boring. - Scott Westerfeld
For some people, life is boring. For some it is exciting. For some life is wrestling while for others it is dancing. For some people life is a long hard reality, and for others it is an ephemeral dream. Life is how you make it or how you take it. - Debasish Mridha
Without travels, our existence, our memories, our literature, our dreams, our everything would be very poor, very boring, very limited! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is exciting because of uncertainty. Certainty make it very dull and boring. - Debasish Mridha
But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - John Green
Where adventure begins, boring life ends; where adventure ends, boring life begins! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Philosophy is so interesting and intriguing that it is almost boring not to be a philosopher. - Debasish Mridha
Probably I'm boring, but I have a reason about it and I'm doing behind this, so take it, like it's a fake face. - Deyth Banger
People who are different are beautiful. Those who follow society are boring. - Gina Adel
Be bold, don't be boring. - Amit Kalantri
You have to let people see what you wrote. It will never be perfect, but perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring. - Tina Fey
Education shouldn’t be boring. It should stimulate the imagination and fill minds with the joy of knowing. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Are you thinking? Are you creating? Ask yourself whenever you feel boring? - Debasish Mridha
The boring thing with taking a walk with someone is that your thoughts are then dictated by the subject or subjects of your conversation; and that is made worse by the fact that most sane people are terrified of silence whenever they are with or near someone. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring. - Chuck Palahniuk
There's no point in fighting for a woman that is rude and boring, just because she's hot. Such woman shortens your lifespan. - Daniel Marques
Some people live such boring lives; it’s Black & White, so dead! I choose to color my life with Fun, some Blue, some Green, some Red. - RVM
Moral writing is boring. - Johan Van Wyk
Never expect someone to care for you or to care for your feelings and emotions, Everyone's fucking heartless, people just don't give a damn about your stupid feelings or your boring stories. People only know how to fool you around for their own benefits... - Taimoor Madni
People that are scared of the dark have great imaginations and are my kind of people. Those who see nothing in the darkness are boring. - Stewart Stafford
Failure is usually boring. It is the credible but unrealized threat of failure that is interesting. - Robin D. Laws
In the long run, We Realize that life without one gender,would end up boring - Maurys Gaucho
You need two things to write a great book: imagination and inclination. Without one, your book will be boring; without the other, your book won't get finished at all. - Ellie Firestone
It`s only the boring who are bored. - W. Somerset Maugham
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