Ennui had more distractions far more amusing than the automatons of a watchmaker in Mühlenberg. - Steven Millhauser
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters. - M. F. K. Fisher
Life is islands of ecstasy in an ocean of ennui, and after the age of thirty land is seldom seen.
What makes people tick? Life can be a trap of ennui, but imagery may be a redemptive escape from dullness. The iconic power and exuberance of images generate an inexorable addiction that needs to be gratified without respite. Here and now! ("Give me more images") - Erik Pevernagie