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"A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you."  (Bert Leston Taylor)

"Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours."  (Dale Carnegie)

"Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it."  (Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 1872-1970)

"Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself."  (Gerald Brenan)

"I like boring things."  (Andy Warhol, Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up)

"If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all."  (John Cage)

"Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?"  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Our lives are repetitious shams--every single day a simulacrum of the previous day. So for Man, he is out to pepper his daily activities with different things--he's fighting against boredom."  (Matthew Lotti)

"Plato was a bore."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore."  (Samuel Butler)

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