Boring Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old boring quotes, boring sayings, and boring proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. Marilyn Monroe
We are almost always bored by just those whom we must not find boring. Francois De La Rochefoucau
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. Michel de Montaigne
Being dull and boring is far more tragic than being tacky. Thom Filicia
There is nothing boring in life except ourselves Nadia Boulanger
Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody. Helen Gurley Brown
For most people, life would be boring without meaningful work. Tim Ferriss
The secret of boring people lies in telling them everything. Anton Chekhov
The secret of being boring is to say everything. Voltaire
Being bored is an insult to oneself. Jules Renard
Perfection is boring. If a face doesn't have mistakes, it's nothing. Kevyn Aucoin
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
Never be bored, and you will never be boring. Eleanor Roosevelt
There is no such thing as a boring person when you are lonely or extremely bored. Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It gets so boring you know just to do the same thing over and over again. Jennifer Aniston
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half of the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it. Bertrand Russell
Beauty without expression is boring. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Boredom is only for boring people with no imagination. Tim Tharp
Boring is a syndrome of being too simple. Deyth Banger
Nothing is boring if you look at carefully. Freeman Dyson
The most boring scenes are the scenes where a character is alone. Chuck Palahniuk
One way to prevent conversation from being boring is to say the wrong thing. Francis Joseph Sheed
Life is never boring, but some people choose to be bored. Wayne Dyer
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowded room with boring people than I feel on my own. Henry Rollins
Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it. John C. Maxwell
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring. Chuck Palahniuk
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
Too much good taste can be boring. Diana Vreeland
Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception. E. V. Lucas
Running became boring because it's so predictable. I got to a point where I knew what my competition could do. Peter Snell
I guess we'd be living in a boring, perfect world if everybody wished everybody else well. Jennifer Aniston
A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view, only a boring something made of wood. Franz Kafka
There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors, because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting. There have to be other things. Tim Robbins
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. Baron de Montesquieu
Just standing around looking beautiful is so boring, really boring, so boring. Michelle Pfeiffer
A finished person is a boring person. Anna Quindlen
We tend to do period stuff because it helps make it one step removed from boring everyday reality. Ethan Coen
Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring. Hilaire Belloc
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
I thought that subtitles are boring because they're there generally to serve us with information to make you understand what people are saying in a different language. Tony Scott
One must work, if not from inclination, at least out of despair. Since it proves, on close examination, that work is less boring than amusing oneself. Charles Baudelaire
The only way a woman can ever reform a man is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life. The Picture of Dorian Gray
No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film. Robert Adams
What if it's boring or if it's not boring, it might be too revealing, or worse, it might be too revealing and still be boring. Lily Tomlin
There's a danger of the Internet just becoming loud, ugly and boring with a thousand voices screaming for attention. Matt Drudge
God help us if we ever take the theater out of the auction business or anything else. It would be an awfully boring world. A. Alfred Taubman
I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don't have to stay that way. Hedy Lamarr
Sometimes the most positive thing you can be in a boring society is absolutely negative. John Lydon
Highly educated bores are by far the worst; they know so much, in such fiendish detail, to be boring about. Louis Kronenberger
Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. Frank Zappa
Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it. Alice Walker
Every kind of music is good, except the boring kind. Gioachino Rossini
There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness. Aldous Huxley
There is nothing more boring for an intelligent woman than to spend endless amounts of time with small children. Doris Lessing
An honest lie is better than a boring truth. Marcel Wanders
You can't want to be happy, because that's too easy and too boring. Paulo Coelho