Boring People Quotes

Most popular boring people quotes

The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Discussing how old you are is the temple of boredom.

age

She has the reputation of being outspoken—by no one.

witty insults

The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
If you haven't struck oil in five minutes, stop boring!

oratory

Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
If you can't stand solitude, maybe you bore others, too.

solitude

A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
It takes a lot of skills to be virtuous without being boring.

virtue

Politeness is the art of bearing boredom without being bored.

boredom

A bore is a fellow who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
Bores bore each other, too, but it never seems to teach them anything.
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.

boredom

Bores. People who talk of themselves, when you are thinking only of yourself.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
If you have once thoroughly bored somebody it is next to impossible to unbore him.
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.
Society is now one polished horde,
Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored.
It is absurd to divide people into good or bad.  People are either charming or tedious.

charm

People who insist on telling their dreams are among the terrors of the breakfast table.
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the highest flights of their art.
Most of my contemporaries at school entered the World of Business, the logical destiny of bores.
A bore is someone who persists in holding his own views after we have enlightened him with ours.

funny human nature

A bore: Someone who persists in holding to his own views after we have enlightened him with ours.
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
Highly educated bores are by far the worst; they know so much, in such fiendish detail, to be boring about.
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one-and-a-half times his own weight in other people's patience.

funny

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrational bipeds who hurt only themselves.
Under pressure, people admit to murder, setting fire to the village church, or robbing a bank, but never to being bores.
Taking sides is the beginning of sincerity, and earnestness follows shortly afterwards, and the human being becomes a bore.

earnestness

A bore is a fellow talker who can change the subject to his topic of conversation faster than you can change it back to yours.

funny

He never spares himself in conversation. He gives himself so generously that hardly anybody else is permitted to give anything in his presence.
A gossip is one who talks about others; a bore is one who talks about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself.

gossip conversation