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Boredom is rage spread thin. ...
by Paul Tillich

Boredom is rage spread thin.
- Paul Tillich

Language... has created the word "loneliness"
to express the pain of being alone.
And it has created the word "solitude"
to express the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich

Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed
to become to fulfill his destiny.
- Paul Tillich

Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith.
- Paul Tillich

 

Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically,
because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
- Paul Tillich

Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by,
and turned to, the infinite.
- Paul Tillich

Being religious means asking passionately the question
of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers,
even if the answers hurt.
- Paul Tillich

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Cruelty towards others is always also cruelty towards ourselves.
- Paul Tillich

The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears
when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
- Paul Tillich

He who risks and fails can be forgiven.
He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
- Paul Tillich

The first duty of love is to listen.
- Paul Tillich

Astonishment is the root of philosophy.
- Paul Tillich

I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of
God without embarrassment.
- Paul Tillich

Faith is the state of being ultimately concerned.
- Paul Tillich

Neurosis is the way of avoiding non-being by avoiding being.
- Paul Tillich

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself,
in spite of being unacceptable.
- Paul Tillich

Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude
expresses the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich

If my tongue were trained to measures,
I would sing a stirring song.
- Paul Tillich

There is no love which does not become help.
- Paul Tillich

Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
- Paul Tillich

We can speak without voice to the trees and the clouds
and the waves of the sea.
Without words they respond through the rustling of
leaves and the moving of clouds and the murmuring of the sea.
- Paul Tillich

Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern,
a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary
and which itself contains the answer to the question
of a meaning of our life.
- Paul Tillich

Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that
ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God.
Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is
on the verge of an act of faith.
- Paul Tillich

Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone.
It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone.
And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One must, in one's life, make a choice between boredom and suffering.
- Madame de Stael

The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always
preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety.
- Osbert Lancaster

Boredom: the desire for desires.
- Leo Tolstoy

Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate.
It doesn't.
It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
- Arthur Helps

I can excuse everything but boredom.
Boring people don't have to stay that way.
- Hedy Lamarr

Variety is more than a means of avoiding boredom,
since art is more than an entertainment of the senses.
- Rudolf Arnheim

To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom:
it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do.
- Heraclitus

Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination:
both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation,
and one leads to the other.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Discussing how old you are is the temple of boredom.
- Ruth Gordon

Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
- Wendell Phillips

Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints
to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.
- Confucius

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Something opens our wings.
Something makes boredom and hurt disappear.
Someone fills the cup in front of us:
We taste only sacredness.
- Rumi

It's precisely in those moments when I don't know what to do,
boredom drives one to try a host of possibilities to
either get somewhere or not get anywhere.
- Anish Kapoor

He who seeks rest finds boredom.
He who seeks work finds rest.
- Dylan Thomas

Only the most acute and active animals are capable of boredom.
- A theme for a great poet would be God's boredom on
the seventh day of creation.
- Lewis Cass

As soon as you set foot on a yacht you belong to some man,
not to yourself, and you die of boredom.
- Coco Chanel

The presidency has many problems, but boredom is the least of them.
- Richard M. Nixon

I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble.
My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of
the problems with Hollywood celebrities.
- Hedy Lamarr

Who wants a world in which the guarantee that we shall
not die of starvation entails the risk of dying of boredom?
- Raoul Vaneigem

If I planned everything out in advance,
I'd expire of boredom.
- Peter Straub

How some of the writers I come across get through their
books without dying of boredom is beyond me.
- William Gaddis

People of Wealth and the so called upper class suffer the most from boredom.
- George Sanders

It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars,
who, in the known alone, would shrivel up with boredom.
- Wallace Stevens

It's the boredom that kills you.
You read until you're tired of that.
You do crossword puzzles until you're tired of that.
This is torture.
This is mental torture.
- Jack Kevorkian

Boredom is always counter-revolutionary.
Always.
- Guy Debord

One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom.
- Muriel Spark

Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience.
A rustling in the leaves drives him away.
- Walter Benjamin

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time;
serenity,
that nothing is.
- Thomas Szasz

As actors, the thing we have to fight,
more than even the business part of making movies,
is boredom.
- Linda Fiorentino

The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms,
under the shadow of cosmic boredom.
- Guy de Maupassant

Boredom is...
a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins
of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
- Bertrand Russell

There's no excuse to be bored.
Sad, yes.
Angry, yes.
Depressed, yes.
Crazy, yes.
But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.
- Viggo Mortensen

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we
tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
- Walter Annenberg

Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil,
no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads.
This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world.
The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.
- Earl Nightingale

One must chose in life between boredom and suffering.
- Madame de Stael

Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?
- Emile M. Cioran

Morality is a venereal disease.
Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage,
boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
- Karl Kraus

Sooner barbarity than boredom.
- Theophile Gautier

The life of the creative man is lead,
directed and controlled by boredom.
Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes.
- Susan Sontag

In love there are no vacations.
No such thing.
Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that.
- Marguerite Duras

The chief product of an automated society is a widespread
and deepening sense of boredom.
- C. Northcote Parkinson


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