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What a bore.

What a bore!

To be honest, his talks are always a bore.

A bore is a person who talks when you wish him to listen.

Unbroken happiness is a bore: it should have ups and downs.

My friends always say I'm too reserved, but my family always says I'm too much of a bore.

I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy.

Less is a bore.
(Robert Venturi)

Plato was a bore.
(Friedrich Nietzsche)

Unrequited love's a bore.
(Lorenz Hart)

Never ask a bore a question.
(Mason Cooley)

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It's such a Bore Being always Poor.
(Langston Hughes)

Cancer, like any other illness, is a bore.
(Alan Bennett)

He was not only a bore; he bored for England.
(Malcolm Muggeridge)

Nane can mak a bore but ye'll find a pin for't
(Scottish proverb)

The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
(Voltaire)

The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
(Voltaire)

A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
(Bert Leston Taylor in The So-Called Human Race, )

The surest way to get rid of a bore is to lend money to him.
(Paul Louis Courier)

It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one.
(C.S. Lewis)

A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
(Henry Ford)

Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
(Jean Baudrillard)

Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore.
(Cecil Beaton)

A bore is a man who deprives you of solitude without providing you with company.
(Gian Vincenzo Gravina)

Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
(Bernard Cornwell)

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore.
(H.L. Mencken)

Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham.
(Winston Churchill)

The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.
(H.L. Mencken)

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

The greatest concubines in history knew that everything revealed with nothing concealed is a bore.
(Geoffrey Beene)

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
(Kitty O'Neill Collins)

Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.
(Wallace Stevens)

March Madness suddenly seems like such a bore by comparison.
(Ben Bolch in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Miniseries based on J.K. Rowling's novel is a bit of a bore.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

You're despairing of your uncouth youth... but you don't want to be a bore.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Ivy Pochoda expected a tour of antebellum homes in Louisiana with her mother to be a bore.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Novelist Ivy Pochoda expected a tour of antebellum homes in Louisiana with her mother to be a bore.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Also today: Ellar Coltrane becomes a model, Downton Abbey becomes TV history, and Russell Brand becomes a bore.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Whether you think it a bore or the best night of the year, for the vast majority of us tonight will involve alcohol in one way or another.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

As parents worry their kids will get stuck with a burnout, a bore or a scary drill-sergeant type, more schools are trying to limit parents' input.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight was a bit of a bore, but the outrageous spectacle of it all was the way that boxing and Vegas should be.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

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