18 Quotes Regarding Bore


There is no bore like a clever bore.
Samuel Butler

Good words by the third time will even bore the dogs.
Chinese Proverb

Faith of the bore: everything is worth saying.
Mason Cooley

Never ask a bore a question.
Mason Cooley

If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be—not understood, but divined.
Remy De Gourmont

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I’m past that age.
Katherine Hepburn

We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
François La Rochefoucauld

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

Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
Don Marquis

A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you.
Elsa Maxwell

It’s a sad truth that everyone is a bore to someone.
Llewellyn Miller

Family lore can be a bore, but only when you are hearing it, never when you are relating it to the ones who will be carrying it on for you. A family without a storyteller or two has no way to make sense out of their past and no way to get a sense of themselves.
Frank Pittman

People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.
Ezra Pound

Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong-Kong.
Vita Sackville-West

Bore. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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