Ennui Quotes

Collection of top 75 famous quotes about Ennui

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Ennui Quotes By Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton: The curse of the great is ennui. The curse of the great is ennui. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
Ennui Quotes By Oscar Wilde: Ennui is the enemy. Ennui is the enemy. Oscar Wilde
Ennui Quotes By David Foster Wallace: Irony and hip ennui are extremely authoritarian. Irony and hip ennui are extremely authoritarian. — David Foster Wallace
Ennui Quotes By Don DeLillo: The thinness of contemporary life. I can poke The thinness of contemporary life. I can poke my finger through it. — Don DeLillo
Ennui Quotes By Julian May: What's your usual gig?""Physical fitness coach. I find What's your usual gig?"

"Physical fitness coach. I find it rather humdrum. Your assignment will be a welcome break in the quotidian ennui. — Julian May
Ennui Quotes By Amor Towles: ennui - that dreaded mire of the human ennui - that dreaded mire of the human emotions. — Amor Towles
Ennui Quotes By Marsha Norman: I'm just not having a very good time I'm just not having a very good time and I don't have any reason to think it'll get anything but worse. I'm tired. I'm hurt. I'm sad. I feel used. — Marsha Norman
Ennui Quotes By Emil Cioran: Ennui is the echo in us of time Ennui is the echo in us of time tearing itself apart. — Emil Cioran
Ennui Quotes By Sophie Swetchine: We are amused through the intellect, but it We are amused through the intellect, but it is the heart that saves us from ennui. — Sophie Swetchine
Ennui Quotes By Gregory Maguire: I mean, evil and boredom. Evil and ennui. I mean, evil and boredom. Evil and ennui. Evil and the lack of stimulation. Evil and sluggish blood. — Gregory Maguire
Ennui Quotes By Blaise Pascal: The state of man is inconstancy, ennui, anxiety. The state of man is inconstancy, ennui, anxiety. — Blaise Pascal
Ennui Quotes By Tahereh Mafi: I hate the lackadaisical ennui of a sun I hate the lackadaisical ennui of a sun too preoccupied with itself to notice the infinite hours we spend in its presence. — Tahereh Mafi
Ennui Quotes By Ninon De L'Enclos: Gossip, like ennui, is born of idleness. Gossip, like ennui, is born of idleness. — Ninon De L'Enclos
Ennui Quotes By Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon: Philosophy may raise us above grandeur, but nothing Philosophy may raise us above grandeur, but nothing can elevate us above the ennui which accompanies it. — Francoise D'Aubigne, Marquise De Maintenon
Ennui Quotes By Terry Pratchett: HUMAN BEINGS MAKE LIFE SO INTERESTING. DO YOU HUMAN BEINGS MAKE LIFE SO INTERESTING. DO YOU KNOW, THAT IN A UNIVERSE SO FULL OF WONDERS, THEY HAVE MANAGED TO INVENT BOREDOM. (Death) — Terry Pratchett
Ennui Quotes By Henry David Thoreau: Undoubtedly the very tedium and ennui which presume Undoubtedly the very tedium and ennui which presume to have exhausted the variety and the joys of life are as old as Adam. — Henry David Thoreau
Ennui Quotes By Tatamkhulu Afrika: Love is an emotion too often threatened by Love is an emotion too often threatened by ennui to attain to the grand passion for which I have long since ceased to hope. — Tatamkhulu Afrika
Ennui Quotes By Joseph Fink: failed to yield to hooded figures, resulting in failed to yield to hooded figures, resulting in mandatory citywide ennui for hours. — Joseph Fink
Ennui Quotes By Charles Caleb Colton: As the gout seems privileged to attack the As the gout seems privileged to attack the bodies of the wealthy, so ennui seems to exert a similar prerogative over their minds. — Charles Caleb Colton
Ennui Quotes By F Scott Fitzgerald: With the awakening of his emotions, his first With the awakening of his emotions, his first perception was a sense of futility, a dull ache at the utter grayness of his life. — F Scott Fitzgerald
Ennui Quotes By Madame Roland: Ennui is the disease of hearts without feeling, Ennui is the disease of hearts without feeling, and of minds without resources. — Madame Roland
Ennui Quotes By Margaret Halsey: Every time I think I've touched bottom as Every time I think I've touched bottom as far as boredom is concerned, new vistas of ennui open up. — Margaret Halsey
Ennui Quotes By Ralph Waldo Emerson: Ennui shortens life, and bereaves the day of Ennui shortens life, and bereaves the day of its light. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ennui Quotes By David Mitchell: The xcursion helped dislodge your ... sense of The xcursion helped dislodge your ... sense of ennui? — David Mitchell
Ennui Quotes By Aaron Allston: Ennui and lethargy are waging a war inside Ennui and lethargy are waging a war inside me. — Aaron Allston
Ennui Quotes By Luke Rhinehart: Life is islands of ecstasy in an ocean Life is islands of ecstasy in an ocean of ennui, and after the age of thirty land is seldom seen. — Luke Rhinehart
Ennui Quotes By William Edward Hartpole Lecky: Anxiety and Ennui are the Scylla and Charybdis Anxiety and Ennui are the Scylla and Charybdis on which the bark of human happiness is most often wrecked. — William Edward Hartpole Lecky
Ennui Quotes By Bret Easton Ellis: Looking at Tim, one cannot help feeling great Looking at Tim, one cannot help feeling great waves of uncertainty, an absence of aim, of purpose, as if he is a person who simply doesn't matter. — Bret Easton Ellis
Ennui Quotes By Bertrand Russell: Boredom is therefore a vital problem for the Boredom is therefore a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it. — Bertrand Russell
Ennui Quotes By Chuck Palahniuk: Now is the autumn of our ennui. Now is the autumn of our ennui. — Chuck Palahniuk
Ennui Quotes By Alexander Pushkin: Thus peopleso it seems to meBecome good friends Thus people
so it seems to me
Become good friends from sheer ennui. — Alexander Pushkin
Ennui Quotes By Marina Leigh Duff: Boredom looms over the liveliest lessons, seeking to Boredom looms over the liveliest lessons, seeking to destroy. — Marina Leigh Duff
Ennui Quotes By Elizabeth Taylor: Time went by. It could be proved that Time went by. It could be proved that it did, although so little happened. — Elizabeth Taylor
Ennui Quotes By D.H. Lawrence: There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink and travel. — D.H. Lawrence
Ennui Quotes By Jean-Jacques Rousseau: That which renders life burdensome to us generally That which renders life burdensome to us generally arises from the abuse of it. — Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Ennui Quotes By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: After work, she wandered around the center of After work, she wandered around the center of Baltimore, aimlessly, interested in nothing. Was this what the novelists meant by ennui? — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Ennui Quotes By Johnny Rich: He thought of hanging himself, to pass the He thought of hanging himself, to pass the time. — Johnny Rich
Ennui Quotes By Max Stirner: If the child has not an object that If the child has not an object that it can occupy itself with, it feels ennui; for it does not yet know how to occupy itself with itself. — Max Stirner
Ennui Quotes By James Fox: Oh God, not another fucking beautiful day. Oh God, not another fucking beautiful day. — James Fox
Ennui Quotes By Ursula K. Le Guin: On top of pique, umbrage, and ennui. Oh, On top of pique, umbrage, and ennui. Oh, the French diseases of the soul. — Ursula K. Le Guin
Ennui Quotes By Ninon De L'Enclos: Ennui, the parent of expensive and ruinous vices. Ennui, the parent of expensive and ruinous vices. — Ninon De L'Enclos
Ennui Quotes By Mason Cooley: Adrenalin dispels boredom. Run, you sufferers from ennui! Adrenalin dispels boredom. Run, you sufferers from ennui! Run for your lives! — Mason Cooley
Ennui Quotes By Eda J. Vor: Some people just live out their whole lives Some people just live out their whole lives with some sort of ache in their heart they never resolve. — Eda J. Vor
Ennui Quotes By Arthur Schopenhauer: Necessity is the constant scourge of the lower Necessity is the constant scourge of the lower classes, ennui of the higher ones. — Arthur Schopenhauer
Ennui Quotes By George Bancroft: Ennui is the desire of activity without the Ennui is the desire of activity without the fit means of gratifying the desire. — George Bancroft
Ennui Quotes By Michael Perry: I am paddling laps in a demitasse of I am paddling laps in a demitasse of home-brewed ennuiMichael Perry
Ennui Quotes By Will Durant: How much more suffering is caused by the How much more suffering is caused by the thought of death than by death itself. — Will Durant
Ennui Quotes By Letitia Elizabeth Landon: Social life is filled with doubts and vain Social life is filled with doubts and vain aspirings; solitude, when the imagination is dethroned, is turned to weariness and ennui. — Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Ennui Quotes By Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand: I love nothing and that is the true I love nothing and that is the true cause of my ennui. — Marie Anne De Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise Du Deffand
Ennui Quotes By Ralph Waldo Emerson: Pain, indolence, sterility, endless ennui have also their Pain, indolence, sterility, endless ennui have also their lesson for you, if you are great. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ennui Quotes By Tama Janowitz: I had a hunger for things I knew I had a hunger for things I knew realistically I didn't actually care for. — Tama Janowitz
Ennui Quotes By Alexandre Dumas: Oh, believe me, that when three great passions, Oh, believe me, that when three great passions, such as sorrow, love, and gratitude fill the heart, ennui can find no place." "You — Alexandre Dumas