History books which contain no lies are extremely dull.
It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on boring future generations.
I'm not afraid of life and I'm not afraid of death: Dying's the bore.
Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember how many times we have told it to the same persons?
Work keeps us from three great evils: boredom, vice, and poverty.