"I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully."
"One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man."
"I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this."
"The distinctions of fine art bore me to death."
"A good way I know to find happiness, is to not bore a hole to fit the plug."
"He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?"
"His imagination conceived and bore - worlds but nothing in these worlds became alive until he discovered its true and living name. The name was the breath of life and, sooner or later, he invariably found it."
"Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible."
"I hope I didn't bore you too much with my life story."
"A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience."