Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves.
I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States. No man can form an adequate idea of the real meaning of the word, without coming here.
And I am quite serious when I say that I do not believe there are, on the whole earth besides, so many intensified bores as in these United States.
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.
Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself.
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.
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
When people are bored it is primarily with themselves.
Bores can be divided into two classes; those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject.
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me. I like weather rather than climate.