Quotes with bore
I don't want to spend the rest of my life doing as Toscanini did, studying and restudying 50 pieces of music. It would bore me to death. I want to want to conduct. I want to play the piano. I want to write for Hollywood. I want to write symphonic music. I want to keep on trying to be, in the full sense of that wonderful word, a musician. I also want to teach. I want to write books and poetry. And I think I can still do justice to them all.
Interview with The New York Times.
There is an obligation not to bore or be bored yourself in doing your work. If a writer is bored, the reader will be too.
We often boast that we are never bored, but yet we are so conceited that we do not perceive how often we bore others.
His conscience bore him good witness, but with the modesty of noble minds he was ready enough to think that he might have made many mistakes.
Life of St. Francis d'Assisi (1894)