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Now, when so many have leisure, they have become detached from themselves, not merely from the earth. From all the widened horizons of our greater world, a thousand voices call us to come near, to understand and to enjoy, but … Continue reading

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Antidotes For Boredom: D H Lawrence

In the ancient recipe, the three antidotes for dullness or boredom are sleep, drink and travel. It is rather feeble. From sleep you wake up, from drink you become sober, and from travel you come home again. And then where … Continue reading

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Laziness, Relaxation and Boredom: Anon

There is laziness and laziness. It takes a first class brain to relax without being bored. Anon The illustration is by Kasia from Warszawa (Warsaw), Polska (Poland) via Wikimedia

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Boredom and Ennui

Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves? Friedrich Nietsche I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. Oscar Wilde The illustration is by Jae via Wikimedia.  She (he?) says: … Continue reading

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