Plato was a bore.
Not everyone who talks less or keeps quiet whenever they are with or around you does that because they find you interesting or knowledgeable; some people do that because they find you boring or ignorant.
Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham.
I suppose society is wonderfully delightful. To be in it is merely a bore. But to be out of it is simply a tragedy.
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
The secret of being a bore... is to tell everything.
A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
We always get bored with those whom we bore.
Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
The cafes bore me; going downstairs is a nuisance. Painting and sleeping - that's all there is.
I have a good mind but I don't like to bore anyone with it.
Endless motorbike talk can and does bore me.
'Thou shalt not bore' is a commandment that should be at the centre of our ambitions.
Unrequited love's a bore.