Quotes of Complaint

“ A bodily disease which we look upon as whole and entire within itself, may, after all, be but a symptom of some ailment in the spiritual part. ”

- Nathaniel Hawthorne

“ I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception. ”

- Mark Twain

“ I believe in grumbling; it is the politest form of fighting known. ”

- Edgar Watson Howe

“ The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease. ”

- Henry Wheeler Shaw

“ Complaint is the largest tribute Heaven receives. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ To hear complaints is tiresome to the miserable and the happy. ”

- Unknown

“ What do sad complaints avail if the offense is not cut down by punishment. ”

- Horace

“ When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for. ”

- John Milton

“ I'm happy writing full-time and I've been making a living off it so far. I haven't had any complaints with it at all. I'm happy. ”

- Larry Brown

“ The diseases of the present have little in common with the diseases of the past save that we die of them. ”

- Agnes Repplier

“ If there had been a censorship of the press in Rome we should have had today neither Horace nor Juvenal, nor the philosophical writings of Cicero. ”

- Voltaire

“ I will not be as those who spend the day in complaining of headache, and the night in drinking the wine that gives it. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ I can't complain, but sometimes I still do. ”

- Joe Walsh

“ It is the growling man who lives a dog's life. ”

- Coleman Cox

“ There are some people who knock the pyramids because they don't have elevators. ”

- Jim Ferree

“ Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean. ”

- Confucius

“ Don't complain that you are not getting what you want, Just be glad you are not getting what you deserve! ”

- Unknown

“ Don't complain that you are not getting what you want, Just be glad you are not getting what you deserve! ”

- Unknown

“ He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ Tears and complaints - the means which I have called water power - can be an extremely useful weapon for disturbing cooperation and reducing other to a condition of slavery. ”

- Alfred Adler

“ Never excuse, never explain, never complain. ”

- Motto

“ Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn't take any brains to complain. ”

- Robert A. Cook

“ The squeaking wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced. ”

- Unknown

“ Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe. ”

- Orison S. Marden

“ Those who complain about the way the ball bounces are often the ones who dropped it. ”

- Unknown

“ To hear complaints is tiresome to the miserable and the happy. ”

- Johnson

“ We lose the right of complaining sometimes, by denying something, but this often triples its force. ”

- Laurence Sterne

“ When a person finds themselves predisposed to complaining about how little they are regarded by others, let them reflect how little they have contributed to the happiness of others. ”

- Unknown
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