Best Quotes About Complaints And Complaining Quotations
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Best Quotes About Complaints And Complaining

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A list of the best complaints and complaining quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous complaints and complaining quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic complaints and complaining quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about complaints and complaining?" and "What are inspirational complaints and complaining quotes?"

This list includes notable complaints and complaining quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest complaints and complaining quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite complaints and complaining sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness. Confucius

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

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    Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it. Anthony J. D'Angelo

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    Had we not faults of our own, we should take less pleasure in complaining of others. François Fénelon

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    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. Samuel Johnson

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

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    When any anxiety or gloom of the mind takes hold of you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaining; but exert yourselves to hide it, and by endeavoring to hide it you drive it away. Samuel Johnson

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    Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him. Samuel Johnson

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

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    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

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    To hear complaints is tiresome to the miserable and the happy. Samuel Johnson

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    I believe in grumbling; it is the politest form of fighting known. Edgar Watson Howe

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    I felt sorry for myself because I had no shoes -- until I met a man who had no feet.

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

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    It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare. Edmund Burke

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    There is one topic peremptorily forbidden to all well-bred, to all rational mortals, namely, their distempers. If you have not slept, or if you have slept, or if you have headache, or sciatica, or leprosy, or thunder-stroke, I beseech you, by all angels, to hold your peace, and not pollute the morning. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    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

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    Never excuse, never explain, never complain.

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    Complaint is the largest tribute Heaven receives. Jonathan Swift

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    Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy. Benjamin Franklin

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    Never complain. Never explain. Henry Ford

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

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    Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves. William Temple

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    The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease. Josh Billings

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    One chops the wood, the other does the grunting.

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    He that falls by himself never cries.

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    The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity. Samuel Johnson

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    Noise proves nothing, Often a hen who has laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid. Mark Twain

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    The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it. Lou Holtz

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

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    When people complain of life, it is almost always because they have asked impossible things of it. Ernest Renan

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    One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.

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    The world is sad enough without your woe. Orison Swett Marden

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    Those who do not complain are never pitied. Jane Austen

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