Quotations The Best Quotes About Dissatisfaction  

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

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There are three wants which never can be satisfied: that of the rich, who wants something more; that of the sick, who wants something different; and that of the traveler, who says, Anywhere but here. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes. Doug Horton

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If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else. Simone Weil

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Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus

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As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death. George Bernard Shaw

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The idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, All centuries but this, and every country but his own. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

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A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings. Don Marquis

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In a land which is fully settled, most men must accept their local environment or try to change it by political means; only the exceptionally gifted or adventurous can leave to seek his fortune elsewhere. In America, on the other hand, to move on and make a fresh start somewhere else is still the normal reaction to dissatisfaction and failure. W. H. Auden

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If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger. Hubert Humphrey

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No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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No sooner is your ocean filled, than he grumbles that it might have been of better vintage. Try him with half of a Universe, of an Omnipotence, he sets to quarrelling with the proprietor of the other half, and declares himself the most maltreated of men. Always there is a black spot in our sunshine: it is even as I said, the Shadow of Ourselves. Thomas Carlyle

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The chemistry of dissatisfaction is as the chemistry of some marvelously potent tar. In it are the building stones of explosives, stimulants, poisons, opiates, perfumes and stenches. Eric Hoffer