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Discontent Quotes

Have you ever sat and rued over your present situation and longed for better things and a better future? Discontentment is an integral part of human nature that stems from dissatisfaction and disappointment. Human wants are almost inexhaustible and so are their dreams and aspirations. In the roller coaster ride of life, it is a folly to expect everything to fall into your scheme of things all the time. The secret to happiness is to be satisfied with whatever you have. Trail down these discontent quotes and inspire yourself to a satisfied life and living.

Jimmy Carter

I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president.

Joe Rogan

Apartment living is tough action. Just the whole idea that you share a washer and dryer always freaked me out.

James Madison

The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.

Dwight L. Moody

I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.

Dave Barry

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at least 172 miles per hour upside down.

Edgar Watson Howe

A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him.

Karl Marx

Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.

Ambrose Bierce

An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.

Adolf Hitler

Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.

Robin Williams

I'm sorry, if you were right, I'd agree with you.

Carl Jung

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.

Francis Bacon

Acorns were good until bread was found.

Dorothy Day

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life.

Andre Gide

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Steve Martin

An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.

Ambrose Bierce

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

Dave Barry

Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.

Dan Quayle

My friends, no matter how rough the road may be, we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right.

George Santayana

Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions; their reasons are always different.

Adam Smith

No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.

D. H. Lawrence

But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.

Christopher Morley

Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.

John F. Kennedy

We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

Maya Angelou

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

Courtney Love

Being a rock widow is not my job, so I would hire people to do it for me.

Coco Chanel

I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.

Thomas Paine

Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true.

P. G. Wodehouse

I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.

Ambrose Bierce

Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.

Adam Smith

Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.

Henry James

It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.

Edgar Watson Howe

For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone.

Billy Joel

There's a deep-seated paranoia that Americans have about not being Americans or something.

Courtney Love

I don't need plastic in my body to validate me as a woman.

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George Bernard Shaw

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

Golda Meir

Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!

Henry Ward Beecher

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.

Alexander Hamilton

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.

Aldous Huxley

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.

Audre Lorde

In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.


Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.

Courtney Love

I'm not a woman. I'm a force of nature.

Lord Byron

I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.

Lewis Carroll

Make a remark,' said the Red Queen; 'it's ridiculous to leave all the conversation to the pudding!

Groucho Marx

Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?

John Stuart Mill

Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.

Hillaire Belloc

I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure all the time.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds worse.

Elton John

I've always had a body image problem. No self esteem. And that will never leave me.

Dan Quayle

We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.

Alan Watts

The reason we want to go on and on is because we live in an impoverished present.

Billie Jean King

It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.

Billy Joel

Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself.

Chuck Palahniuk

Your birth is a mistake you'll spend your whole life trying to correct.

Dave Barry

A Mission Statement is a dense slab of words that a large organization produces when it needs to establish that its workers are not just sitting around downloading Internet porn.

Ambrose Bierce

What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends.

Dave Barry

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly for the purpose of diddling with his computer.

Dave Barry

Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.

Elbert Hubbard

Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation .

Mahatma Gandhi

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.