Trouble Quotes

Genius...has been defined as a supreme capacity for taking trouble...It might be more fitly described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds and keeping them therein so long as the genius remains.

Samuel Butler

Anxiety is the interest paid on trouble before it is due.

Dean William R. Inge

We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies and blasphemers of the name of Christ - be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony.

Peter Stuyvesant

If the white man wants to live in peace with the Indian he can live in peace. There need be no trouble. Treat all men alike. Give them all the same law. Give them all an even chance to live and grow. All men were made by the same Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.

Chief Joseph

Lesbianism has always seemed to me an extremely inventive response to a shortage of men, but otherwise not worth the trouble.

Nora Ephron

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

Franklin P. Jones

Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Bible

Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.

Roger Tory Peterson

You understand my position, sir, there's nothing I can do; I'm a plain, simple man and just want to keep out of trouble. Oh, Sweet Jesus! These plain, simple men!

Robert Oxton Bolt

Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.

Benjamin Franklin

The trouble in modern democracy is that men do not approach to leadership 'til they have lost the desire to lead anyone.

William Henry Beveridge,1st Baron Beveridge of Tug

Trouble is the next best thing to enjoyment. There is no fate in the world so horrible as to have no share in either its joys or sorrows.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Dwight Moody

Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most [people's] minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.

Barbara Deming

If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.

Elbert Hubbard

For the trouble with lying and decieving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.

Hannah Arendt

Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.

Ann Landers

Trouble springs from idleness.

Benjamin Franklin

Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them.

Catherine Drinker Bowen

Trouble is part of your life - if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough.

Dinah Shore

When she became very ill with heart trouble, I saw that it would be impossible for my parents to provide for my studies, and I obtained their permission to go to sea to make a career for myself there.

Fritz Sauckel

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.

Will Durant

Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble.

Stuart Symington

There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.

Franklin P. Adams
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