Discontent Quotes

The vast concourse of people who had assembled to witness the triumphant arrival of the successful travellers was of the lowest orders of mechanics and artisans, among whom great distress and a dangerous spirit of discontent with the government at that time prevailed.

Fanny Kemble

There are many ways of showing your protest and discontent without the actions of Kremlin.

Garry Kasparov

As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.

Albert J. Nock

Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.

Kenneth Grahame

Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God.

Cyril Cusack

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.

Mohandas Gandhi

Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development.

Elizabeth Stanton

If there was discontent before and the holidays are another opportunity to face one another across the table and be disappointed again, that will only reinforce the idea about divorce.

Sharyn Sooho

The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent a sort of love without a beloved, the ache we feel in a member we no longer have.

Jose Gasset

Wealth and poverty the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato

It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.

George Eliot

Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.

Chinese Proverbs

Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.

Robert Herrick

Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

Henry H. Haskins

That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.

James Thomson

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Updated On : March 19, 2011
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