He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
Let thy discontents be thy secrets.
Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root, nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular, about this earth doth run and ride. He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where; He says it is so far, that he has quite forgot how to go there
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
If everybody was satisfied with himself there would be no heroes.
Idleness, women, disorder, a foolish partiality for one's own native place, discontent and timidity are six obstructions to greatness.
Next to Christianity, advertising is the greatest force in the world. And I say that without sacrilege or disrespect. Advertising makes people discontented. It makes them want things they don't have. Without discontent, there is no progress, no achievement.
Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this son of York.
Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
To be discontented with the divine discontent, and to be ashamed with the noble shame, is the very germ of the first upgrowth of all virtue.
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
By our pontifical assertions, our superior impatience, and our casual brushing aside of their curiosity, we do not encourage their inquiry, for we are rather apprehensive of what may be asked of us; we do not foster their discontent, for we have ceas.
The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
The aim of a true achievement must lie, not in futile efforts towards the complete accommodation of man to circumstances in which he chances to find himself, but in the maintenance of a kind of candid discontent, in the face of the very highest achie.
Everything becomes so problematic because of basic faults from a discontent with myself.
I recognize there is discontent - for political reform, for the need for fighting corruption, for improving services. But that can not justify this violence of a few.
If it's a bad plan, consumers should have an outlet for their discontent.
Beijing's biggest challenge is to sustain growth, sufficient to keep unemployment and rural discontent from rising to destabilizing levels, and to maintain increases in living standards.
There was a growing undercurrent of discontent by fiscal conservatives kept under wraps because Bush delivered four tax cuts in four years. It had been a unifying theme. That is over now because of the gigantic deficits
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who Is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost invariably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable, and so, if he is romantic, he tries to change it. And if he is not romantic personally, he is apt to spread discontent among those who are.
The splendid discontent of God With Chaos, made the world; And from the discontent of man The world's best progress springs.
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