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complaining Quotes

26 of the best book quotes about complaining
  1. #1
    “If you’re frustrated because you’re not getting what you want, stop for a second: Have you actually flat-out asked for it? If you haven’t, stop complaining. You can’t expect the world to read your mind. You have to put it out there, and sometimes putting it out there is as simple as saying, ‘Hey, can I have that?‘”
  2. #2
    “A woman who will be like a rock in a riverbed, enduring without complaint, her grace not sullied but shaped by the turbulence that washes over her.”
  3. #3
    ″Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won’t make us happier.″
  4. #4
    “Those who do not complain are never pitied.”
  5. #5
    “I might have known,” said Eeyore. “After all, one can’t complain. I have my friends. Somebody spoke to me only yesterday. And was it last week or the week before that Rabbit bumped into me and said ‘Bother!’. The Social Round. Always something going on.”
  6. #6
    “Too many people go thru life complaining about their problems. I’ve always believed if you take one-tenth the energy you put into complaining and applied it to solve the problem, you’d be surprised by how well things can work out.”
  7. #7
    “It is always possible to be thankful for what is given rather than to complain about what is not given. One or the other becomes a habit of life.”
  8. #8
    “People complain about the bad things that happen to em that they don’t deserve but they seldom mention the good. About what they done to deserve them things”
  1. #9
    “Life was messy. Always had been and always would be and that was just the way it was, so why bother complaining? You either did something about it or you didn’t, and then you lived with the choice you made.”
  2. #10
    “Until then, carpe diem.”
    “What?”
    “It’s Latin,” I said. “It means, complain in daylight.”
  3. #11
    “One of the mistakes many of us make is that we feel sorry for ourselves, or for others, thinking that life should be fair, or that someday it will be. It’s not and it won’t. When we make this mistake we tend to spend a lot of time wallowing and/or complaining about what’s wrong with life. “It’s not fair,” we complain, not realizing that, perhaps, it was never intended to be.”
  4. #12
    “No complaining today. You do this thing too much. Do not make me kick you. I do not like kicking. It hurts my toes.”
  5. #13
    Still, as it grew, it complained, “Oh! how I wish I were as tall as the other trees, then I would spread out my branches on every side, and my top would over-look the wide world. I should have the birds building their nests on my boughs, and when the wind blew, I should bow with stately dignity like my tall companions.”
  6. #14
    “It’s like wearing gloves every time we touch something, and then, forgetting we chose to put them on, we complain that nothing feels quite real. Our challenge each day is not to get dressed to face the world but to unglove ourselves so that the doorknob feels cold and the car handle feels wet and the kiss goodbye feels like the lips of another being, soft and unrepeatable.”
  7. #15
    “A warrior does not complain or lament anything, and sees challenges as neither good nor bad. Challenges are simply challenges.”
  8. #16
    “Patients with complex PTSD often come to doctors with vague complaints - intractable insomnia, unrelenting aches and pains, or stubborn depressive symptoms - so the link between their trauma and the present situation is not clearly identifiable.”

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  1. #17
    “Too often the people complain that they have done nothing with their lives and then they wait for somebody to tell them that this isn’t so.”
  2. #18
    “When downsides coexist with upsides, as they often do, people are reluctant to explore what’s bugging them, for fear of being labeled complainers. I also realized that this kind of thing, if left unaddressed, could fester and destroy Pixar.”
  3. #19
    “Do not complain. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution.”
  4. #20
    I have gone to war and now I can issue my complaint. I can sit on my porch and complain all day. And you must listen.
  5. #21
    “Mississippi is like my mother. I am allowed to complain about her all I want, but God help the person who raises an ill word about her around me, unless she is their mother too.”
  6. #22
    “Never complain or make excuses. If something seems unfair, just prove yourself by working twice as hard and being twice as good.”
  7. #23
    Codependents make great employees. They don’t complain; they do more than their share; they do whatever is asked of them; they please people; and they try to do their work perfectly—at least for a while, until they become angry and resentful.
  8. #24
    “To quietly work away at disposing of your own excess is actually the best way of dealing with a family that doesn’t tidy. As if drawn into your wake, they will begin weeding out unnecessary belongings and tidying without your having to utter a single complaint . . . Cleaning quietly on one’s own generates another interesting change—the ability to tolerate a certain level of untidiness among your family members.”
  9. #25
    “They have the kind of things we can eat. ”
  10. #26
    “Remember, every year two million people die of dehydration. So it doesn’t matter if the glass is half full or half empty.”
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