Quotes about Complaints and complaining

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It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.
If I were to say, God, why me? about the bad things, then I should have said, God, why me? about the good things that happened in my life.
Never excuse, never explain, never complain.
Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn't take any brains to complain.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
I felt sorry for myself because I had no shoes -- until I met a man who had no feet.
Noise proves nothing, Often a hen who has laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid.
Don't complain that you are not getting what you want, Just be glad you are not getting what you deserve!
When a person finds themselves predisposed to complaining about how little they are regarded by others, let them reflect how little they have contributed to the happiness of others.
The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it.
Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect.
The sun was shining in my eyes, and I could barely see to do the necessary task that was allotted me. Resentment of the vivid glow I started to complain. When all at once upon the air I heard the blind man's cane.
Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
Those who do not complain are never pitied.
If all complaints had to be accompanied by the submission of a delicious sandwich then fewer people would voice them while more would be willing to listen.
The squeaking wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced.
One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.
When any anxiety or gloom of the mind takes hold of you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaining; but exert yourselves to hide it, and by endeavoring to hide it you drive it away.
The tendency to whining and complaining may be taken as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.
It is rare indeed that there is not ample occasion for grumbling.
I can't complain, but sometimes I still do.
Those who complain about the way the ball bounces are often the ones who dropped it.
I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception.
Complaint is the largest tribute Heaven receives.
Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves.
We lose the right of complaining sometimes, by denying something, but this often triples its force.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
We have no more right to put our discordant states of mind into the lives of those around us and rob them of their sunshine and brightness than we have to enter their houses and still their silverware.
He cannot complain of a hard sentence, who is made master of his own fate.
When people complain of life, it is almost always because they have asked impossible things of it.
One chops the wood, the other does the grunting.
I find it unusual that it is more socially acceptable to complain about what you have than it is to ask for what you want.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him.
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.

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