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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

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.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
Let thy discontents be thy secrets.
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.
Who is not satisfied with himself will grow; who is not sure of his own correctness will learn many things.
The greatest weariness comes from work not done.
Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.
If necessity is the mother of invention, discontent is the father of progress.
The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.
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
Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.
Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.
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.