Complaining Quotes

Most popular complaining quotes

Don't tell other people your troubles. Half of them aren't interested, and the other half will think you deserved it.
I complained because I had no shoes until I met a man with no feet.


The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying "the trouble with this country is..."
What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.
I'll protest like the dickens, but I don't complain. After hearing someone complain, my grandmother would say, "There are people all over the world, Black and White, rich and poor, who went to sleep when that person went to sleep, and they have never awakened. They would give anything for five minutes of what that person was complaining about."
He that always complains is never pitied.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the first to be replaced.
The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets all the grease.
The next time you feel like complaining, remember that your garbage disposal probably eats better than 30% of the people in the world.


To complain is always nonacceptance of what is. It invariably carries an unconscious negative charge. When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness.
If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally. If you want to take responsibility for your life, you must choose one of those three options, and you must choose now. Then accept the consequences. No excuses. No negativity. No psychic pollution. Keep your inner space clear.


Never complain and never explain.
Those who do not complain are never pitied.
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction.
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion.

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Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain—and most fools do.


A complaint that's not looking for a solution is a disease not looking for a cure.
I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.


Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.

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Learn to replace complaining with making requests and taking action that will achieve your desired outcomes.
Only he has a right to complain of undeserved misfortune, that is unwilling to accept undeserved good fortune.
Don't complain.  The people who will listen can't do anything about it, while the people who can do something about it won't listen.
Humans need to complain just as they need to breathe. Never stop them; just manipulate them by controlling what they complain about and supply them with reasons to complain. They will complain but be thankful.