Discontent Quotes

Most popular discontent quotes

Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
And from the discontent of man
The world's best progress springs.


There should be a science of discontent.  People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.


There is probably nothing more sublime than discontent transmuted into a work of art, a scientific discovery, and so on.
The best I can figure is that discontent in all of its forms comes from the absence of true love or a lack of inner purpose or a combination of the two.
Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them.


Boredom or discontent is useful to me when I acknowledge it and see clearly my assumption that there's something else I would rather be doing.  In this way, boredom can act as an invitation to freedom by opening me to new options and thoughts.