Quotes About Complaining

Awesome Quotes and Sayings About Complaining

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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.

~ Maya Angelou


When any fit of gloominess, or perversion of mind, lays hold upon you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaints.

~Samuel Johnson


I personally believe we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.


If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.

~Anthony J. D’Angelo



Never tell your problems to anyone…20% don’t care and the other 80% are glad you have them.
~Lou Holtz


You can overcome anything if you don’t bellyache.

~Bernard M. Baruch


I think that the insane desire one has sometimes to bang and kick grumblers and peevish persons is a Divine instinct.

~Robert Hugh Benson


Haven’t you learned anything, not even with the approach of death? Stop thinking all the time that you’re in the way, that you’re bothering the person next to you. If people don’t like it, they can complain. And if they don’t have the courage to complain, that’s their problem.

~ Paulo Coelho


One’s life must seem extremely flat
With nothing whatever to grumble at!
~W.S. Gilbert


I feel like I'm waiting on something that isn't going to happen

Don’t complain; just work harder.

~Randy Pausch


I personally believe we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.

~Jane Wagner


Untold suffering seldom is.

~Franklin P. Jones


I will not be as those who spend the day in complaining of headache, and the night in drinking the wine that gives it.

~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Learn to accept in silence the minor aggravations, cultivate the gift of taciturnity, and consume your own smoke with an extra draft of hard work, so that those about you may not be annoyed with the dust and soot of your complaints.

~William Osler


 Every tomorrow has two handles we can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith


If you can quit, quit. If you can’t quit, stop complaining – this is what you chose.

~ J.A. Konrath


In trying to get our own way, we should remember that kisses are sweeter than whine.

~Author Unknown


I can’t complain, but sometimes I still do.

~Joe Walsh


Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to taking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young.

~ Sigmund Freud


Do not listen to those who weep and complain, for their disease is contagious.

~Og Mandino


You could at least complain, I say. I adore complaining. It calms the nerves.

~ Franny Billingsley


It is no use to grumble and complain;
It’s just as cheap and easy to rejoice;
When God sorts out the weather and sends rain –
Why, rain’s my choice.

~James Whitcomb Riley


Complaining is truly my strongest weakness.

~ Evinda Lepins


Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

Sweat silently.  Let’s have no squawking about a little expenditure of energy.

~Martin H. Fischer


The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.

~Randall Jarrell


That’s typically what writers do; we just sit around complaining most of the time. And the better things are going, the more they complain.

~ Markus Zusak


Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.

~Antoine Rivarol


There will come a time when you believe everything is finished.  That will be the beginning.


The tendency to whining and complaining may be taken as the surest sign symptom of little souls and inferior intellects.

~Lord Jeffrey


People that pay for things never complain.  It’s the guy you give something to that you can’t please.

~Will Rogers


Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy that the thorn bush has roses.



To make a criticism is a bit like complaining about the shape of the Pyramids.

~Author Unknown


The world is so dreadfully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain.

~Ronald Firbank