Quotations on Complaint

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First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Love, Time, Complaint, First, First love, Man)

Now my complaint is there are only 18 hours to work in a day.
- Heston Blumenthal
(Keywords: Work, Complaint, Day, Now)

A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Keywords: Work, Civil rights, Complaint, Credit)

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
- Robert Burns
(Keywords: Character, Complaint, Firmness)

May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: People, Being, Complaint, Fact, May)

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Love, Vision, Complaint, Joy, Mind, Selfishness)

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Keywords: People, Complaint, Understanding)

As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps' use of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion.
- Ron Kind
(Keywords: Army, Complaint, Will)

Signs of fatigue soon manifested themselves more and more strongly, and slowly the men dropped out one by one, from sheer exhaustion. No murmur of complaint, however, would be heard.
- Fritz Kreisler
(Keywords: Men, Complaint, Exhaustion, Fatigue)

The complaint of bad pay, and difficulty in obtaining it, is almost generally reiterated through every department of education.
- Joseph Lancaster
(Keywords: Education, Complaint, Difficulty)

I'm glad to see that women have an important role within the industry. My no. 1 complaint would still be that most women are very submissive and victims. I would like to see women portrayed in a much stronger and intelligent capacity.
- Rita Mero
(Keywords: Women, Complaint, Victims)

It's ironic that in our culture everyone's biggest complaint is about not having enough time; yet nothing terrifies us more than the thought of eternity.
- Dennis Miller
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Complaint, Culture, Eternity, Nothing)

The most frequent complaint I hear from college students is that professors inject their leftist political comments into their courses even when they have nothing to do with the subject.
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Keywords: College, Complaint, Nothing, Students)

With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue.
- Nassau William Senior
(Keywords: Happiness, Virtue, Wealth, Attention, Complaint, Consideration, First, Grave, Obstacles, Respect)

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
- George Bernard Shaw
(Keywords: Heart, Complaint, Income, London, Man)

The grief of the keen is no personal complaint for the death of one woman over eighty years, but seems to contain the whole passionate rage that lurks somewhere in every native of the island.
- John Millington Synge
(Keywords: Death, Complaint, Grief, Woman, Years)

Certainly there was no just cause of complaint from the Northern States - no advantage was ever sought or obtained by them for their section of the Republic.
- Robert Toombs
(Keywords: Cause, Complaint, states)

Lives have been altered in fundamental ways, and later, after they acquire a more complete understanding of what goals are actually attainable, many are left facing a lot of pain and frustration. And yet, there's no culture of complaint.
- Garry Trudeau
(Keywords: Goals, Complaint, Culture, Frustration, Pain, Understanding)

Ibrahim tells his story without a grain of complaint, and this was true for all of the band members. This is very much part of the Cuban spirit and soul.
- Wim Wenders
(Keywords: Soul, Complaint, Spirit)









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